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Ahhh, or eww... Splash parks cool, but are they clean?

Ahhh, or eww... Splash parks cool, but are they clean?

Splash parks are a great place to play for families looking for something cooler than running through the sprinklers and less expensive than a water park.

May 24, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Great teachers are a workforce investment

If Arizonans want talented and effective teachers in classrooms with our kids, then we must understand this group of professionals as a workforce and take steps to retain them in the same way we seek out and support other industries.

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Photos: Mud Day looks fun for mudders, not mothers doing laundry

Photos: Mud Day looks fun for mudders, not mothers doing laundry

It was a mother's nightmare and a kid's fantasy come true. Hundreds of children on Tuesday jumped into a 75-by-150-foot mud pit as part of the 26th annual Mud Day at a park in the Detroit suburb of Westland. -AP

July 10, 2013 10:13 am Photos

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Free and cheap things to do with the kids this week

Free and cheap things to do with the kids this week

Get the kids out of the house with this list of free and cheap things to do.

July 03, 2013 6:00 am Photos

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Cinemark Facebook coupon

If you "like" Cinemark on Facebook, you get a weekly concession coupon. 

May 29, 2013 1:00 pmLoading…
Pima County Library wants kids to 'dig in'

Pima County Library wants kids to 'dig in'

Participants play Yu Gi Oh at a Manga Mania event at the Murphy-Wilmot library. Manga is a form of Japanese comics.

May 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pima County Library wants kids to 'dig in'

Pima County Library wants kids to 'dig in'

Summer vacation's almost here, and it's time to dig in - to books.

May 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pima County Library wants kids to 'dig in'

Pima County Library wants kids to 'dig in'

Danielle Van Derlaske hands a free book to her daughter, Tatum, 1, with brother Braiden Van Derlaske, 2, during a Pima County Library summer reading event at the Reid Park Zoo.

May 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Teens mentor elementary students at Woods Memorial Library

Take your elementary aged kids to Woods Memorial Library, 3455 N. First Ave.,  at 4:30 p.m. today to work with teen mentors on words and expressive art.

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Free gardening event for kids

Whole Foods Market, located at 5555 E. River Road is having a fun, educational gardening event for kids at 9 a.m. Saturday. Best of all, it's free.

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Good deal on Zoobooks for kids

Good deal on Zoobooks for kids

Living Social is offering a one year print and digital subscription to Zoobooks for $15. That's half off the regular price of $30. It even comes with a poster and stickers.

April 05, 2013 4:30 pmLoading…

Children need support, facts on Newtown

Children and adolescents are talking about the Newtown shootings, and parents can play a role in how it affects them.

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The ghosts of Halloween past

The ghosts of Halloween past

An unidentified girl reads a hair-raising story on a pre-Halloween night in New York, Oct. 20, 1964. (AP Photo/Ruben Goldberg)

October 27, 2012 3:14 pmLoading…
The ghosts of Halloween past

The ghosts of Halloween past

With the help of some fake teeth and multiple exposures, New York AP photographer Eddie Adams' daughter Susan is transformed into a little ghoul on Halloween night, Oct. 31, 1966. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)

October 27, 2012 3:15 pmLoading…

Kids Count report confirms, sadly, that they don't

Failing our kids has become a summer formality. We fail our kids year-round in Arizona, of course, but come summer it's reported and documented.

July 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
No brown bags: lunchbox technology advances

No brown bags: lunchbox technology advances

Reusable sandwich bags help avoid using the disposable plastic variety. Bags are made from dishwasher-safe fabric.

July 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
No brown bags: lunchbox technology advances

No brown bags: lunchbox technology advances

It's entirely likely I spend too much time thinking about the lunches I pack for my 7-year-old son. After all, he probably spends all of 5 minutes inhaling my hard work.

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Estudio analiza tiempo que niños latinos pasan frente a la TV

Estudio analiza tiempo que niños latinos pasan frente a la TV

Pediatras esperan tener éxito en lo que otros no lo han hecho, hacer que los padres vigilen el tiempo que sus hijos pasan viendo televisión y videos.

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