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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,...

Heart Healthy Kids

By Alexa Bigwarfe It's important for parents to remember that we have to teach our children how to live heart healthy lives. According to statistics, currently 23% of children between the ages of 2 and 5 are classified as "obese" in the United States. Children are...

Online Test Preparation

AzMERIT. PSAT. SAT. ACT. The alphabet soup of tests can rattle even the most knowledgeable student. Whether it’s finals or college entrance exams, testing can be a stressful time for students and parents, alike. But there are aids to help students manage their nerves...

Day Camp Tips

By Denise Morrison Yearian Camp season is upon us. Before sending your child to day camp, here are 10 last-minute suggestions. FILL ‘ER UP. Bring one bottle of water that has been cooled in the refrigerator and a second one that has been in the freezer. As the day...

Recycle for Earth Day

By Yvette Armendariz Phoenix mom Carrie Powers sat with her young daughters creating art projects out of recycled materials at the i.d.e.a. Museum in Mesa earlier this spring. She shared how her home features many cool projects made from scrap paper, old buttons and...

Get Ready for Sleep-Away Camp

By Denise Yearian Residential camp a wonderful, growth-filled experience that provides your child with invaluable life lessons on how to be independent, responsible and make diverse friendships. So how do you go about choosing the right sleep away camp? First talk it...

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