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Summer Getaways

Compiled by Michelle Talsma Everson School is almost out and now is the perfect time to plan a summer getaway. Whether you prefer a staycation here in the Valley or choose to drive a few hours for a more out of town experience, you won’t be disappointed with these top...

Parents Ask: Sunscreen

By Dr. Allison Kaplan   Q: “Living in Arizona, I know that sun protection is extremely important. There are so many sun screens to choose from. As a parent, what should I be looking for in the SPF number and is there a difference between the lotions and the sprays?” –...

Camp: A Kid’s Perspective

By Gayla Grace Nathan Cole, 16 years old, has attended camp every year since he was 5. His eyes light up when you ask what he enjoys most about camp and he can quickly list off reasons why he still loves to go to camp. Here are a few benefits from his viewpoint: It's...

Mother’s Day Juggling Act

By Kerrie McLoughlin Remember Mother’s Day before you were married? The day probably revolved around your own mom, stepmom or other mother figure. Then your mother-in-law came into the picture, and you had to really split your time every second Sunday in May. Once YOU...

Drama Free Birthday Party

By Sue LeBreton Expectations of both parents and children run high to have the perfect party. This makes planning and hosting a birthday party stressful. Despite your best efforts, if you have a young or sensitive child, it is possible that your child or a guest may...

Teacher Appreciation

Take the time to thank a teacher As the school year winds to a close, parents might be thinking about how to show appreciation to their child’s teachers. And it’s the perfect time – the first week of every May is Teacher Appreciation Week. Today is always a good day...

Prom Safety

A Night to Remember By Shomari B. Jackson, prevention specialist at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services As high school graduation continues to loom ever closer for Arizona seniors, teens are faced with a wild mix of emotions—sadness to be parting with friends...

Pool Party Safety

  By Nora Heston Tarte In any given year, the sun makes an appearance on 296 days in Phoenix, so it makes sense why the Phoenix-Mesa metropolitan area nabbed six of the top ten spots for cities with the largest percentage of swimming pools in the country,...

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