Dig This

By Janeen Lewis Most parents want their children to get outside away from phones, TV and video games, and gardening is a great way to achieve this goal. However, recent research shows that there are several other reasons to start a garden with kids. The benefits range...

Voting Makes a Difference

There are any number of reasons that you might not vote in the upcoming general election. If one reason is that you’re worried you don’t have time to evaluate the issues or sort through the candidates, we can help. Expect More Arizona can get you up-to-speed on...

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

By Pam Molnar Through the eyes of a child, Thanksgiving is a letdown holiday. Sandwiched between the candy rush of October and gift giving holidays of December, it seems like more of a holiday for the adults. To make matters worse, the kids are seated at a separate...

The Not-Adopted Privilege

  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...

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...

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....

SIGN UP FOR OUR

E-NEWSLETTER!

Join our monthly eNewsletter to get Arizona Parenting delivered straight to your inbox!

You rock! Thanks for signing up to receive our monthly eNewsletter! Check your inbox for confirmation!