Helping Kids Understand America’s Instruction Manual

It’s likely that your children are exposed somewhat regularly to news shows and, consequently, have probably heard a lot of discussions about the Constitution. Since September is the month in which we celebrate the Constitution … and 2023 marks the 236th anniversary of its adoption … it seems like a good time to give parents a few tips on helping to educate their children on this most important American document.

A New School Year Means a Fresh Start for Kids

It’s that time of year again that both parents and kids look forward to with excited anticipation: It’s the start of a new school year! For students, it’s a time for new beginnings and a fresh start; for parents, it’s a time to get bored kids back into a routine with plenty to do to occupy their days.

Help Make 2023 a Great Year for Your Student

Every adult knows how difficult it is to go to work when tired or not feeling well. The day can seem almost endless, we don’t do as good a job as we could, and we’re sluggish and unenthusiastic.

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Winter Starts This Month…But Why?

It’s common to think that the days get shorter in the winter, but the opposite is true. The shortest day of the year is the first day of winter, after which the days get progressively longer until the first day of summer in June, six months from now.

Why Do We Celebrate Halloween?

Why Do We Celebrate Halloween?

What do you think of when you hear the word Halloween? Eating an endless amount of treats, telling scary stories, or carving giant pumpkins may pop into your mind. October 31 brings a day full of costumes and trick-or-treating, but why do we celebrate Halloween? This spooky holiday dates back a couple of thousand years and has changed quite a bit over time.


Celebrate Constitution Day on September 17!

In November of this year, there will be an election for various representatives, senators, and governors, not only in Arizona, but across the country. It’s a midterm election, which means there won’t be any presidential candidates on the ballot.


Starting the School Year Right

Ask most kids, “When does one year end and another begin?,” and they’ll probably tell you that the year begins in July or August, and ends in May, with summer separating one year from the next. Kids are way more aware of the school year than they are the calendar year because it’s such a huge part of their lives.   

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Get Kids Back Into the School-Year Routine

Your child may never admit this to you but, after a month or two of summer break, children are often bored and anxious to get back to school. What seemed like so much fun back in May, has evolved into long days with kids not knowing quite what to do with themselves.