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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 ...read more
By Judy M. Miller Adoption. It touches me every single day as three of my four children are adopted. Perhaps you also have personal experience with adoption. The Donaldson Adoption Institute estimates that more than 100 million people in the U.S. have a...read more
By Kim Heitzmann The kids are back to school and will be soon busy with book reports, tests and homework—but academics are only one aspect of a balanced life. After school activities are a great way to have fun, make new friends, learn new skill and learn life...read more
By Denise Morrison Yearian All children need nutritionally balanced meals for healthy growth and development. But for those involved in rigorous athletics, the needs may be even greater. To ensure your young athlete receives proper nutrition and hydration to fuel his...read more
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 at...read more