College Application Month

Postsecondary education should be on your radar – no matter how old your children are For a parent, there’s no prouder moment than watching your child don their cap and gown and march across the stage to receive a well-earned diploma. While a kindergarten graduation...

Typical or Troubled Teen

By Michelle Moorhead, M.A., LPC, Executive Director of Teen Lifeline Being the parent of a teenager is a difficult job. Many parents look at their stressed out teens and wonder what happened to their sweet child. The truth is, adolescence is a time of great change...

Parents Ask – Foster Care

Q: Being a foster parent is so rewarding, but I’m not sure how to help my foster child deal with her anxiety and depression. Is this normal and how can I help her?-- Roxanne - Queen Cre A: Excellent question. Before answering, I’m really glad to hear you comment how...

Teen Drug Trends

By Nora Heston Tarte   Once children hit middle school, the availability of drugs (both legal and illegal) skyrockets. A survey from the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that 13 percent of eighth graders have used drugs at least once in the past year. By...

Social Media Behavior

By Christa Melnyk Hines For our digital natives, online interaction is part of the new order. But that doesn’t mean our kids don’t require old-fashioned parental guidance. “Children today spend more time online than they do in school or with their parents so it’s...

Thanksgiving Day Games

By Pam Molnar Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to gather – up until dinner is over, that is. When their bellies are full, the men retire to watch football, the kids scatter to empty rooms and the women are often left with kitchen duty. Avoid the...

Birthday Party Life Lessons

By Kerrie McLoughlin A birthday party may look like just a birthday party to you now, but what I see is a setting for life lessons kids can learn that will carry them through their lives to help make them successful, happy and kind. Aren’t those things that we really...

Pumpkin Decorating Made Easy

By Christina Katz Most of these looks work best for medium-sized to smallish pumpkins. For best results, choose a pumpkin with a smooth, unblemished surface. Wash your pumpkin gently with mild soap and water and allow it to dry overnight before you begin decorating....

Upcoming Events

Fri 17

Infant Messy Creations

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Fri 17

Main Street Prototyping Festival

November 17 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 17

Aviation Fascination

November 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 17

AZ Teddy Bear Drive

November 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 17

Beginning Technique Class

November 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


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