Sporting a sparkling crown, Henderson resident Matilda “Mattie” Kunz is treated as royalty as she celebrates her 100th birthday Aug. 4 at Prestige Assisted Living, 1050 E. Lake Mead Parkway.
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A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she reaches the age of 18, according to a report out Monday.
Cowabunga Bay Water Park, 900 Galleria Drive, opened July 4 and has provided residents with a fun way to beat the heat, according to general manager Shane Huish.
The American Gaming Association, the Washington D.C.-based trade organization, announced Tuesday a partnership with KidsAndCars.org, a leading national child safety organization.
Finding outdoor activities for children during the sweltering summer can be difficult, so the Henderson View explores two indoor playground facilities in Henderson.
The traveling exhibit “Hatching the Past” brings more than 100 dinosaur eggs and embryos to the Las Vegas Natural History Museum through Sept. 16.
Pregnant women have new protections against on-the-job discrimination. The government has updated 30-year-old guidelines, citing “the persistence of overt pregnancy discrimination, as well as the emergence of more subtle discriminatory practices.”
Scientists say that baby’s brains come ready to learn, and what they need most is interaction and conversation with the adults in their lives.
The 34 acre Cowabunga waterpark in Henderson had its grand opening on the fourth of July.
The results are in. Desert tortoise: Yay. Vinegaroon: Nay. Scorpion: Yeech. You can see them all at the “Vegas Night Life Animal Show” at the Springs Preserve, which runs twice daily, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., until Sept. 1.
President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States should join the rest of the industrialized world and offer paid leave for mothers of newborns.
They were adopted off-the-books decades ago, scattered by a Georgia doctor who took $100 or $1,000 or something in between to send desperate couples home with new sons and daughters.
When Christopher Beaumont, a father of two young sons, ages 7 and 9, recently made plans for an overnight camping trip to Lake Mead, he figured if he could steer the boys away from haphazardly chucking rocks or bayoneting each other with sharp sticks it would be a success.
When you hear the phrase “Vegas night life,” you probably don’t think of kangaroo rats, scorpions and pocket gophers. Unless, of course, you’re exploring the “Vegas Night Life” animal show at the Springs Preserve.
One of Kevin Zelenka’s sons sits between his legs taking plastic discs of various colors and putting them into a piggy bank one at a time.
From taiko drummers to folklorico dancers, local performers will showcase the community’s diverse cultures in this year’s Children’s Arts Festival at Centennial Hills Park.
There is no shortage of opportunities for parents to find just the right camp for their children this summer. From sports to theater to traditional arts and crafts, activities are planned across the valley. Here is a sampling of the offerings.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada is struggling to attract adult volunteers to pair with children, most of whom are minorities and lack a father figure in the household.
Staff members became Splash Test Dummies as they tested out the new Tornado water slide at the Las Vegas Wet ‘n’ Wild water park.
There are holes where the player has to putt the ball through something, and holes where the player has to putt the ball around something and holes where the player has to putt the ball over something.
Each year, Las Vegas residents turn to what some claim is the best remedy for 100-degree temperatures: a dip in the pool. It’s especially appreciated when children are out of school — good for keeping them occupied and a good physical activity for everyone.
Eleven-month-old Daisy Tilton, bless her heart, wobbles around the backyard, staring and laughing at her high-stepping tiny feet the way babies do — happily mystified, it seems, that she no longer has to crawl to get around.
Noah sailed past Jacob to become the most popular baby name for boys in 2013, ending Jacob’s 14-year run at the top. Sophia was the most popular baby name for girls for the third straight year.
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