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Health and Safety

16 Local Families Gifted Pool Fences from Child Crisis Arizona

On July 31, 2021, mother of four Brandi Stoll’s 2-year-old daughter Alizah had a near-fatal drowning in their pool, even while the family was there...

UnitedHealthcare & Isaac School District Host Free Back to School Health Fair

On Saturday July 15 UnitedHealthcare will host its annual one-day Back-to-School event at Isaac Middle School. The public event takes place from 9 a.m. to...

Back-To-School Dental Hygiene Program

From July 1 through August 13, the Children’s Museum of Phoenix is teaming up with Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation for their annual Back-to-...

Tips for Keeping Kids Hydrated During Hot Summer Months

Kids should be encouraged to move their body every day. The general recommendations, through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), say that...

Surviving Arizona Summers Protecting Your Child from the Summer Sun

Living in Arizona, we have such wonderful weather most of the year. Summers, however, can be challenging due to the heat. Fortunately, if you...

Safety Tips for Independence Day

Nothing says the Fourth of July like fireworks! Celebratory sparklers can light up the evening as fireworks blossom across each county—and don’t forget the...

3 Summer Smile Busters and How to Overcome Them

By: Tiffany Di Giacinto, Delta Dental of Arizona Summer. Summer. Summertime! Time to sit back and unwind. Between the pool parties, staycations, barbeques and out-of-state adventures,...

How to Be Monsoon Ready

The official start of Monsoon season is here and with that can lead to downed power lines and trees, power outages and flooded streets...

Get Mom Strong: Tucson Mom Starts Fitness App for Women

Ashley Nowe, a Tucson-native and mom to four boys, started a fitness program designed specifically for pregnant and postpartum women inspired by her own...

Boat Safety for Families

Nothing is more nostalgic for summer memories than spending the day on the lake. We want to keep your family safe this summer so...

Maternal Mental Health Awareness: Adjusting to Life as a New Mom

Even if you don’t have Postpartum Depression or Anxiety or aren’t dealing with a miscarriage, infertility, or a loss, it doesn’t mean you can’t...

Tucson YMCA Swimfest Free Event

As drowning continues to be the leading cause of unintentional injury death among children ages 1-4 years and teens 15-19 years across the U.S.,...

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Water Safety

How long should I keep my baby in an infant bath seat? Should I be taking them to swim lessons? What about Infant Swimming...

Swim season brings drowning risks; Here’s how to keep kids safe

Swim season is here, and while it’s a favorite time for kids and families to start enjoying the Valley’s many pools and water parks,...

Picky Eating or a Misdiagnosis? What You Need to Know About Picky Eating and all Pediatric Feeding Disorders

By Jaclyn Pederson, MHI As CEO of Feeding Matters, I hear stories regularly about picky eating, disordered eating and what we now know to call...

Maternal Mental Health Awareness: Miscarriage, Infant Loss, and Infertility  

As we continue our series on Maternal Mental Health in honor of May being Mental Health Awareness month, this week the focus is on...

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...