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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...

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...

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...

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...

Daddy & Me Outings

Free or Nearly Free Things for Dads & Kids to Do Whether you’re a stay-at-home dad looking for some fun things to do with your...

ASU Dad Cooks Up a Following

Darryl Postelnick, better known through his social media handles as @CookingwithDarryl, has gained over three million combined followers through his YouTube, Tik Tok, and...

Room for Two

After learning my second child would be two children, I spent my pregnancy full of worry and wonder about what it would be like...

Mother’s Day Giveaway: Colair Beauty Lounge & Med Spa

I don’t know a mom (myself included) who doesn’t love being pampered. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to...

Recycle your expired car seat at Hi-Tech Car Care in Phoenix

Has your child outgrown their seat? Is it expired? Has it been in an accident?... Don’t throw it out – RECYCLE IT! Hi-Tech Car Care...

Support for Perinatal Mental Health Conditions

Postpartum Support International is a non-profit organization that focuses on raising awareness of Perinatal Mental Health conditions and provides support services at no cost. Many...

Boot Camp for New Dads

Becoming a father for the first time is a life changing experience. Welcoming a brand new fresh human into the world and the subsequent...

How Dads can Bond with their Baby

As I sit here and think back to when I first became a dad, it was arguably one of the most terrifying and stressful...

Nine Things I Hope My Children Know About Their Health Before They Leave My House

By Kris Ann Valdez As parents, it’s a sobering thought that our children will leave home one day—solely responsible for feeding themselves, managing their stress...

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...