As a travel agent who sells a lot of cruises, I know there are so many components to a cruise that you have to make decisions about.  Do you want a balcony, what activities do you want available onboard,...
Libraries are one of the greatest resources available to children. One of the greatest libraries in the greater Pittsburgh area is Shaler North Hills Library. Located north of the city, easily accessible from routes 28 & 8. Located on...
  For those who have never lived in or experienced Homewood on a community level you probably only know what you see on the news. Often the negative is highlighted and the true heart of the community is overlooked. Homewood...
We couldn't be happier to announce that Bloom: A Celebration of Motherhood is returning for the 3rd consecutive year in Pittsburgh! This mom-centered event will feature businesses, speakers, massages and food that all aim to make moms' lives easier...
It’s hard enough being a teen - having a smile you’re not proud of makes it even harder. Many teens’ self-esteem is tied to what they look like on the outside. As much as we try to tell them it’s...
Shady Side Academy has taken science education to a whole new level with the opening of the McIlroy Center for Science and Innovation on its 130-acre Senior School campus in Fox Chapel this past fall. The 22,000-square-foot, Gold LEED-certified...
Over the past few weeks, I’ve heard discussions of upper-class privilege and criticism of the college admissions process in the wake of the college cheating scandal. All of these are valid points/worthwhile discussions to have, but for me, the...
To the mom who tiptoes past her own child's room before the sun comes up each morning on her way spend the day with other moms' worlds...I see you. To the mom who brings home stacks of papers to grade...
Eating healthier is a common goal in almost everyone's resolution. What does that mean to you? Take a look at your relationship with food when you consider making goals towards it. Do you have healthy food habits? Do you...
The middle school years are a time of great transition, when children grow at a rapid pace socially, emotionally and intellectually. It’s a time when kids are trying to figure out who they are, searching for their strengths and...

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