Prepping from home: How to get your child kindergarten ready

Preparing for kindergarten? Me too! This year, I will begin my 12th year of...

Arizona coronavirus testing efforts to increase in July and August

Has your family been tested for COVID-19? If not, you’ll have more options than...

2020 Maricopa County summer reading program extends through Aug. 15

The Maricopa County Reads summer reading program will continue through Aug. 15 to encourage...

Gov. Ducey limits restaurant capacity, urges families to stay home

Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order today limiting dine-in restaurant capacity to 50...

Play chef at home with local takeout food kits

While many local restaurants have reopened, families in greater Phoenix may be hesitant to...

Helping kids (and adults) through the fallout of COVID-19

Poppy, age 3, spins on the floor. I ask her — again — if...

Tips to encourage summer reading

Summer is upon us, which means more free time for our kids. How can...

Girls on the Run Power Up Activity Kit offers 50 activities for girls 8-11

Girls on the Run of Maricopa and Pinal Counties had to cancel spring and...

In-person public school instruction delayed until Aug. 17

With COVID-19 numbers rising dramatically in our state, Governor Doug Ducey announced Monday that...

Raising Outdoor Kids: Staying active during quarantine (and after)

We first sensed something strange was happening while looking for bottled water during a...

Self Development Academy and Preschool meets coronavirus challenge

Self Development Academy and Preschool developed advanced, enriched, research-based social distancing activities to keep children captivated while they are safely socializing.

Is summer travel safe? Families are staying closer to home — for now

Venetia Houser, an Avondale mom of two, missed two vacations due to COVID-19 closures,...

Self-compassion, stress and children with psychological disorders

Parenting is challenging, but the challenges can be so much greater when you're raising...

Camps do the “pandemic pivot” for Summer 2020

Virtual options abound, and camps that are offering on-site programs have made some big...

When a son becomes a father, during a pandemic

Fewer distractions are more welcome these days than a text message that reads, “You...

15 ways to celebrate dads on Father’s Day: Sunday, June 21

On Sunday, June 21, we will celebrate dads and all they do. Here are...

Pandemic Parenting Poll: Anxiety tops confidence about return to school

Arizona parents have a lot of anxiety about their kids returning to school in...

“Positive impatience” describes Junior Achievement of Arizona’s 18 Under 18

When Junior Achievement of Arizona set out to identify some of our state’s extraordinary...

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