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Tucson dad learns how to help son be ready for kindergarten

  • Pima South

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…


Dads play important role in social-emotional development of children

  • Pima South

Samara hesitated at first, but with the encouragement of her dad, the toddler soon began clapping her hands and swaying to the music. She was among dozens of…

First-time mom gains confidence as child’s first teacher

  • parenting education

A first-time mom from Winslow, Laura Chee has big dreams for her 1-year-old son, Noah.“I want him to grow up to be respectful and do a lot,” said…

Tempe mom credits kids’ school success to empowering parenting program

  • family resource centers

​​​​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

  • family resource centers

​​​​​ “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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