Touchdown! Taking Your Kids to a Professional Football Game

Football season has arrived! A football game is a great way to get your kids out of the house on the weekend and can be a fun, outdoor and indoor learning experience for the whole family. We have been Cardinals season ticket holders for many years and always enjoy going to the games. This year we got an extra ticket …

Water, Water Everywhere – Aquariums in the Sonoran Desert

{Published in the June 2018 issue of the Deer Valley Times, North Tatum Times, and North 32nd News} Water is a scarce resource in the desert, so we don’t typically imagine Arizona to be a place where you can find high-quality aquariums. Fortunately for Sonoran Desert dwellers, that perception is wrong. Arizona is home to a number of world-class aquariums, including …

Kids and Baseball: Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

{Published in the April 2018 issue of the Deer Valley Times and the North Tatum Times} Baseball season has arrived! Our family loves to go to baseball games. Not only does this activity let you get your kids out of the house, you can also see nature and science in action. Fresh air and birdwatching abound, not to mention baseball statistics, field geometry and …

Enhance Your Kid’s Education with These Fun Places to Visit in Phoenix

Looking for fun ways to keep you kids interested in educational activities with only a few months left of school? Help foster your kids’ love of learning and interest in science with fun, science-based places to visit for the whole family. Here are some excellent museums that educate and stimulate learning, while also being interesting and highly entertaining for kids …