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The Hello Kitty Truck Is Coming To Arizona

by on October 21, 2019 0

Attention Hello Kitty fans! The Hello Kitty Cafe truck will soon be returning to Arizona. Between October and November, the adorable adorned pink-colored truck that is outfitted with sprinkles, doughnuts, and the popular “Hello Kitty” character, is scheduled to make three stops in Gilbert, Glendale, and Tucson. Mark your calendars! The truck will visit...

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Toxic Metals Found In Most Baby Food Tested

by on October 21, 2019 0

A new study has found toxic metals in nearly all brands of baby food that were tested. These toxic metals can be damaging to a baby’s brain development. Even the littlest amount can be dangerous. Healthy Babies Bright Futures, an organization that calls itself “an alliance of nonprofit organizations, scientists and donors” that are...

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Signs That Your Child Is Being Bullied

by on October 15, 2019 0

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. notMYkid will be holding presentations and workshops across Arizona for students, parents and faculty members to discuss signs of bullying and what you can do to help prevent it. Tomas Barraza, Prevention Specialist at notMYkid has personal experience with bullying.  As a teenager growing up in Douglas, AZ...

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Study Looks To Measure Benefits Of Eyeglasses For Toddlers

by on October 15, 2019 0

A team of University of Arizona researchers has received a five-year, $4.1 million grant to study whether using eyeglasses to correct astigmatism in toddlers improves language, cognitive and motor development. The study, funded by the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health, is the first to use wearable sensors to determine how...

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What Parents Really Pay Their Kids In Allowance

by on October 10, 2019 0

Should kids get paid for chores? Arguments can be made for both sides. And what exactly is a fair allowance for children’s chores? According to a recent Harris Poll, US kids are averaging $6.11 per hour ($30 week) to complete chores around the house. Approximately 1002 adults across the US participated in the telephone survey concerning...

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Phoenix Supports Art Contest For Popular Children’s Book Series

by on October 8, 2019 0

Jeremy Jackrabbit, the beloved children’s book character, is back! Jeremy Jackrabbit Travels Safely is the newest title in a series of Jeremy Jackrabbit adventure books, and the latest story highlights the importance of pedestrian safety. With the support of District 1 Councilwoman Thelda Williams and District 7 Councilman Michael Nowakowski, the City of Phoenix has partnered...

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