Guest Blogger

Guest Blogger
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!
teach oceans

Teach your Kids About the Ocean While Stuck at Home

Here in Scottsdale, we may be far from the ocean, but that doesn’t mean its not important to our families. Teach your kids about the ocean while we're all spending extra time at home. Just...
structure the days ahead

Tips to Help You Structure the Days and Weeks Ahead

Have you been looking for tips to help you structure the days and weeks ahead? Phoenix Children's Hospital has generously offered ideas for our community!  As parents, we want to make sure we are doing...
kindness calendars

Kindness Calendars

What are your resolutions for the New Year? If your thoughts immediately jump to more energy, better relationships or just more of that much needed “me” time it may be a good opportunity to...
5 foods that make you happy

5 Foods to Make You Happy

It’s widely known that stress, anxiety and depression all affect your mental health, but many don’t know that improving your mood could be as simple as choosing the right food. Your microbiome, which is...

Nannies 101

Is it just me, or does the word “nanny” have a magical vibe coming from it? The classic Mary Poppins is anything but an ordinary nanny, from her quick and fun clean up abilities...
skinned knees

There’s Value in Skinned Knees: The Importance of Risk

A guy with a gun hollered. “Don’t touch it!” These are the words I’ll never forget hearing while visiting a modern art museum in the Midwest. As the kids walked through the exhibits, I...
National Adoption Month

Celebrating National Adoption Month – An Adoptive Mom’s Story

November is National Adoption Month – a month-long celebration that began in 1995 by Presidential Proclamation as a way to raise awareness for the hundreds of thousands of children in foster care in need...

Celebrating Literacy Day

Trusting Connections and Arizonans for Children partner to kickoff National Family Literacy Month with an event on Nov. 1 for National Family Literacy Day.   With a legacy of supporting the communities they serve, Trusting Connections Nanny Agency is proud to partner with Phoenix based non-profit, Arizonans for...
The Modern Mother

The Modern Mother

Society, Grandparents, Friends, Neighbors, Professional colleagues — many of us to new moms:  Breast is best, but obviously not in public. You should co-sleep, but it is so unsafe. You should go back to work...
squadgoals: Building self-confidence for our girls

#SquadGoals: Building Self-Confidence for our Girls

It's never too early to start building self-confidence in our girls. It happened the other day. I caught her looking intensely in the mirror. Scrutinizing her face, concentrating, judging. Assessing her appearance and coming...
the impact of sugary drinks on children's teeth

The Impact of Sugary Drinks on Children’s Teeth

By Dr. Cayce Wallace Pediatric Dentist Arcadia Pediatric Dental We all love sweets, and kids often love sweet drinks such as soda, sports drinks, and fruit juice. Unfortunately, sugary beverages can cause a host of dental...

Super Lice and What You Need to Know

Our children have settled into their new school year (yay for making it through the long, hot summer), but now we have to worry about all sorts of germs and the possibility of our...
I can't stand my child's new teacher

Help! I Can’t Stand My Child’s New Teacher

Whether you've heard rumors or your child's new teacher just isn't quite as warm and fuzzy as you expected, going into a new school year with reservations can create tension for everyone. Whether you like...
new mom on the block

New Mom on the Block

Let's talk about the new mom on the block. We have all experienced being new. Even if you have lived in the same zip code your entire life, you have probably attended a new...
benefits of gadgets

Benefits of Gadgets in a Child’s Life

Among young mothers, disputes regarding the benefits and harm of gadgets for children do not subside. How can electronics help the development of your baby, and how to organize his acquaintance with a smartphone,...

Phoenix Mom and Son Launch “Babies at the Border Need Blankets”

Since becoming a mom 9 years ago, the thought of any child suffering has become agonizing to me. So, when I recently heard about the horrible living conditions of many asylum-seeking migrant children detained...