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Fatherhood is its own reward

  • parenting

In a recent national survey of dads, 90 percent said that being a parent is their greatest joy.

everyday activities help develop independence needed for successful transition to kindergarten

Kindergarten readiness tips: Developing independence

  • school readiness

Arizona kindergarten teachers share tips for how to nurture independence and self-confidence in your young child and help them be prepared for success in…

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Podcast: We’re Here for You

  • parenting

Learn about parenting and early childhood programs available in Arizona, at no cost to you, to help you do your best for your baby, toddler or preschooler.

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You give the gift of early learning

  • parenting

This Mother’s Day, celebrate all of the little, but very important, things you do with your little one. These small moments are starting them on the path…

The first few months with your newborn can be considered the fourth trimester

‘The Fourth Trimester’: Making the transition to parenthood

  • infants

Some experts consider the first few months after the birth of a child as “the fourth trimester,” recognizing that a mother and newborn are still…

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Spanish-language resources available to help support healthy development of young children

  • parenting

Early childhood providers and educators can now share Spanish-language resources with Spanish-speaking parents of babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

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Online resources help parents of children birth to age 5 find answers

  • parenting

First Things First is there to help parents of young kids figure out which information is trustworthy or even where to start.

Don’t miss ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ February 9 on Arizona PBS

  • child development

The acclaimed documentary tells the story of the gentle force behind “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” and his unwavering care and compassion for…

babies sleep more when they're more active

Physical activity helps babies get more sleep

  • sleep

New research shows that being more active in the day can help babies sleep more at night. And tummy time is a great way to boost physical activity.

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