For Parents & Families

There’s no one “right” way to raise a child, and sometimes parenting a baby, toddler or preschooler can be a challenge. You don’t need to be perfect. To help you do the best you can, here’s some information, tools and resources for supporting your child's healthy development and learning.

Learn why the early years are so important (spoiler alert: 90% of a child’s brain develops by age 5) and the huge impact you can make on their future

Understand what’s happening at different stages of your child’s growth and what you can do to help nurture their healthy development

Use our tools and information to help find a quality early learning program for your infant, toddler or preschooler

Learn how talking and reading with your child is the best thing you can do to help develop the skills they’ll need to read and be successful in school

Get answers to your questions or concerns through this free service available to all Arizona families with young children