Is your kid’s sleep influenced more by their DNA or their surroundings?
Patronize, volunteer and enjoy one or more of these great Memorial Day Events.
There are a host of activities and events to honor Pittsburgh mothers on their special day.
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.
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.
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.
A state deputy attorney general and his wife accused of abusing their adoptive children, will get their biological children back.
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.
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.
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.
Rania Harris stopped by Pittsburgh Today Live on Wednesday to show off some cupcakes you can make with the kids.
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.
Does your child wheeze when he’s sick? If so, he could have a higher risk of asthma.
Dimitri Rivera, 12, has autism. His mother saw signs when he was just 2-years-old.