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...

Back to School Tips

Contributed by Expect More Arizona Relatives have been visited, pool toys have been packed away and camps have closed for the season. Summer vacation is coming to a close and, as teachers all over Arizona prepare their classrooms, families are gearing up for getting...

Vision and Hearing Screenings

By Nora Heston Tarte Hearing and vision problems in young kids often go undiagnosed. While school testing is designed to catch many ailments, kids are often suffering long before the school notices a problem or the tests aren’t designed to catch the type of hearing or...

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...

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....

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