College Application Month

How to get kids working toward college, no matter their age Any parent would be proud to see their child graduate from a good college and move on to a successful career. But it can be challenging to know just how to get them there, and especially for parents of...

Gotta Catch ‘Em All!

What parents and caregivers should know about Pokémon Go By Michelle Talsma Everson It just debuted two months ago but Pokémon Go has become the biggest mobile game in U.S. history, according to a recent infographic released by Touchstone Research. With millions of...

Teens Making a Difference

This past spring, 32 Arizona teens took home the highest award in Girl Scouting: the Gold Award. “One of the most impactful parts of Girl Scouting is earning the Girl Scout Gold Award,” said Tamara Woodbury, CEO of Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council. “This...

The Teenage Entrepreneur

By Pam Molnar With today’s economy, teens are having a hard time finding work. According the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, only 60% of teens were employed last summer compared to 75% in 1983. Under-employed adults are now filling jobs that have traditionally been...

Prepping for Prom: The Do’s and Don’ts

By Shomari B. Jackson, prevention specialist at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Take a moment and think back to getting ready for the biggest night of your high school life—prom! You spent weeks or even months making decisions with your friends and parents...

Parents Ask – LGBT

  by Dr. Dawn Byrd   Q: I have a seventeen-year-old daughter and because of some text messages I have seen on her phone I am beginning to wonder if my daughter is a lesbian or perhaps bisexual. What do I say and how do I start a conversation about it? Karen, Cave...

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