$4.4 million from Heinz Endowments to support child care programs, from prenatal to age 3

“The pandemic ripped open the curtain on the precarious state of our nation’s early childhood care and education system.”

Keys to concentration: Why meeting basic needs means everything for kids in school

In addition to healthy food, kids need to feel safe, accepted for who they are and represented in their school communities.

The Children’s Home Pediatric Specialty Hospital wins national award for its Ready. Set. Home! initiative

Families will learn troubleshooting techniques that may reduce emergency visits to the hospital.

As more parents are vaccinated, what activities are safe for kids?

Many parents are vaccinated, but their kids are not, and this is leading to lots of questions about what’s safe. KDKA’s Kristine Sorensen talked with Dr. John Williams, head of […]

Dr. G: 6 questions to ask about summer camp safety

Many kids are head over heels for summer camp and our camps are bending over backward to make it safe for kids this summer.

Sponsored Content Kids diagnosed with autism find an array of support and services at The Children’s Institute

“We want parents to know that The Children’s Institute is here to help.”

‘Audacious’ Pittsburgh Study works to ensure all children thrive

Hope is among the myriad questions the Pittsburgh Study asks.

The 50-year legend behind Pittsburgh’s own Mr. Yuk

Fifty years ago, a local doctor created the Poison Control Center and the Mr. Yuk symbol.  When Dr. Richard Moriarty was a resident at UPMC Children’s Hospital, he realized the […]

Mt. Lebanon students assemble personal care kits for local families in need

Global Links’ goal is to collect 21,000 kits by the end of 2021.

Exhausted parents learn how to get babies to sleep through the night thanks to this virtual class

There’s a small window of opportunity to teach little ones from 6 months to 2-and-a-half years how to be their own Sandman.

23 ways to make the most of outdoor winter fun in Pittsburgh

It’s the perfect time of year to challenge kids to try a new skill or explore undiscovered parks.

Dr. G on what to do when your kids are sick during the pandemic

“Right now, a sick day for one person in your home is a sick day for everyone in your home.” 

Eye Strain

How to protect your kids’ eyes during remote learning

“When they stop doing close work, the eye can still be turned in and then they see double or seem a bit dazed.“

Missed the first ‘So Now What?’ webinar? Catch it here with insight from Dr. Megan Freeman.

Dr. Freeman shares reliable, evidence-based information about COVID-19 to help parents navigate back-to-school.

This webinar series offers tips on how to manage back-to-school

Learn from the country’s leading experts in education and childhood development.

9 things to do in with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from Meowfest to an elephant birthday party

Having a great week with kids all comes down to attitude – and having a list of fun activities doesn’t hurt either.

From toddlers to teens: How to help your kids get a good night’s sleep

“Sleep is like a bank account — you only have so much to withdraw.”

10 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from a ‘Jurassic Park’ Watch Party to Pop Art Pop Ups

Seeking a well-balanced life for your family? You’ve got it covered here.

Getting Children Tested For Coronavirus Is Not That Easy Or That Simple

Getting kids tested for coronavirus is not that easy or that simple

Many people want to get their kids tested for coronavirus, whether it’s because they want to visit with grandparents, or they traveled out of state and the kids need negative […]

Connecting Champions matches kids with cancer to mentors in their dream jobs

The organization asks young cancer patients: “What do you want to be when you grow up?”


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