Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport now offering child care to its employees

Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport is launching its "Employee Child Care Scholarship" beginning Aug. 8. It's funded by a $4 million grant from the city of Phoenix, hoping to attract more workers to one of the country's busiest airports. The scholarship serves as an added benefit for workers who've been challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, while also positioning Sky Harbor as one of the first airports to offer this kind of program.

How families are handling the end of pandemic-era free school meals

The pandemic-era federal aid that made school meals available for free to all public school students — regardless of family income levels — is ending, raising fears about the effects in the upcoming school year for families already struggling with rising food and fuel costs.

Families now deciding if they want to get their kids the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine

Young families like the Thorstesens have some decisions to make regarding the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine for infants and toddlers. Dr. Andrew Carroll has the pediatric doses of Pfizer and is ready to administer them in his Chandler office. He says it’s important to get the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine to protect the child and other family members.

Best cities to raise a family in 2022: report

A WalletHub report compared 182 cities, focusing on each city’s family fun, health and safety, education and child care, affordability, and socio-economics, based on 46 metrics.