Pa. House approves bill extending PFAs to pets, animal companions | Tuesday Morning Coffee
Pets play 'an essential role in offering comfort' to people experiencing abuse, the bill's sponsors said
In Philly, prospective LGBTQ+ parents receive guidance on adoption, other issues from local experts
The annual Paths to Parenthood program, put on by Philadelphia Family Pride, runs until July 27.
Pa. House moves legislation on Illegal dumping and retirement savings
Illegal dumping, a new state retirement system and arbitration for family disputes are among the issues the state House tackled this week.
5 tips for buying baby toys that support healthy development | Opinion
Americans spend $20B on baby toys. But it's hard to know which toy will be fun, educational and developmentally appropriate.
What white people get wrong about Black dads | Opinion
The Black men I saw growing up had only ever worked toward one goal with their children: To give them a better life than they had.
What’s behind the U.S. infant formula shortage? Your questions answered | Opinion
And how to make sure that it doesn’t happen again.
My son has Down syndrome. Your taxes enrich his life | Opinion
So, for another year, on behalf of Greg and our family ... thank you
‘That is how we will lift up our nation’s middle class’: In Pgh, VP Harris touts child tax credit
In her first visit to Pittsburgh since becoming vice president, Harris met with children in a summer camp program at a neighborhood rec center.
The pandemic changed a lot. But not the partisan debate over paid leave | Thursday Morning Coffee
Just 14 states and Washington D.C. now mandate paid leave. Democratic bills in the Pa. House and Senate seek to change that.
These are the best and worst places in the U.S. to raise a family. How’d Pa. do? | Wednesday Morning Coffee
A new study shows the Keystone State's biggest cities have some work to do when it comes to welcoming families.
Philly’s Home & School Council highlights fathers’ voices
For the first time in its 124 years, the Philadelphia Home and School Council is being led by Black women.
LGBTQ groups mobilize against bill sponsored by Pa. Rep. Kelly targeting same-sex adoptions
The bill would significantly reduce federal funding for states that prevent anti-LGBTQ foster care and adoption agencies from participating in child-welfare programs.