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. […]
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 […]
NBC News has launched a mobile app it describes as “a one-stop online resource for parents navigating their children’s development in the classroom and beyond.” It may be all that, but the Parent Toolkit App is confusing to navigate, requiring a circuitous route to find information. And the child profiles required to personalize the app […]
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 […]
Public Swim. All ages. Enjoy the last day of public swimming until next summer. 1-5pm. Regular pool admission fees apply. Eldorado Aquatic and Fitness Center, 2301 N Miller Rd and McDowell Mountain Ranch Aquatic Center, 15525 N Thompson Peak Pkwy, Scottsdale. scottsdaleaz.gov/sports/aquatics.
We have 2 family 4-packs of tickets to give away for Brazilian Day at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Sept 6, noon-6pm. Presented by Afro:Baile in partnership with the Center, the 5th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival is the largest, most authentic Brazilian Independence Day event in Arizona. The festival is […]
Enter to win tickets to an advance screening of “Dolphin Tale 2″ at 10am on Saturday, Sept. 6 at AMC Desert Ridge. Synopsis: When “Dolphin Tale” opened in theaters in September 2011, audiences of all ages fell in love with Winter the dolphin. Now comes the inspired true story of Hope, the baby dolphin who […]