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  ...

Parents Ask: Organizational Skills

Q: My 12-year-old is extremely forgetful and disorganized at home and school. My friends tell me this is normal behavior for kids this age. Is this normal and what can I do to help him? – Susan from Cave Creek A: Most 12-year-olds are forgetful or disorganized...

Parents Ask: Sleep

Q: Heading into the start of the new school year, I always have a difficult time getting my kids back on a schedule. How much time should I actually schedule for my kids to be getting enough sleep? – Cassie from Chandler A: It’s a struggle that has gone on since...

Parents Ask: Summer Eye Safety

Q: We spend a lot of time outside in the mornings, days at the water park and visit the beach. I often worry about the damage the that bright reflections, sand and water could be doing to my children’s eyes. What can I do to help keep their eyes safe during summer? –...

Parents Ask: Talking About Violence

Q: With so many things going on in the news about kids, suicide and school violence, how do I speak to my child and what should I say? – Allison, Glendale A: As acts of violence continue to shock us and shake us to our core we, as adults, have a hard time...

Parents Ask: Screen Time

By Dan Williams Q: My seven-year-old always seems to be watching TV, playing on her iPad or picking up my phone to play games. How much is too much and how can I make screen time more educational? – Valerie from Anthem A: Children in earlier generations played...

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