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There are a host of activities and events to honor Pittsburgh mothers on their special day.
Families have a great opportunity to engage in swimming activities and lessons as there are many outside public pools and a system of county parks. There are private swim clubs for advanced and beginner levels, too. Many of the swimming lessons are on a pool pass, day pass or discounted days that include water aerobics and the best deal is a free-learn-to-swim category. As the children advance in their training; it may lead to becoming a member of a swim club, but the onus is just a fun, learning experience.
Video games may be fun but when it comes to keeping kids happy and healthy, nothing beats time outside using the imagination. There’s no better way to encourage outdoor play and creativity than a tree house or play structure, but many families may not know where to start such a project. Local contractor Tom Pieza has a few tips to make creating the playhouse easier so you can start playing sooner.
Summer is a great time for kids to jump right into all types of art activities. The Pittsburgh region is a great place to be engaged in art camps, crafts, painting and pottery classes. There are a host of art centers, art studios and museums to learn all aspects of the art world, and have fun at the same time. Festivals and art shows provide an educational experience to learn about the techniques of the artisans.
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There is more than a hip and hop to meet the Easter Bunny, as the events are arranged in both educational and historical venues that highlight the culture of the Pittsburgh region. Get your cameras and baskets ready for egg hunts and visits with the all the Easter friends. Hop on the bunny trail to take a tour, make crafts, win prizes and interact with birds and animals. Interactive exhibits and displays make for a memorable Easter experience for the entire family.
The Pittsburgh region abounds with cultural, educational and sports activities. Check out these amazing summer camps and workshops that provide a positive learning experience.
March is Irish-American Month and what better way to celebrate St.Patrick’s Day with a parade in Pittsburgh? The parade route traverses through the city to highlight the Irish heritage. Families and children may use this time to learn about the culture, dances, songs, and historical background of the Irish people in the Pittsburgh region. There are free events that will make St.Patrick’s Day a special celebration to remember.
Pittsburgh is rich in cultural activities and offers museums, theaters, recreational and historical events for grandparents of all ages.
Dressing for success, a polishing your resume, getting letters of recommendation, sharpening pencils. In Pittsburgh, the job application checklist can include being stuck in traffic on the Parkway for over an hour. Lessen the stress of job searching in the Greater Pittsburgh area with these top five resources for job seekers.
Lunar New Year, celebrated by many Asian countries lasts for fifteen days and is shared in the Pittsburgh area to enjoy authentic cuisine, parades, celebrations and cultural activities. The activities highlight the customs, etiquette, festivals, history, and the arts and crafts of the Chinese culture.
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No homeschooler is an island. In all seriousness, homeschooling isn’t something to do alone. Families and tutors use an official curriculum to teach students, provide online education and take advantage of community resources. Connect with other homeschool groups and co-ops for extra-curricular activities, educational opportunities and to share ideas.
Spending time in the kitchen is a great way to bond with kids. It encourages creativity and helps to develop math skills and dexterity. Here are some easy meals that, with a little bit of supervision, you can make with your kids. Chef Kate Cunning understands cooking for kids, so much so that she teaches it. “I love cooking and want to show people of all ages what fun it can be,” she said. “At my cooking demonstrations, I always strive to show recipes that families can enjoy making together.” Here she’s done just that with three easy recipes for you and your family to enjoy any time.
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The Obamas recently introduced a new First Pet, Sunny, another Portuguese water dog just like her brother, Bo. Here’s a look back at some of the other pets that called the White House home in recent years.