Coming soon to Children’s Museum Tucson! Families can meet storybook characters, hear readings by local dignitaries, enjoy book giveaways and participate in all sorts of fun activities during the fourth annual children’s book festival. The museum’s free “Love of Literacy” festival takes place 10am to 2pm on Saturday, Sept. 27. Valley families can make the […]
These days, changes in health care coverage can be confusing, frustrating and really tough on families at a time when they are most fragile. Caring for a child with a serious disease or a chronic illness takes all of the emotional capital a parent can muster. When parents have to worry about premiums, deductibles and […]
Moms groups: Where moms find friendship and common ground
The first time Chandler mom Laura Thompson visited a moms group, she didn’t like it. The same thing happened when she tried a second time: “It just didn’t click for me.” One day, when her son was 18 months old, Thompson noticed a “MOMS Club Open House” flier hanging in a neighborhood ice cream shop. […]
With summer winding down and kids heading back to school, it’s the perfect time for a quick craft project. This simple star ruler wreath will look great on a mantel or hanging on the front door. All you need is five wooden rulers and glue. With adult supervision, use hot glue—it dries the quickest. (Wood […]
Mini Mornings. Ages 2-5 (with an adult). Creative activity based on the theme of a story. 10am. $15/per child ($10 members). Make Meaning at the Scottsdale Quarter, 15257 N Scottsdale Rd Bldg F #160, Scottsdale. 480-845-0000 or makemeaning.com.
Enter to win a family 4-pack of tickets to see Charlotte’s Web performed by Childsplay at the Tempe Center for the Arts from Sept. 7-Oct. 12. Meet Wilbur, an endearing piglet in grave danger of ending up as pork chops, and Charlotte, the wise and winsome spider who becomes his true friend. Get caught up […]