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Kids Bowl Free!

There’s nothing like an air-conditioned bowling alley to keep everyone cool and entertained during the hot summer months! What’s even better is kids can bowl...

At-Home Dad to Super Dad

It Takes a Justice League! My journey to becoming a stay-at-home SuperDad began like for most mild-mannered fathers... Life changed! For my family, a few things...

10 Father’s Day Traditions

This year, Father’s Day is on Sunday June 16th. Get ready to celebrate the dads and father-figures in your life with these fun tradition...

How to Boost Your Mental Health During the Arizona Summer

As the Arizona sun gets hotter and the days get longer, many fathers are scheduling time off work for family vacations, as well as...

Should Kids Have Homework?

5 Benefits of Homework Homework is a hot topic in the world of education. Although homework may get a bad rap at times, many schools...

Giveaway: Despicable Me Family 4 Pack Movie Screening

In the first Despicable Me movie in seven years, Gru, the world’s favorite supervillain-turned-Anti-Villain League-agent, returns for an exciting, bold new era of Minions mayhem in...

GrandKin Café

Offering coffee, connection, and community for grandparents raising grandchildren Right now, in Arizona 62,433 grandparents are responsible for their grandchildren, often stepping into a parental...

Pool Toys to Practice Swimming Skills at Home

The desert heat is on its way, and every Arizona parent knows what that means—pool time! While your first thought may be about reopening...

Becoming a Top Dad in a Changing World

I remember waking up at 4 a.m. with a feeling of excitement. This is the day I had been waiting for for a year....

The Trade Off

As a dad who works outside of the house, I often come home feeling like I’ve “missed out” on time with my son. Even...

Re-Balancing Hormones Post-Baby

The chaos of hormone fluctuations post-baby can be enough to deplete your energy, strain your relationships, and leave you feeling completely out of touch...

Subscribing to Fun

These days you can find a subscription box service for just about anything—toys, books, clothing, self-care, food—you name it, you’ll likely find it. Here are...

A Family Staycation to Remember at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort

As you start planning your summer getaways, look no further than Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson which offers something the whole family will...

Discover, Play and Explore at The Children’s Museum Tucson

Get ready for a day of imaginative play, discovery, and learning at the Children’s Museum Tucson. My husband, son, and I took a trip to...

Play and Stay

A Place for Busy Parents and Active Kids Get ready to experience an indoor play concept that you’ve never encountered before! Play and Stay, which opened...

Love Like a Dad

Parent Aid is a Tucson-based organization providing community, education, and support for parents. Their unique “Love Like a Dad” program offers a variety of...

Party Articles

Out-of-the Box Birthday Party Ideas

Wanting to do something a little extra special for your child’s next birthday party? Maybe it’s a milestone birthday—like turning double digits or entering...

Party Etiquette

Whether you’re hosting a party or attending one, you may be wondering—do people really RSVP anymore? What about goodie bags, are those still a...

How to Throw a Birthday Party that Won’t Break the Bank

I remember the days when birthday parties consisted of colorful balloons, streamers, a simple cake, and the classics like musical chairs and tag with...

How to do a drive-by birthday party

As we get deeper into quarantine, people have gotten creative with birthday celebrations. One result: the drive-by birthday party.

Home pool party? Hire a lifeguard!

Drowning happens silently and quickly. That’s why children are at risk even when — and sometimes especially when — adults are nearby. Even a "designated...