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Rage Rooms are popping up in greater Phoenix — some even cater to kids and families

For some moms, stress relief comes in the form of a great foot massage during a pedicure. Others unwind with retail therapy at an...

Kids are spending more time than ever watching YouTube (and much less time reading!)

Half of the kids in the U.S. will own smartphones by age 11, and phone use is on the rise for kids as young...

What we found at the Arizona Science Center’s new “Victoria the T. rex” exhibit

"Victoria the T. rex" is as awe-inspiring as one would hope of a giant dino exhibit. The 66 million-year-old dinosaur fossil, on display through...

Using Common Sense: Parenting tips for managing kids’ screen time

At a crowded Mexican restaurant in north Phoenix recently, my husband and I were seated between two lovely families — one with three kids...

Raising Outdoor Kids: Let ’em climb — indoors and out

If given the option, kids generally wouldn’t choose a documentary when they’re handed the TV remote. But “The Dawn Wall” was different. Our five only...

CPR in Schools program offers affordable kits for mandatory high school training

More than 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in a residence, and if CPR is performed, a person’s chances of survival can double...

The time machine of now: Relishing those precious moments of childhood

You know how well-meaning strangers tell you to enjoy every minute with your small children? I’d like to give you permission to throw this...

All Abilities Marketplace event in Phoenix features young entrepreneurs with disabilities

Fall weekends are filled with festivals and markets leading up to the holiday season, but this one will surely stand out. On Saturday, Nov. 16,...

Sari on Science: Explain the formation of fossils with this fun, at-home activity

Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? My daughter and I both love these prehistoric creatures, so imagine her surprise when she asked me if she could...

What I learned in grief counseling as a foster parent

Written by Maggie Zehring I got the phone call from the lawyer after dinner, as my husband was putting our kids to bed. She said...

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,...

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