accessibility on playgrounds

How a simple change made one school playground a better place for all kids

Accessibility on playgrounds ensures that all kids can play and learn.

absenteeism in Pittsburgh schools

Absenteeism in Pittsburgh schools: Check out KDKA’s report

New strategies are helping fight absenteeism in Pittsburgh schools.

parents as allies

Join Parents as Allies for a free workshop that can help families and schools build true engagement

Join Parents as Allies for this free workshop and lunch.


VolunTOTS invites families to help spread love during Thanksgiving week

Your kids can help VolunTOTS this Thanksgiving season. Here’s how.

extracurricular activities

How many extracurricular activities are too many? These 8 ideas can help you find the answer.

Extracurricular activities are great. Downtime is, too.

Craig's Closet

Heyward House brings ‘Craig’s Closet’ to 10 local schools

Craig’s Closet locations will open in 10 Pittsburgh Public Schools buildings.

Parenting While Black

Local ‘Parenting While Black’ workshops share best practices and build connections

Parenting While Black provides best practices to parents while letting them share their experiences with each other.

Sponsored Content Go team! During Sports Eye Safety Month, keep young athletes safe and motivated with coaching from AHN Pediatrics

Advice from AHN pediatrics.

parenting and youth sports

How a bag of Skittles changed the way I parent my kids through youth sports

Parents: If your kids play youth sports, this essay is for you.

weeknight meals

Expert advice on the challenge of family meal planning — especially for busy weeknights

These strategies can make family meal planning easier.


On the final days of #BeKind21, here’s how your kids can spread kindness throughout our region

Check out the final three #BeKind21 actions for kids and adults to do this week.

The final week of #bekind21 begins: Here’s how you can get involved

Two weeks in, #BeKind21 has local kids thinking about kindness. Hear what they say!

kids and phones

When should your child get their first phone?

Photo above by Tim Gouw used by permission via Unsplash.  When should your child get their first phone? That’s a loaded question that many parents will face during this school […]


#BeKind21 continues: Hear what local kids are saying about kindness

The Pittsburgh region is now one week into the #BeKind21 campaign, and kids explain why that matters.

Daniel Tiger

New parenting resources coming from Fred Rogers Productions (plus, our ‘Daniel Tiger’ survey results!)

Fred Rogers Productions is offering helpful videos about parenting alongside episodes of “Daniel Tiger.”


#BeKind21 has begun! Here’s how you and your kids can get involved.

Now through Sept. 21, #BeKind21 will share daily ideas for cultivating kindness.


It’s kindness season, and you can be a part of #BeKind21. Here’s how.

#BeKind21 is about inspiring as many people as possible to be kind this September.

These two programs are helping pregnant women and new moms in Pittsburgh

Two local programs are tackling some of the toughest challenges women face during and right after pregnancy. Details here.

pittsburgh parks

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy releases their Summer Programming Guide

Looking for fun, free events at Pittsburgh parks? This new guide has all the info!

Maker Monday

Maker Monday, holiday edition: Let’s try making party hats!

Maker Monday is here to help you celebrate the Fourth of July!

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