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Pregnancy and Early Childhood Developmental Support Programs

Whether a family is expecting their first or fourth child, the experience of bringing new life into this world can be a combination of...

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month at The Children’s Museum of Phoenix

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix and Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation (DDAZF) have partnered to bring oral health programming to the Museum for the...

Donate to Toy Drive for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

With Thanksgiving around the corner, you can get into the giving spirit by donating to a holiday toy drive helping local grandparents in need. The...

Fashion Week 4 Kids Event

Fashion Week 4 Kids (FW4K) is partnering with The Johnjay & Rich #LoveUp Foundation, and Arizona’s Department of Child Safety for its seventh annual...

Bike and Road Safety Tips for Kids

By John Hogen, Vice President of the Rob Dollar Foundation With temperatures cooling down and the fall season in full force, it is a popular...

Tucson Organization Helping to Keep Streets Safe for Children and Families

Living Streets Alliance, a non-profit Tucson organization advocating for equitable transportation systems and vibrant placemaking, has been working for 11 years to prioritize people’s...

Southwest Human Development : Disability Resources

Being a parent is hard. Navigating questionable online advice and shuttling your kids from appointment to appointment...

Free Dental Services for Families

  Risas Dental and Braces will be providing FREE dental services on Labor Day, September 5th, 2022 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. No previous registration...

Keep kids learning at home this summer

Summer break is a great time for families to relax, have fun, and keep those school-year stresses at bay. However,

Gila River Resorts & Casinos Donate to Nonprofits for Children

Every year, Gila River Resorts & Casinos select four nonprofits to be the beneficiary of the Everi Cares Kiosk donation program, which is a...

Chandler Girl Scout Helps Youth Discover Skating

When 15-year-old Chandler resident Maria Gonzalez isn’t on the ice practicing for her next figure skating competition

Thrive to 5 Playfest: An Outdoor Family Fun Event

You and your family are invited to a day of outdoor family fun at Southwest Human Development, Arizona’s inaugural Thrive to 5 Playfest. The event will take...

Toy Drive Benefitting the Banner Cardon Pediatric ICU

The Armer Foundation, a local non-profit aiming to help families who have children with extreme medical needs, is hosting their 3rd Annual Holiday Toy...

Girl Scouts Announces New Cookie for the 2022 Cookie Season

Thin mints make way—a new Girl Scouts cookie is coming to town this 2022 cookie season! The “Adventurefuls” are an indulgent brownie-inspired cookie with...

AZ Non-Profit Offers Support to Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents can play a significant role in their grandchild’s life. However, some grandparents find themselves in circumstances where they must take on the role...

Southwest Human Development car raffle supports early childhood programs

Southwest Human Development has launched Dream Big, Move Fast — a car raffle to support its early childhood programs and services that help more...

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...