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Getting your act together? There are apps for that!

Moms have minimal time and maximum stress. We have bills to pay, medical appointments to schedule, kids to pick up, lunches to pack, laundry...

Q&A with Arizona’s 2018 Teacher of the Year Josh Meibos

Physical education teacher Josh Meibos says it was an honor to be named Arizona’s 2018 Teacher of the Year by the Arizona Educational Foundation....

Principal Chris Lineberry: Recess is his favorite subject

Do you ever think about how much recess time your child is getting? Does your student’s school have set guidelines? It’s something Stanfield Elementary School Principal...

April fun runs across the Valley

Laura’s Run (Sat Apr 8). Join the 10K, 5K, 1-mile fun run/walk, Doggie Trot or Kids Dash, benefiting the Laura Burdick Foundation, which helps...

Urban Jungle Fun Park opens indoor playground in Mesa

A giant indoor playground has opened in Mesa. Urban Jungle Fun Park offers trampolines, indoor climbing walls that look like skyscrapers, a ninja play...

March: Fun runs and charity walks abound

Glorious spring weather is the perfect time to get out of the house as a family and participate in a fun run or charity...

Rethinking New Year’s resolutions: Divide your goals into three sessions

Haven't been to the gym in days? Overloaded on sugar at the last dinner party? Forgot to drink your glass of water in the...

Behind the ‘zine: Kyle Pratt talks childhood obesity, value of hard work

Few interviews have touched me as deeply as this one --- probably because I, too, was overweight as I headed into a new high...

Fit Method gym in Gilbert promotes family fitness, offers meditation

Perched on a barstool at Starbucks, Gilbert gym owner Felicia Romero sips her whipped-cream-topped grande caramel latte with a smile and an ease most...

20 ways to exercise (play and have fun) as a family this year

With work demands, juggling children’s schedules and managing a household, it’s easy to let exercise and fitness slide from the list of priorities. We...

Warm weather delays Arizona Snowbowl opening until Nov. 18 or later

Considering a family ski trip --- or just need to get away? The Arizona Snowbowl north of Flagstaff originally announced it would open Friday,...

Sportball: A noncompetitive approach to coaching

A small but innovative Scottsdale gym offers a new approach to sports coaching for kids, from beginners to seasoned athletes. “There are a lot of...

Fun pool games teach serious swim skills

For kids growing up in metro Phoenix, pool time extends way beyond time spent in lessons. We asked the experts at Hubbard Family Swim...

Sweeten the case for using sports mouthguards

If your young athlete is balking at wearing a sports mouthguard, maybe a little flavor will help. Shock Doctor’s Flavor Fusion mouthguards come in RocketPunch,...

How to be good sports parents

We’ve all seen them—parents shouting instructions to their children during a sporting event or criticizing the coach in front of athletes during practice. While these...

Arizona schools guide students to eat better—and keep moving!

When Arizona schools make the news for positive reasons, RAK takes notice. Recently, 10 Arizona schools were recognized by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation...

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