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Becoming kindergarten ready through pediatric care coordination in El Mirage

You may look at Gianna Cota today and see that she is a self-assured, motivated first grader who loves math and science, meeting new friends and learning new…

Four Peach Springs mothers, all sisters, find support for their young children through home…

Rochelle Kennedy enrolled in the Maternal Child Health program two years ago when she was pregnant with her daughter, Mia. Kennedy learned so much from her…

Home visitation program prepares Nogales preschooler for kindergarten and beyond

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

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Parenting education class helps Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community mom prepare her daughter…

Sierra Conger lived in multiple foster and group homes during her childhood. She never experienced a sense of family, so when she found herself pregnant at age…

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Maricopa mom attributes kindergarten success to parenting education program

Mid-year of kindergarten at Butterfield Elementary School in Maricopa, 5-year-old Ruby Hoeh’s reading indicators were assessed. She was performing at a…

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Sacaton teen finds support and compassion at Baby Smarts

When high school teen Amy Rhodes found out she was pregnant, she worried about her baby’s future.She soon connected to Baby Smarts, a program funded by…

Teen Outreach Pregnancy Services support family as their son’s first and best teacher

Lydia Aguilar-Ott and her husband started taking parenting classes before their son was born.They had heard over and over that even when parents aren’t…

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Home visitation program helps lay foundation of learning for Ahwatukee girl

Like all expecting parents, Marriott Hileman dreamed of raising a successful child. When Sofia was born, Hileman made the decision to stay home so she could…

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Parent education program helps Fredonia girl become a problem solver

Danielle Smith and her husband wanted to ensure they had the parenting skills needed to form positive relationships with their two daughters and get them ready…

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