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Author Archive | Denise LaRosa


Positive Discipline

  “Because I said so!” “Keep crying and I’ll give you something to cry about!” Many of us heard these rants countless times throughout our childhood and adolescence. Coupled with such tirades was the discipline structure of punishment and rewards. As the mother of a 3 year old and 1 year old, it didn’t take […]

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Kindness is contagious.Pass it on!

Remembering the life, legacy and lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Today, our nation will recognize the life, legacy and lessons of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This is a man who dedicated his life to serving others and peacefully fighting for unity, equality and civil rights. Oftentimes, our school-age children, and even us adults, look forward to this “day off.” I encourage […]

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5 Pittsburgh Nonprofit Organizations You and Your Family Can Support

Every family is busy with the daily hustle and bustle of life. Whether it’s rushing to work, school, soccer practice or dance lessons, it’s easy for families to feel bored and disconnected from each other and the world around them. Perhaps one of the best ways to bring your family together is through community service […]

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5 Children’s Books by Pittsburgh Authors

Reading with your child is one of life’s most precious gifts. Whether you’re cuddled up on the couch, snuggled up in bed, or spending quality time at the local library, books have an amazing way of taking you and your children to far away places, warming your heart and enriching your child’s literacy experience. Pittsburgh is full of talented people, including children’s books authors. In […]

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