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(NAPSI)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, kids aren’t getting nearly enough fruits and veggies in their daily diets, but you can help yours get the nutrients they need—and like it.
Top Photo Courtesy of Disney/ABC Artist Mariam Paré on the “Katie” show. Paré’s work is on one of the holiday cards on sale in October. (NAPS)
With movie theaters being overrun by a plethora of science fiction and fantasy movies, it may be difficult to find something to take young kids to. Between the cursing, violence and bloodshed, some movies just don’t make the cut as child-appropriate. Luckily, there are two separate renditions of “The Jungle Book” in production.
Two authors with local ties have written books with themes from both sides of the parent-child dynamic.
(NAPSI)—If making nearly half the cost of your vacation disappear sounds like magic, then Orlando just might cast a spell on you this September.
(BPT) - Every girl dreams of her fantasy wedding. It usually includes a Prince Charming standing next to her at the altar, saying “I do,” while surrounding by friends and family in a fairytale atmosphere.
School bells will ring and parents will sing! Back-to-school is coming up but it can be costly. A father-daughter duo in Tucson has done their homework and is helping families’ gear up for the new school year – at a fraction of retail prices. Just Between Friends of Tucson is getting ready for its upcoming event July 24-26 at the Tucson Convention Center.
At the risk of sounding like my grandfather, I have to say that I have genuine concerns about the next generation. I’m worried about the impact of constant connectivity on impressionable young minds.
(BPT) - It is no secret that kids love video games - they’re exciting, fun and engrossing. As a parent, you worry about the negative effects of screen time. Nevertheless, many video games are not only fun, but also build and strengthen cognitive development - skills in problem solving, reasoning, math and science. So how can a parent choose?
Vacation is supposed to be relaxing. But travelers frequently let the details get the best of them. This summer, travel smart by stocking up on new technologies and accessories that can make the experience the breeze it was meant to be.
(StatePoint) Vacation is supposed to be relaxing. But travelers frequently let the details get the best of them. This summer, travel smart by stocking up on new technologies and accessories that can make the experience the breeze it was meant to be.
This afternoon I’m getting on a plane with my daughter, Torri. We’re flying to Florida, the Sunshine State, so you’d think the trip would be a happy one. It is, in many ways. But the fact that Torri’s ticket is one-way, and mine is round-trip, well, that complicates things.
This Walt Disney baseball film’s plot is as easy to predict as a Nolan Ryan fastball; a predicament that often makes a film less enjoyable. However, despite possibly knowing the outcome of this true story, “Million Dollar Arm” gives us many other wonderful subplots to explore and admire along its cinematic journey. This movie offers audiences many different changeup pitches—from culture, travel, to romance. And, yes, even some sports.
In a surprise announcement last week, Microsoft revealed a new model for their Xbox One home gaming console to be available to the public June 9. This Kinect-free unit will be on sale for $399. This change in the console’s hardware and an improved price tag will allow the Xbox to compete with the superior sales of Sony’s Playstation 4. Both of the consoles were released in time for the holidays last year after an exciting marketing war. Late last month, Sony released a figure stating that nearly 7 million units had been sold in the 5 months since the console’s release. Comparing this to the reported 5 million Xbox One units sold by Microsoft, a clear winner has emerged in the next generation of home gaming consoles.
Dinesh (Madhur Mittal, left) and Rinku (Suraj Sharma) win the Million Dollar Arm contest in India. Walt Disney Pictures? ?Million Dollar Arm? is the incredible true story of two young men who went from never throwing a baseball to being given a shot in Major League Baseball.
(Family Features) For many parents, beginning the discussion of teen alcohol use can be a difficult conversation to have, yet, one that is essential to family safety.
Slated for release Dec. 18 of next year, Star Wars: Episode VII is quite possibly one of the most anticipated events in recent nerd culture. Since the installment was announced to be in the works, questions swirled from all around: Who will be directing? Will any of the original cast make a return? How far in the future is this episode? It seems as though some of the final questions were answered when the official Star Wars website announced the casting for the new movie:
1. NBA bans Sterling over racist comments
Marana continues to grow and stay strong, Mayor Ed Honea stressed during the annual State of the Town event on Friday.
Disneynature’s latest production takes moviegoers on a splendid Alaskan adventure tracking a grizzly bear single mother and her two newborn cubs. The pair who brought us “African Cats” in 2011, Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey, team up again to educate and mesmerize viewers. “Bears” provides a fascinating inside look at survival along the Alaskan peninsula’s snow capped mountains and valleys. The spectacular up-close views and vivid film footage documents the lives of these three bears over the course of one-year, as they forage for food and attempt to avoid the dangers lurking along their journey to find salmon.
A videographer from Disney Nature’s films the movie “Bears.”
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Main Gate Square's Friday Night Live! Jazz Summer Concert Series will feature Crystal Stark on April 18 in Geronimo Plaza, 814 E. University Blvd. The concert series is alternating Fridays at 7 p.m. through Aug. 27.
1. ObamaCare enrollment deadline arrives