future kings

Conversations in the Allderdice cafeteria led to the creation of Future Kings

“Terrell explained ‘Future King’ to me one day in the school cafeteria, and it stuck.”

What every parent should know about eating disorders

One local family’s story, and the resources you need to learn about eating disorders.

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Straight talk about braces and aligners from a Pittsburgh-area expert

Braces of any kind are a big investment and not every choice is right for everyone — especially kids and teens. How do Pittsburgh parents choose?

Where to get help with ADHD? Check out this video interview.

Looking for ADHD support in Pittsburgh? Here’s advice on where to begin.

UPMC data: When pregnant women get the flu vaccine, it helps protect their babies

The flu vaccine can help pregnant women and their babies. Check out the research from UPMC.

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ADHD: what to know and where to get diagnosed in the Pittsburgh area

Need help with ADHD in the Pittsburgh area? This advice may be valuable.

YouTube content that helps tweens and teens navigate school and life

Our friends at Common Sense Media have created a list of videos that can inspire and help teens and tweens.

‘tis the season to teach your kids to bake – even if their creation comes straight from a packaged mix

Teaching kids to bake yields more than tasty treats. It can also teach them how small acts of kindness go a long way, no matter the details.

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This free Pittsburgh-area postpartum support group is here for you — and has been for decades

Looking for postpartum support in Pittsburgh? Storkbites is here for you.

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Got questions you wish you could ask your kids? The Tea with Teens team has answers.

The Tea with Teens team is ready to answer questions you may wish you could ask your own kids.

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11 ways to keep Pittsburgh kids busy over winter break: camps, activities and more

Looking for Pittsburgh winter break camps and ideas for to keep kids busy? We’ve got you covered right here.

Why Taylor Swift’s movie means so much to Pittsburgh teens – and why you may want to catch it before it’s gone

Taylor Swift’s movie can be a bonding experience for tweens/teens and their parents. This teen reporter explains why.

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Spreading cheer: 10 ways your family can volunteer and give back this holiday season

Volunteering in Pittsburgh as a family: A spirit of giving during a season when kids often focus on what they’re getting.

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Mental health support for teens: What’s available and where to find it in the Pittsburgh area

Check out our guide to teen mental health support in the Pittsburgh area.

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KDKA video: Holiday advice on discovering and preserving family stories

Easy advice on discovering and preserving family stories during holiday gatherings.

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Holiday shopping: 17 Pittsburgh-area thrift and vintage shops, plus money-saving tips

Your guide to Pittsburgh thrift stores and more money-saving ideas!

5 ways to use the holiday season to gather and share family stories

All photos by Ted Anthony. So many Pittsburghers have a deep connection to their family history. But given the fast pace of our lives these days, it’s easy for family […]

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Preteen skincare, minus the TikTok hype: Real advice from local dermatologists

Got a kid entering the world of preteen skincare? We’ve got information.

School boards are incredibly powerful: Here’s what to know ahead of Election Day

School board elections matter in Pittsburgh and nationwide. Here are 6 things to know.

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Advice from the founder of Peaceful Periods to help teen girls navigate their periods at school

You can help your teen girl feel comfortable about getting her period at school. Here’s how.

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