Monday, October 24

Posted: Updated: to host the Greater Phoenix Job Fair has partnered up with some of Phoenix's top companies to bring you the Greater Phoenix Job Fair this Monday, October 24, 2016 at the Hilton Phoenix Airport (2435 South 47. St., Phoenix, AZ 85034). Over 1,100 jobs will be available. 

The job fair will be open to all job seekers from 11AM to 2PM. A good portion of the featured companies will be hiring on the spot. Bring plenty of resumes and dress ready to interview. Attendance is free for job seekers. Job seekers are encouraged to arrive early to beat the crowd and can RSVP for free online at
Featured Companies Include: Chase, Arvato, Avnet, Cyracom Language Solutions, Enterprise, ESW Staffing, Training To You, Wage Works, AIT Truck Driver Training, Arizona Department of Economic Security, Make A Wish Foundation, OnTrac, Discount Cab, EPI/Episource, CPN, Fry's Food Stores, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Res Care, Hilton Hotels and many more.

Meet Phoenix Suns P.J. Tucker to support Make-A-Wish Arizona

Tonight is your chance to meet Phoenix Suns Forward P.J. Tucker and Other Celebrities, and it's all to benefit a great cause. From 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Dominick's Steakhouse will donate 100 percent of its proceeds from all dinners to Make-A-Wish-Arizona to help grant many more wishes to children suffering from life-threatening medical conditions. 

For more information: and Make-A-Wish Arizona

Dominick's Steakhouse    
Address: 15169 N Scottsdale Rd Scottsdale, AZ 85254 in Scottsdale, Arizona
(480) 272-7271
Cross Streets: (in the Scottsdale Quarter)     

Creating Sexy Halloween eyes

Halloween is that time of the year, that for the ladies, dressing up can mean looking extra beautiful, and maybe even a little sexy. We're at The Sparkle Bar in Scottsdale learning the best ways to get those gorgeous Halloween eyes, for whatever your costume might be, from a doe-eyed deer to a scary skeleton. The Sparkle Bar, founded by Leiah Scheibel and Alexandra Bradberry opened in the Fall of last year. Last month they marked their 1st year in business. 

For more information:
The Sparkle Bar 
4200 N. Marshall Way # 7 
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 941-3438
Indian School & Goldwater Blvd.

Motivational Monday: Orange Theory opens at Colonnade

Orange Theory Fitness is that energized group personal training concept that has swept the nation. Today, for this Motivational Monday, we check out one of the Valley's newest locations at Camelback Colonnade, and we try to keep up with the rowing, running and TRX training this interval fitness class is known for. Bobbe Ariano is the owner of three Orange theory Fitness Locations: Arcadia, Camelback Colonnade and Central Phoenix. They offer Hell Week the week before Halloween, the Turkey Burn for Thanksgiving, and the Christmas Countdown for holiday maintenance. 

For more information:

Orange Theory 
1928 E. Highland Ave., Suite 105
Camelback Colonnade, AZ, 85016
20th Street & Highland 

Actor Matt LeBlanc is a "Man With a Plan"

He made a name for himself as one of our favorite "Friends," now actor Matt LeBlanc is going back on primetime TV with a new CBS comedy called, "Man With a Plan." But this time, instead of playing the hunky, girl-crazy guy, he's playing a devoted dad. The sitcom premieres tonight at 7:30 p.m. with LeBlanc as the lead character; a dad who finds out that parenting is harder than he thought, when his wife goes back to work. 

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Millennial's speak out about presidential election & the "House Divided" 

For the first time, the number of millennials registered to vote rivals that of baby boomers. We speak with two millennials with vastly different political opinions. Eighteen-year-old Alex Chalgren is the National Deputy Field Director of Students for Trump and president/founder of Millennials United for America. Twenty-six-year-old Cassidy Gard supports Clinton. They are two of seven millennials across the ideological spectrum, living under one roof in Washington, DC for a new series called, "House Divided."  

The series will be available exclusively on the Full screen subscription video on demand platform, available anytime, anywhere at

When should we have "the talk" with your kids? When should I take my daughter to the OBGYN? Dr. Sharon Thompson is breaking down the tough questions for Arizona's family viewers

Most pediatrician's offices are equipped to see patients until they are at least 21, but you may need to change physicians if:

  •     The atmosphere of the office may not be comfortable for preteens and older adolescents 
  •     Your child develops a problem or concern that requires specialized care diabetes, obesity, pregnancy, heavy menses
  •     Your child is not comfortable with their current provider; they may be "outgrowing" the office

When is the right age to have "the talk" with your children?

  •     You should start having "talks" at birth
  •     Both boys and girls need to receive "the talk" and the talk should include responsibilities, consequences and birth control options for boys     and girls
  •     Children will take in what they can process (we all look back in horror at the lyrics to songs we used to belt out at age 10 having no idea       what they were really saying) 
  •     Try to give information and values with the goal of creating thoughtfulness and respect for risk and benefits without using fear as the             primary driver. 
  •     Toddler age Name all the body parts eyes, nose, penis, vulva etc. This is the beginning of helping your child be comfortable with her/his       body. 
  •     Ages 2-7 when they ask questions, answer them directly and honestly

Don't shame a child for asking questions no matter how precocious they seem.

Talk about private vs. secret behavior 

  •     Ages 7-10 changing bodies and puberty
  •     Puberty in girls usually happens between ages 10-14, and for boys 12-16 
  •     Help them have a positive attitude about their changing body (growth, body hair, ejaculation, periods) and the changes they see in friends
  •     Older teens values, decision making, feelings, sexual attraction, peer pressure, consent porn, STD prevention, birth control 
  •     Remember, if the information does not come from you, it will come from someone. Make sure you equip your children and your teens with     the information they need. Be their resource!
  •     Talk to boys and girls they should all get the same information about anatomy (their own and the other, sexual activity, sexual                      responsibility, consent, STD prevention and birth control. Birth control is not just a female responsibility 

When is a good time to take your daughter to the Ob/GYN?

  •     At any age if she has a specific problem (heavy periods, painful periods, sexually active, persistent breast pain, etc.)
  •     In absence of problems, ages 15-17 for orientation visit (no exam). An orientation visit will:
  •     Answer questions about anatomy, periods
  •     Review preventative health care like pap smears, STD prevention/treatment, birth control options, etc.
  •     Establish the gynecologist as another trusted adult resource
  •     If she has recently become or is about to be sexually active. This is a good time to take her to an Ob/GYN so the doctor can address           issues like sexually transmitted diseases and birth control options
  •     She is about to leave home. If your daughter has not experienced any issues that have caused you to change providers, then the most         appropriate time for her to change physicians is when she leaves for college. Help her find providers that are on, or near, campus and           educate her on insurance issues, such as co-pays, coverage, so she can make informed decisions about her healthcare.

A special word about pornography

  •     Children are naturally curious
  •     If they don't learn about the human body at home, they will seek the knowledge elsewhere 
  •     Pornography (naked bodies and sex) is freely available on every phone that almost every child has in her/his pocket
  •     Pornography is a HORRIBLE teacher of anatomy and sex education and even worse at teaching values
  •     Bodies are modified and made up and airbrushed, do not represent normal human bodies
  •     Sex acts are produced and do not represent typical sexual behavior
  •     The view in porn (the kind freely available on the internet) is skewed to heterosexual male and does not represent female sexuality or           sexual pleasure at all
  •     Do not let pornography be your child's teacher 

Central Phoenix Obstetrics and Gynecology 
926 East McDowell Road, #134, Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 288-0777

With Halloween next week, local pet expert Liz Illg shows us how to make tasty, healthy and SAFE treats for our four-legged family members.

Making your own homemade dog treats can be a fun reward for you dog. There are many benefits to making your own dog treats at home.
Control what goes into the recipe. You can ensure that your pet is getting a nutritious and wholesome snack. 
You can also tailor your dog treat recipes to your dog's taste preferences as well as cater to any dietary restrictions.
Prevent unhealthy additives. Many brands of commercial dog treats are filled with preservatives, which help to extend their shelf life. 
In addition, store bought treats are often made from fillers and byproducts as opposed to natural and high quality ingredients. By creating your own treats at home, you will be able to provide your dog with a healthy snack that is not only nutritious but is also free of unhealthy additives.
Tasty alternative. Making your own dog treats allows you to provide your pet with a tasty alternative to his usual doggie biscuit.

Homemade Dog Treat Recipe:
¼ cup coconut oil
½ cup peanut butter
1 tbsp. honey
1 ¼ cup rolled oats
¼ cup cranberries

Melt coconut oil, peanut butter and honey in a pot over low heat.
Stir until fully melted then remove from heat.
Add the rolled oats and cranberries, stirring until fully mixed.
Use tablespoon to place drops onto parchment paper lined cooking sheet.
Place in refrigerator and cool until solid.
Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

For more information, visit:

Puff & Fluff Grooming and Pet Sitting - Arcadia
4730 E. Indian School Rd., Ste. 213
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Olympic Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi releases third children's book 

Figure skating superstar, Dancing with the Stars winner and New York Times bestselling author Kristi Yamaguchi, releases her third children's picture book called, "Cara's Kindness." In the book, Cara the adorable kind-hearted kitten takes to the skating rink and learns the power of paying it forward, and that to get kindness, it's important to give kindness. Kristi's other two books are called Dream Big Little Pig! (September 2011) and It's a Big World, Little Pig! (March 2012). 

For more information: and

National Food Day promotes farm-to-table lifestyle  

Today marks National Food Day, a day designed to help people "eat real," by cutting back on sugary drinks, salted packaged foods and fatty, factory-farmed meats. Instead, food activists suggest you opt for fresh fruits, veggies, whole grains and sustainably raised protein. Chef Javi Perez, of Pomelo, who takes great care in the types of ingredients he uses, shows us how to switch to local meats and produce, and live a more "farm-to-table" type lifestyle. 

For more information, visit:

7100 N. 12th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85020