Idlewild Park and I go way back. I remember the ball pit as a youngin', swimming through the multi-colored plastic, just as well as I remember the first time my own kids jumped in. The picnic baskets and double stroller days have given way to We want corn dogs! chants and a single red wagon. But as ... » Learn More about Idlewild Special for Local Readers!
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If you're lucky enough to live in or around Pittsburgh, you know the Cultural Trust is what keeps the arts alive and thriving in our great city. Pittsburgh's Cultural District is impressive in its own right, but when you learn the story of how it was transformed from a forgotten piece of downtown ... » Learn More about Giveaway! Children’s Theater Festival in Pittsburgh
Many chapters in my life have already closed. The teenage years, college, dating, the pre-kids days. Sometimes I grow nostalgic and a little part of me yearns to reopen a chapter or two (smooth 21-year-old skin, I'm lookin' at you), but for the most part, I'm quite content to be standing in the ... » Learn More about Chapters & Seasons
Be honest: what's the first thing you do when you or someone you love develops a weird rash? Has a high fever? Bumps his head and may have/may not have/probably doesn't have a concussion? You take to the Internets, right?! More specifically, to WebMD. We all rely on WebMD's wealth of information, ... » Learn More about fit4Schools & a Sweepstakes for Teachers
Almost exactly one month ago today, I shared the following "champagne problem" on my Facebook page: Almost 20,000 people interacted with that Facebook post, leading me to believe our master bedroom wasn't the only hot mess out there! Then, to my extraordinary delight, a lovely lady ... » Learn More about Our Master Bedroom: 10 Years in the Making