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Tohono O’odham Nation boy grows literacy skills and bonds with mom through daily reading

  • parenting education

Daniella Parley wanted her son to be successful in school, but she didn’t know where to start. Gabriel Pablo was 3 years old when his mother heard about the…


Nogales mother learns how to prepare her daughter for kindergarten

  • family support

Yesenia’s baby daughter Melanie was only 18 days old when her mother enrolled in the Healthy Families Arizona program in Nogales.She was already a mom to…


Parents As Teachers shows Cochise County mom how to teach son independence

  • family support

First-time mom Athena Reynolds was looking for a support system.“I was clueless,” Reynolds said, thinking back to when her son Alexander was born. “I…

Oro Valley family builds confidence in role as their child’s first teacher

  • family support

​​Angie Hitt had been an elementary school teacher for eight years before she had her first child. She enrolled in the Parents as Teachers home visiting…

Home visitation services help Colorado City boy improve verbal skills to start kindergarten on…

  • family support

​​Without the support of home visitation services, Tiffanie Barlow’s son likely would not have started kindergarten on time.“He was two years old, and…

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The most important job: Dad

  • home visitation

Duane works two jobs to provide for his family. But, he says his most important job is being a single father to Anaya, 4, and Myles, 6. And that includes…


Parent mentoring builds strong, healthy families for a strong society

  • family support

When Rosa is asked about what she has learned from the Healthy Families program, the mother of three responds, “What haven’t I learned?”Healthy Families…


Tucson dad learns how to help son be ready for kindergarten

  • parenting education

Miguel Cortez of Tucson has three sons, twins who are in sixth grade, and Christopher, who started kindergarten this fall. Although all of his children…

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