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Lutheran schools in Arizona

ANTHEM North Valley Christian Academy 42101 N 41st Drive #101, Anthem 623-551-3454 • Profile: K-8 Christian elementary school (expanding to high school at 33655 N 27th Dr, Phoenix, in August 2017); offers education with a biblical worldview and an emphasis on emotional and social intelligence; serves families of all faith backgrounds; opened in 2011; […]

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Stay and play: 10 posh staycation spots in metro Phoenix


This is one time of year when our Midwestern friends and relatives — who are enjoying blissful 80-degree days — can gloat, while we’re barricaded indoors from triple-digit temps. Still, there is a reason metro Phoenix is a vacation destination, and because so few visitors show up during our hottest months, we can swoop in […]

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Digital Edition Library

June/July 2017 How to purchase a print copy

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Summer Survival Guide: Play, learn and have fun in metro Phoenix


Months of triple-digit temperatures can be draining — especially for families with kids who want to be active and outdoors during summer vacation. Thankfully, the Valley is well equipped to keep us entertained with enjoyable indoor and nighttime activities. We’ll be sharing our favorites in this space daily through July. Need more ideas? Don’t forget our […]

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High-school civics: There’s an app for that


Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived? If your answer was American Indians, you’d be on your way to mastering a civics test that all Arizona high-school students must pass this year. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed the American Civics Act in 2015, making Arizona the first state to enact a law requiring students […]

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SARRC launches all-ages program to diagnose autism


Because there are still long waiting lists for autism evaluations in medical offices across the Valley, Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center has launched a new Diagnostic Services Program where skilled clinicians work with individuals of all ages to accurately diagnose or rule out autism spectrum disorder. SARRC’s licensed psychologists conduct most evaluations in one […]

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Choosing the right early childcare environment


Some decisions are easier than others: Should I let my child go to school wearing a Batman cape? (Yes.) Should I make good on my threat to turn this car around right now? (No.) Is it really OK to serve pancakes for dinner? (Yes!) Parents make as many daily decisions as there are Legos on […]

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Where to RIDE TRAINS in Arizona


Kids love trains! And let’s face it — plenty of adults do, too. We’ve pulled together a list of places in Arizona when the whole family will enjoy riding the rails. Full-scale trains Grand Canyon Railway 1-800-THE-TRAIN (843-8724) • Departs daily at 9:30am and travels 65 miles from Williams to the South Rim of […]

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Win tickets to Sea Life Arizona Aquarium’s newest exhibit


Congratulations! Darby Burke has won a family four-pack of tickets to Sea Life Arizona Aquarium and its newest exhibit: Colorado River Adventure.  

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Happy Mother’s Day! 5 freebies for moms

Mothers day message on paper hearts

We all know moms love a great deal. When it involves fun activities for the whole family, so much the better! Here are five freebies for moms available on Mother’s Day, May 14. Enjoy the celebration—and the fact that your kids will be so happily worn out at the end of the day bedtime will […]

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