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Are you interested in becoming a contributor for Scottsdale Moms Blog? If you're local (Phoenix Metro area) and you're a mom (or have awesome and relevant information for local moms), we'd love to hear your ideas! See our Guest Post Submission Guidelines for more information. We love fresh local voices!

Child identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the US

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Imagine this. The day has finally arrived for your teenager to apply for college and hence probably a college loan. You watch your son or daughter excitedly open up the college loan response and...

4 Games for your kids to play with the family dog

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It’s no secret that the family dog is basically a built-in best friend for your child. They play together, spend time together, and are growing up together! Dogs are a great way to keep...

Must See Holiday Traditions {ZooLights!}

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When you think of holiday traditions in the Valley of the Sun, one thing immediately comes to mind: ZooLights at the Phoenix Zoo! For nearly 30 years, the Zoo has illuminated Arizona’s holiday season with...

What is HYGGE?

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By Kim Westfall, Head of School at Christ Church School Hygge (hue-geh - noun, verb, adjective) is a Danish tradition of coziness and relaxation, gratefulness, being present in the moment, and celebrating the everyday moments...

Your First Day of Kindergarten

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As we approach the beginning of Kindergarten, I want to tell you how proud we are of you!  You have grown so much and it is hard to believe you are spreading your wings...

My New Mom Advice for my BFF

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One of my closest friends is expecting a baby boy in the next couple of months and I cannot begin to tell you how excited I was to hear such great news. You see,...

Finding My Zen with Essential Oils

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I’ve recently been interested in knowing more about different essential oils and how you can use them daily. I knew a little about oils in skincare and hair products, but I had no idea...

Five Fun Family Outings to Visit in the Valley

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Spring break is here and the weather is looking amazing. After spending the last eight years in Chicago where spring break meant traveling to escape the cold and rain I can’t begin to share...

Easy Crockpot Meals for the Family

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Growing up in the midwest, everyone knew that when winter rolled around it’s time to bring out your crockpots! I remember as a kid, my mom would make my favorite vegetable soup in a...

Remodeling Nightmare: Do you know who is in your home?

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This is a guest post from a local mom. She wanted to share her story to help other woman be more aware of who is allowed into their homes and how to best ensure...

Natural Skin Care after Pregnancy

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Since having our 6 1/2 month old, Sedona, in February our life has been a whirlwind! Even though it seems like yesterday that we just brought her home, being parents has been so rewarding....

The Fallout of War and Encouragement for Veteran Women

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“Cancer,” the doctor related as I sat in her examining room. Cancer? I had just returned from deployment and was eager to pursue my future. My body shuddered in the turbulence of her words....

The Best Bras After Breast Surgery {sponsored post}

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Lumpectomy, mastectomy, reduction or augmentation — breast surgery is a common event that will touch many of us at some point. While how you prepare for the surgery may be different, depending on the...

Raising Healthy Kids {and a giveaway!}

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As parents we all want our kids to BE their BEST. With this being the first generation not expected to live as long as their previous generation, the state of health and well-being of...

Dear Family, Why Do the Holidays Have to Be SO HARD?

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Dear Family, Every year, as October is coming to an end and we embark on the lovely month of November, I begin to feel it. An uneasiness at first, followed by uncertainty. There are way...

What to Take Instead Of Cake: The Quest for a Healthier Birthday Treat

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When it comes to birthdays in our house, we like to celebrate big. Often times it is a week full of family, friends and lots of celebrations. I love that my kids’ schools encourage...