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Caddie scholarship program sends Pittsburgh teens to college: Could your teen be next?

This year, more than 910 deserving golf caddies across the country attended college on the Chick Evans Scholarship, one of the nation's largest privately funded scholarship Programs.

Allegheny County Parks Still Seeking Lifeguards for 2016 Swimming Season

Pittsburgh Parent wins awards for Editorial Excellence in Journalism

Let’s kick off spring with the New Mom's Code

Know the Score: Wearing Eye Protection Prevents Athletes from Getting Benched Due to Injury

Best tips for Co-Parenting with an Ex

You just finalized your divorce, but it’s never really over because you have children together. What are the best ways to co-parent? How can you do what’s right for the kids but keep the peace with your ex?

Today’s world: Families in crisis

Dr. Charles Fay of the Love and Logic Institute notes, “Under the combined burden of a slow economy, rising prices and kids facing more difficult temptations and other pressures, many families are imploding. The picture is not a pretty one for many people trying to raise families in today’s high stress environment.”

This is the Superhero we’ve all been waiting for

For years, the only characters young girls saw on television who they might view as close-in-age role-models were petty, shallow, gossipy, and highly sexualized; think Gossip Girl, Secret Life of an American Teenager, 90210, or Glee.

Protect the tools that keep PA kids safe

“Be My Neighbor Day” honors Fred Rogers by celebrating family volunteerism

United Way of Southwestern PA, in partnership with The Fred Rogers Company and WQED, presents its annual “Be My Neighbor Day.” On Saturday, March 19, 2016, hundreds of families will help their neighbors by participating in fun, free volunteer activities at four local YMCAs.

Focus on Winter Space Heater Safety

Nearly every winter in the Pittsburgh region, someone is killed, injured or loses a home in an accident involving space heaters.

Mom-invented FunBites honored with National Parenting Product award

FunBites cuts food into geometrical shapes and bite-size pieces making mealtime fun for children and struggle-free for parents. Each set comes with a curved blade cutter to cut through foods such as sandwiches, pancakes, fruit, quesadillas, veggies and more; and a matching popper top to pop out bite-sized pieces.