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...

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...

Mommy Me Time

By Nora Heston Tarte Back to school is the perfect time to steal a few moments for you. The kids are out of the house and whether you work or stay at home that hopefully means you’ll have a few minutes to yourself each week—a welcome change from the busy,...

Camping 101

By Michelle Thompson & Louis Juers Overwhelmed with camping options? That’s understandable! There are so many different types of tents, equipment and accessories that you can get lost in the options. But Arizona State Parks and Trails wants you to get out in...

Paying for college

Don’t let money be a barrier to higher education If your child’s goals after high school include college, they are on a good path! By 2020, nearly seven of every ten jobs will require education or training beyond high school. But let’s face it, the cost of college can...

Safeguard Your Home

By Titilola Afolabi, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS Safeguarding is a continuous process of ensuring that children grow and develop in a safe and effective environment. Standard childproofing solutions such as cabinet and toilet locks and electrical outlet plugs immediately...

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