Museum Visits with Kids

By Denise Yearian I will never forget the first time I took my kids to an art museum. They tore through the place like it was in an indoor playground. Forget seeing the exhibits myself. All I did was chase my kids around hollering, "Wait! Don't you want to see this?"...

Exploring World Cultures

By Sandi Haustein “Mom, what can I do?” “Are we going somewhere today?” “I’m bored!” Sound familiar? Instead of turning on the TV or video games when kids get antsy this summer, why not take a trip around the world? Traveling internationally might not be in your...

Back to School Traditions

By Pam Molnar The years seem to pick up speed as your child gets older. One minute they are getting on the bus for kindergarten and, in the blink of an eye, they are walking across the stage at their high school graduation. Don’t let those years go by in a blur....

Parents Ask: Sleep

Q: Heading into the start of the new school year, I always have a difficult time getting my kids back on a schedule. How much time should I actually schedule for my kids to be getting enough sleep? - Cassie from Chandler A: It’s a struggle that has gone on since time...

Stars and Stripes Crafts

By Denise Morrison Yearian Summer is a time when stars and stripes abound! Here are a few patriotic crafts and activities that double as decorations. “STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER” GARLAND Items needed: Star template; red and blue construction paper; scissors; white...

Tips for Upcoming Election

It may seem strange to talk about voting in the middle of summer, but primary elections are right around the corner. And while voting is usually on people’s radar, the combination of work, family vacations and back-to-school prep, can make it seem overwhelming to sort...

The Disorganized Child

By Kim Heitzmann We’ve all had moments of frustration with our children. Does it take them too long to get ready for school in the morning? Are they constantly losing their homework or forget to turn in completed work? Do they forget to do a chore immediately after...

Overcoming Anxiety

By Adam Issacs As we finish the year, my wife and I reflect on the progress our son, Charlie, has made since starting kindergarten two years ago. In the beginning, every morning Charlie thought he was saying goodbye to us forever. His eighth day of kindergarten was...

Upcoming Events

Wed 18

Family Music & Movement Fun

July 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wed 18

Open House – Leading Edge Academy

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wed 18

Free Family Play Class

July 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 18

Westgate Wednesdays

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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