Risky Teen Challenges

By Nora Heston Tarte The tide pod challenge rocked the nation as children coast to coast died from consuming laundry detergent pods. Parents are at a loss—why are teens participating in this risky, and seemingly purpose-less activity? Do they not understand how...

Teens and ADHD

By Chantay Banikarim, M.D. MPH Does your teen struggle with forgetting homework, organization, making decisions without thinking, concentrating on schoolwork and being patient? Could your teen have Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Absolutely. ADHD can...

Voting Makes a Difference

There are any number of reasons that you might not vote in the upcoming general election. If one reason is that you’re worried you don’t have time to evaluate the issues or sort through the candidates, we can help. Expect More Arizona can get you up-to-speed on...

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

By Pam Molnar Through the eyes of a child, Thanksgiving is a letdown holiday. Sandwiched between the candy rush of October and gift giving holidays of December, it seems like more of a holiday for the adults. To make matters worse, the kids are seated at a separate...

Parents Ask: Vaping

Q: “I’m hearing that vaping is becoming more popular than smoking traditional cigarettes and I think my daughter is doing it too. Is it safer than cigarettes? What signs should I look for and how should I talk with my daughter about this?” - Sarah from Peoria   A:...

The Not-Adopted Privilege

  By Judy M. Miller Adoption. It touches me every single day as three of my four children are adopted. Perhaps you also have personal experience with adoption. The Donaldson Adoption Institute estimates that more than 100 million people in the U.S. have a connection...

After School Life

By Kim Heitzmann The kids are back to school and will be soon busy with book reports, tests and homework—but academics are only one aspect of a balanced life. After school activities are a great way to have fun, make new friends, learn new skill and learn life...

Youth Sports Nutrition

By Denise Morrison Yearian All children need nutritionally balanced meals for healthy growth and development. But for those involved in rigorous athletics, the needs may be even greater. To ensure your young athlete receives proper nutrition and hydration to fuel his...

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