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More connections, less stress can help single parents do their best

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Single parents don’t have to be perfect. Decreasing isolation, increasing self-care and building a support system are three ways to lower stress. And…

Home visitation program prepares Nogales preschooler for kindergarten and beyond

  • parenting education

​Nicole Velasquez had heard of the Healthy Families AZ program, which includes home visitation through the family resource center in Nogales, where she took…


Nogales kindergartner finds success at family resource center

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It was a random visit to a neighborhood park where Jessica Fierro first learned about the Nogales Family Resource Center.A conversation with another parent…


Family resource center empowers Phoenix boy to find independence

  • school readiness

Felicitas Padron of Phoenix assumed that her children’s learning started with their kindergarten teacher. The mother of three learned otherwise at the…

Resource center helps Phoenix mother prepare her daughter socially and academically for school

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​​​On most days, Gaby Acosta refills the snack machines throughout various schools in the Washington Elementary School District in Phoenix as part of her…

Family resource center helps Tempe mom support daughter’s learning

  • parenting education

​​When Maricela Romero became a mother, she wanted her daughter Emily to have a better childhood experience than the one she remembered. But it wasn’t…


Center teaches mom tools to support toddler’s learning

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Even though she has a successful career in business and community development, Lisa Armijo of Phoenix was like many new moms –unsure she had the skills to…

Tempe mom credits kids’ school success to empowering parenting program

  • school readiness

​​​​Liliana Acosta had five children’s books in her home and would read them to her children every night. But, her daughter’s preschool teachers…

Mom of two finds support at family resource center

  • parenting education

​​​​​ “Even though you think you know it, there’s different ways to parent. It’s not the way we were taught how to parent,” said Elizabeth…

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