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Teaching Kids to Help Others in the Community

Starting this month with Thanksgiving, we approach the holidays with an increased awareness that there are many people in the world who are not as fortunate as we are. As a parent, you recognize that; however, children often have a more difficult time understanding the needs of others.

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Halloween Treats You Can Make with Your Kids

There are several holidays that kids love, and one of their favorites doesn’t even include a day off from school. While they may love the parades and fireworks on the Fourth of July; and they certainly love the decorations and excitement surrounding the end-of-year holidays; and they may even love all the good food and getting together with friends and family at Thanksgiving.

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Helping Kids Understand America’s Instruction Manual

It’s likely that your children are exposed somewhat regularly to news shows and, consequently, have probably heard a lot of discussions about the Constitution. Since September is the month in which we celebrate the Constitution … and 2023 marks the 236th anniversary of its adoption … it seems like a good time to give parents a few tips on helping to educate their children on this most important American document.

A New School Year Means a Fresh Start for Kids

It’s that time of year again that both parents and kids look forward to with excited anticipation: It’s the start of a new school year! For students, it’s a time for new beginnings and a fresh start; for parents, it’s a time to get bored kids back into a routine with plenty to do to occupy their days.

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Winter Starts This Month…But Why?

It’s common to think that the days get shorter in the winter, but the opposite is true. The shortest day of the year is the first day of winter, after which the days get progressively longer until the first day of summer in June, six months from now.

Why Do We Celebrate Halloween?

Why Do We Celebrate Halloween?

What do you think of when you hear the word Halloween? Eating an endless amount of treats, telling scary stories, or carving giant pumpkins may pop into your mind. October 31 brings a day full of costumes and trick-or-treating, but why do we celebrate Halloween? This spooky holiday dates back a couple of thousand years and has changed quite a bit over time.

Celebrate Constitution Day on September 17!

In November of this year, there will be an election for various representatives, senators, and governors, not only in Arizona, but across the country. It’s a midterm election, which means there won’t be any presidential candidates on the ballot.