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Rania’s Recipes: Cupcakes For Kids

Rania Harris stopped by Pittsburgh Today Live on Wednesday to show off some cupcakes you can make with the kids.

04/03/2013

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Best Pittsburgh Easter Events For Kids 2013

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.

03/29/2013

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Wheezing While Sick Could Mean A Higher Risk Of Asthma In Kids

Does your child wheeze when he’s sick? If so, he could have a higher risk of asthma.

03/28/2013

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Autism Numbers Are Up Based On Phone Survey

Dimitri Rivera, 12, has autism. His mother saw signs when he was just 2-years-old.

03/20/2013

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Best Restaurants for Easter Brunch 2013 in Pittsburgh

Celebrate Easter without all the stress and hassle of cooking. Read on to find out about the five best Easter brunches in Pittsburgh for Easter 2013.

03/20/2013

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Best Ways For Kids To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2013 In Pittsburgh

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.

03/08/2013

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Local Kids Go Sledding, Build Snow Forts On Late-Winter Snow Day

Kids who love snow were smiling Wednesday, especially if their school district had a “snow day.” It was a chance for one more round of sledding and snowman building.

03/06/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Presidents Day In Pittsburgh

President’s Day has historically been about patriotism and celebratory eating. Originally a day to mark the birthday of America’s first President, George Washington, this holiday was changed in 1968 to include all great American Presidents and combine Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson who had their own days. Since the culmination of this significant holiday, President’s Day has been associated in celebration with other patriotic holidays such as Memorial Day, Labor Day and Veteran’s Day. It is a day typically set aside to enjoy American activities. Here are a list of five ways to do just that in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

02/18/2013

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Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From A Pittsburgh Fitness Professional

Yoga instructor Erin Bosniak shares tips on how to keep kids happy, healthy, and full of energy through those challenging winter months and the rest of the year.

02/16/2013

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Best Resources For Homeschool Families In Pittsburgh

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.

01/18/2013

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Washington Co. Grandmother Accused Of Leaving Kids Home Alone

A Washington County woman is accused of leaving her two preschool-age grandchildren home alone for several hours.

01/09/2013

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Study Shows Possible Link Between BPA & Heart, Kidney Problems

A new study from the NYU School of Medicine is now showing a possible link between BPA exposure in children to a higher risk for heart and kidney problems later in life.

01/09/2013

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Snoop Dogg Wants To Educate Young Kids About Marijuana

In a free-wheeling and THC-saturated new interview, legendary West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg (or Snoop Lion, for those going along with his “conversion” into a more mature reggae artist) has said that he wants to educate 8- and 9-year-old kids on the virtues of marijuana.

01/04/2013

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New Study Suggests Limit On Milk Consumption For Kids

Many parents give their children milk because it’s loaded with vitamins that can keep the brain and bones healthy. However, a new study shows there should be a limit.

12/19/2012

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Hundreds Of Westmoreland Co. Kids Take Part In “Shop With A Cop” Program

More than 350 children across Westmoreland County are participating in the Shop with a Cop program this week.

12/19/2012

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