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Best Places for Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts In Pittsburgh

From bottle openers to vintage vinyl, superheros, designer fashions or a great cigar, this Father’s Day you can find something for every dad at these great Pittsburgh stores.

06/04/2013

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Best Places For Horseback Riding In Pittsburgh

Saddle up — here are the best the places in Pittsburgh to go horseback riding.

06/01/2013

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Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Pittsburgh

Children of all ages may find new avenues in reading events with a myriad of choices at local libraries and learning centers in the Pittsburgh region.

05/31/2013

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Expert Offers Tips To Avoid Becoming ‘Helicopter Parents’

Have you heard of helicopter parenting? Some recent studies have shown that it can actually do more harm than good to children as they get older.

05/28/2013

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Genetics To Blame For Some Children’s Sleeping Problems

Is your kid’s sleep influenced more by their DNA or their surroundings?

05/28/2013

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Memorial Day Celebrations In Pittsburgh

Patronize, volunteer and enjoy one or more of these great Memorial Day Events.

05/13/2013

Race for the Cure 5-13-2012

Best Mother’s Day Events In Pittsburgh

There are a host of activities and events to honor Pittsburgh mothers on their special day.

05/10/2013

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Ask A Pittsburgh Chef: Best Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

Are you looking for a way to spend Mother’s Day with all of your favorite ladies? Why not make a tasty brunch? Chef Kate Cunning offers some great recipes that you can whip up with plenty of time to enjoy the company of all of the moms you are celebrating.

05/08/2013

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Best Places To Buy Mother’s Day Gifts In Pittsburgh

Is your mom a foodie? Into Yoga? Chocolate? Or an awesome book adventure? Pittsburgh has the best selection of local gifts for any mom on Mother’s Day. Check out these top five selections and don’t get stuck in a gas station buying stale flowers and a car air freshener.

04/30/2013

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Best Swim Classes In Pittsburgh

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.

04/26/2013

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Ask A Carpenter: Tips For Building A Kids’ Play Area In Pittsburgh

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.

04/19/2013

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Pa. Deputy General To Get Biological Kids Back After Abuse Claim

A state deputy attorney general and his wife accused of abusing their adoptive children, will get their biological children back.

04/18/2013

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Best Voice Lessons In Pittsburgh

Whether you dream of performing on stage as a nationally touring pop star, belting out your favorite show tunes on Broadway or simply want to better your shower singing, voice lessons are your first step to enhancing your singing skills.

04/18/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Pittsburgh

Earth Day in Pittsburgh celebrates everything a healthy environment gives us: clean air, sparkling rivers, hiking trails and amazing outdoor spaces in our city. Family-friendly festivals, special events and volunteer activities abound not just on April 22 but throughout the later weeks of April in Pittsburgh. Take part in some or all of these activities in our city this Earth Day.

04/08/2013

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Best Places For Kids’ Summer Art Activities In Pittsburgh

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.

04/05/2013

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