Angela Barako

Angela Barako
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Angela Barako has loved living in Scottsdale for the last 20 years with her husband, Tom and three daughters (plus two dogs). Angela is the co-owner of North Phoenix Moms and Scottsdale Moms. Plus she had been a member of the Scottsdale team as a contributor since 2011. She reads lots of books, is a big college football fan (Go Big Red and Sun Devils!), likes cooking, is training for a half marathon, sometimes attempts to garden, and loves reality TV.

My Birthday Party Survival Guide

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All three of my children have birthdays in January. So I feel like a little bit of a birthday party expert this time of year. Then the rest of the year, I breathe a...

7 Years & I Still Get Teary | My Story of Premature Babies

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Today is the 75th anniversary of the March of Dimes, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing premature births and helping families with premature babies. The White House is changing their lights to purple to...

Easy DIY Holiday Card Display

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If you are on Pinterest, you have probably seen lots of different ways to display the millions of holiday cards that arrive all season long. But I came up with an idea that we...

Fresh & Easy Christmas Dinner

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This year I am so excited about our Christmas dinner plans that I was inspired to share it with all of you. Since it is just the husband, me and the kids this year for...

Unruly Hair, Lots of Tears, & My New Life Changing Solution

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With three daughters, I spend a big chunk of every morning trying to brush out slept on, messy hair. I have one child who has especially fine, tangled hair and a very sensitive scalp....

Spending Time Together | A Plan to Focus on Each Child

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A couple of months ago, Kirsten had this great post about how she was working on spending "special time" with her children before the new baby was born. If you didn't get a chance to read...

An Unexpected Side Effect to Having Children | If you are a First Time...

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Okay, I am going to be blunt with all of you. There is one thing that no one tells you when you are happy and aglow with a bun in the oven. You still...

PVMOM Fall Sale | Anything and Everything for Kids at Great Prices!!

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Mark your calendars for the PVMOM Fall/Winter Sale coming up this Saturday on October 6, 2012. There will be about 20,000 items for sale to the public, including gently-used infant, children, and maternity clothing,...

A Great Idea for a Child’s Bedroom (or what to do with that baby...

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Recently my friend and running partner gave her kids’ room a makeover. And she did the cutest thing with each of her children’s baby announcements; I just had to share it with all of...

GIVEAWAY | 4-Week Session at Boot Camp Babes AZ

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Last month, I had the opportunity to try out a workout session by Boot Camp Babes. Their motto is “Boot Camp Babes – sweat like a girl,” and this is exactly what you can...

Mommy SOS | We Are in a Breakfast Rut!

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I am calling out to all of the fabulous moms who read Scottsdale Moms Blog for some serious morning help! We are only about a month into school and I already feel stumped on...

Your Phoenix-Scottsdale Back to School To Do List

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If you were one of the lucky ladies who went to Mom’s Night Out Arizona last month at the Sanctuary and received a fun swag bag, inside you will find a bunch of things to help you...

My Kid Share Program (or, how I survived summer)

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My friend and I were at a loss on how we were going to make it through the long summer with all of our kids (we have seven kids between the two of us)....

July New & Noteworthy | Scottsdale

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Hey Everyone! If you have followed any of my past posts, I love to talk about great finds in the Valley and what we are doing to get out of the house. So I...

The Lucky Day – Our New Solution to Bickering Kids

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My kids will argue about anything. I am sure those of you with multiple kids that are about the same age can relate. They will argue about which movie they want to watch and...

Free Shoe Tying Class for Kids – Scottsdale

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I have never bought shoes with laces for any of my children. Velcro and slip-ons are just so much easier. Plus, with three small children, I have visions of being on the ground tying...