iPads, tablets, cell phones: Bring those devices to the hospital! A new study published in the July 2014 issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, shows that video chats reduce stress for hospitalized kids. What they asked: Researchers followed 232 children hospitalized for four days or more who were given access […]
I am not a golfer (unless you count miniature golf, and I have even been known to cheat at that), so I must admit I was feeling a little out of my element when I walked into TopGolf with RAK Marketing Director MaryAnn Ortiz-Lieb. I was soon put at ease when Golf Services Manager Chilo […]
Students at Hi-Star Center for Children in Phoenix performed their own take on a popular musical for more than 500 people in May. Their production titled “The Other Mary Poppins” featured a cast of about 60 students ages 6 to 19 and was performed on the stage of Alhambra High School in Phoenix. It’s the […]
Summer nights in the pool are a highlight of childhood in Arizona. This simple, kid-friendly craft will add a bit of magic to those twilight swims. All you need is a few plastic water bottles, glow sticks and pebbles. • Add five or six pebbles to the water bottle to help it sink. • […]
Batman Day. Ages 12-18. Learn whether the Caped Crusader's tools could work in real life, create Batman goodies and have a Villain mugshot taken. 6-8pm. Free. Preregister. Foothills Branch Library, 19055 N 57th Ave, Glendale. 623-930-3837 or glendaleaz.com/library.