5 strategies for teaching tolerance that is authentic and sustainable

My naive upbringing in Upland, California led me to believe that racism and discrimination...

Sari on Science: A simple at-home activity for explaining a pandemic

Thank you to everyone who is staying home, social distancing and wearing a mask...

Gilbert dad invents water bottle for on-the-go handwashing

Suds2Go — a dual-purpose water bottle for handwashing on the go — was invented...

Raising Outdoor Kids: Not knowing everything is part of the adventure

When I walked out of REI with a rental backpack more than three years...

Using Common Sense: 9 ways to motivate kids for online learning

With COVID-19 numbers still high in Arizona, and in-person learning delayed, distance learning is...

Businesses jump in to provide on-site care, supervise digital learning

If you’re a working parent who can’t be at home supervising your child’s online...

Curiouser & Curiouser is a new live-theater experience from TheaterWorks

TheaterWorks has reinvented the live-theater experience. Curiouser & Curiouser is an  immersive, multi-sensory, intimate...

The Nash opens applications for Phoenix Jazz Girls Rising

The Nash has opened enrollment for its all-female jazz musician program, Phoenix Jazz Girls...

Children’s Museum of Phoenix offers a creative “break in a box”

On Labor Day, the Children’s Museum of Phoenix will launch its newest labor of...

Raising Outdoor Kids: Safer summer excursions

The email came two days before we were ready to leave. We had hotel...

JOANN donates face masks to schools in need

JOANN Stores, a national fabric and crafts retail chain, is helping to prepare the...

Return-to-school plan will be data-driven and emphasize local flexibility

Parents looking for clarity on the start of in-person instruction for the new school...

Pandemic Parenting Poll: When should kids go back to school?

As Arizona's COVID-19 numbers top 150,000, fears are escalating about the prospect of children, teachers, administrators and staff returning to school classrooms and hallways in just three and a half weeks.

Using Common Sense: Media literacy skills help kids navigate what’s true and what’s “fake news”

Parents are consuming a mountain of information from multiple media platforms as they follow...

Estate planning: A global pandemic is a stark reminder to make sure the kids will be OK

Creating an estate plan is something that often sits on parents’ to-do lists for...

Building anti-racist families

Twelve-year-old Jarem Bailey stood in front of a crowd of about 400 peaceful protestors....

77 percent of Arizona parents are “not at all confident” about sending kids to school Aug. 17

A little more than a month ago, we published the results of a poll...

Residential evictions moratorium extended; school decision pending

Arizona families who rent their homes or apartments will be relieved to hear that...

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Here’s how to make an easy, science-based DIY hand sanitizer

As concerns about coronavirus continue, Arizona Science Center's Sari Custer offers this science-based DIY hand sanitizer recipe that meets CDC standards.

When do you take down a pool fence?

Do kids ever outgrow a pool fence? Injury prevention specialist Tracey Fejt, RN, recommends leaving it up, no matter what your kids' ages.

How to make a sundial clock

Sunny Arizona gets a bad rap in the summertime, but you can wow the kids by showing them how to use the sun to...

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