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Childsplay stages world premiere of “Chato’s Kitchen” at Herberger Theater Center

What would you do if you were the coolest low-riding cat in the barrio? If your name is Chato, you invite your new neighbors,...

Salt River Elementary School’s Lynette Stant is Arizona’s 2020 Teacher of the Year

Lynette Stant, a third-grade teacher at Salt River Elementary School in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community is Arizona's 2020 Teacher of the Year....

“The Burn” addresses cyberbullying onstage at Phoenix Theatre

Bullying has been around forever, but with the advent of social media, posting mean-spirited messages about someone has become all too easy. BLK BOX PHX,...

The best and worst Halloween candy for teeth

Not all Halloween candies are created equally, and pediatric dentists want parents to know the difference. What do the pros consider to be the best and worst Halloween...

Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park and resort celebrates Scottsdale grand opening

Great Wolf Lodge, a new indoor water park and resort, celebrated it's Scottsdale grand opening on Thursday, Oct. 17. The 350-room, all-suite hotel next...

“Speak up” your kids: Keep the venting private; focus on positives in public

Confession: I’m good at truth-telling and being real. It’s not that I’m terrible at complimenting or lifting up my friends and family. But sometimes,...

Sari on Science: How to make spooky “crystal ball” bubbles

Halloween is my favorite holiday. The ghosts, the goblins, the candy — and all the special effects you can dream up! Every Halloween, our...

The art of the squeal: Tweens are hungry for scary books

Do you remember the “‘satiable child” of Kipling’s “Just So Stories?” The little elephant whose curiosity was impossible to satisfy reminds me of tweens’...

Using Common Sense: Cyberbullying is everyone’s business

Katey, a Chandler mom with five daughters between the ages of 10 and 13, worries about the continual — almost daily — cyberbullying that...

Raising Outdoor Kids: Yes, a family road trip without screens is possible

It was going to be a long trip through Utah, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, and we knew it would be challenging. We plotted a...

Arizona Helping Hands: Making birthday wishes come true for thousands of kids in foster care

“Laura” had a difficult childhood. She grew up in foster care and was shuffled from one home to the next. She has many memories...

Drama Free Homework: Help kids create solid routines that boost life skills

As a former elementary school teacher, JoAnn Crohn knows what it’s like to assign homework and have it come back undone. As a Chandler...

Valley Youth Theatre stages “They Chose Me!” about adoption, and it’s personal

For Bobb Cooper, Valley Youth Theatre’s producing artistic director, the subject of foster care and adoption is more than complicated. It’s personal. “It’s no secret...

San Diego caters to visiting families with “kids free” deals in October

Every October, San Diego reaches out to families with free deals for kids --- including free admission (with an adult ticket) to major attractions...

Essay contest: 20 Arizona fifth-graders will win $529 toward a college savings plan

The Arizona 529 College Savings Program has launched its first-ever essay-writing contest for fifth-graders. Twenty winning essayists — one from each of Arizona’s 15...

Fighting for ALL children: The Florence Project sheds light on family separations in Arizona

For months, many parents have felt powerless as children and babies entering the United States with their families have been physically torn from their...

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