jessicabecker

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Jessica Becker has been living in the Valley of the Sun for eleven years and very much enjoys missing out on the Iowa winters that she grew up in. She is the mother of three extremely energetic boys (6, 4 and 2) and wife to her wonderful husband of seven years, Mark. She is a former elementary teacher turned stay at home mom and editor for SMB. She loves to spend time reading good books, running outside, barre classes, drinking iced lattes or champagne, trying out new recipes for her family, and coming up with creative activities to keep her boys busy.

Easy Storage Solutions for All the Kids STUFF!

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How many times have you looked around your house and just noticed STUFF everywhere? How many time have you done it just this week? I am trying to reduce the stuff around our whole...

When Mom needs some pampering: Ashley’s Beauty Bar & Med Spa

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Moms are busy. Working moms, moms that stay at home, moms with young kids and moms with older kids. We are all busy. There is a lot of talk about how moms need to...

Top 10 of 2017

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We love getting to share our thoughts, advice, and experiences with you each year. Scottsdale Moms Blog is truly written by local moms who want to create a place for other moms to find...

Holiday Mix & Jingle {Re-Cap}

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We had a wonderful night of shopping and laughter at our last mom's night out with Leeann and Michelle and Dearing Acting Studio.

Tickets on Sale for our Noon Years Eve Party!

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Want to ring in the new year with your kiddos?? But not at midnight? Join us for a Noon Years Eve party with a balloon drop!

Holiday Happenings {2018}

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We love this time of year, there are lights, festivals to attend and lots of runs & special events. Take a look at our list for Holiday events Scottsdale!

Fun with kids on Thanksgiving Day

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Thanksgiving is just a few days away, and while I love having friends and family over and cooking (and outsourcing) a big meal, it is a lot of work. Because my kids don't seem...

Board & Brush: Another fun Mom’s Night Out!

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We are so excited to have a private event at Board & Brush creative studio in Scottsdale. This is their newest location and we are so excited to check it out with you. Each participant will...

Mom’s Night Out with Uncorked {October 25}

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Who is ready for a night our with fellow mamas?? Uncorked Wine Bar is hosting us on October 25 and we would love for you to join us.

SMB Favorite Things {2017}

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These are SMB's favorite things for 2017! These amazing sponsors helped us spoil our contributors with gifts and giveaways and we want to share them with you too. Check out these amazing products and services.

Write for Scottsdale Moms Blog!

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We are expanding our team of regular writers again! We’re looking for local (Metro Phoenix area) moms who are passionate about our community and love to share stories and wisdom with others. This is a volunteer position, but...

Spend your Summer Days at Wet’n’Wild

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One of our favorite ways to spend time during these hot summer days is at Wet'n'Wild water park, right here in the Phoenix Valley. This family friendly water park has big rides for your...

My Infant Sleep Tips

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I didn't get good sleepers. My middle child wasn't so bad, but the other two? They were refuse to close my eyes - I'm going to cry for hours - why do you torture...

Celebrate Father’s Day at Four Seasons Troon North

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What are you getting dad for Father's Day this year? At SMB, we are all about getting creative. Dad already has plenty of "stuff" - so mix things up and get him an EXPERIENCE...

::Bloom Scottsdale:: Re-Cap

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We can't believe that Bloom is already over! We had such a wonderful time with all of the moms that attended and introducing them to some amazing businesses

The only 2 things you need for a simple Mother’s Day gift

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Every year I find myself scrambling and trying to think of a simple Mother's Day gift to send my own mother/mother-in-law. I have the best of Pinterest intentions, but not the greatest execution. And...

Local Breakfast Love: Perk Eatery

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There is nothing like a good breakfast to start your morning off on the right foot, and Perk Eatery is one of our favorite local spots. This is a family owned and operated restaurant...

Creating Space for YOU {Heart and Soul Workshops}

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When is that last time you did something for you? Yes, pedicures are wonderful, and no one should pass up the chance for an hour long massage.....but what about something for your soul? This...

FAQ :: Bloom Scottsdale ::

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Just a little over a week away until our Bloom event! This is a national event happening in over 50 cities across the country. All of us at City Moms Blog Network are working...

Baby Wearing for the Hands Full Mama

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I have to admit, I did not take to baby wearing right away. We registered for and received a baby carrier when my first son was born, but it didn't really get much use. I...

Bloom :: An Event for New & Expecting Moms

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Whether you’re expecting for the first or third time, have a newborn at home or are working your way through the toddler years and thinking of expanding your family in the future, this event...

FREE Family Friendly Event at Children’s Learning Adventure

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Our last family event was so popular, we decided to do it again! We want you to mark your calendars, prepare for some fun, and get ready to join Scottsdale Moms Blog and our sponsors...

The Business of Being Overwhelmed

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Not even 24 hours after being back from a family vacation and I already felt the feeling of overwhelmed. It was like a weight pressing on my shoulders, each unfinished task adding an extra...

Birthday Bash Re-Cap!

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THANK YOU to all who came out to celebrate 7 years with us! We had such a wonderful time meeting all of you and sharing some of the best birthday businesses in town. The...

Feeding Baby with Mini Fresh

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Baby's first foods! It's one of my favorite milestones during the first year of life. I love watching my baby's reactions as he tries new flavors and seeing his face all covered with food. As...

Ready for the World: Open House at Rancho Solano Preparatory School

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Join Rancho Solano Preparatory School for an Open House Thursday, February 23  9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PK2-5th Grade  Rancho Solano Preparatory School is a PK-12 international learning community. The school is committed to providing students with a...

Sleeping and Newborns: The Class I wish I took

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Enjoy your sleep while you still can!  You're going to be a lot more tired once that baby arrives!  You'll never sleep again!  As soon as people find out that you are pregnant, they love to tell...

Put your mind to work at the Lockdown Escape Room!

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Tired of the same dinner and a movie date? Looking for something interesting to do with your friends? Need to get out of the house and put your mind to work?  The Lockdown Escape Room...

Valentine’s Day Specials from local Restaurants

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Many of us are in much need of a date night with our significant others. No kids menus, no food thrown on the floor - just two people enjoying adult conversation and reconnecting. Valentine's...

SMB’s 7th Birthday Bash!

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Scottsdale Moms Blog is turning SEVEN! Can you believe it?! Seven years of being a local parenting resource, seven years of stories and advice written to and for local moms, seven years of Moms...