Kate Eschbach

Kate writes a lifestyle legacy blog named Songs Kate Sang and is a professional photographer. She enjoys handwritten correspondence, and may break out into musical numbers at any time. She and her husband Brian have been married since 1999. They have five children with a 17 year age span. She is a Texas girl and lived in Arizona for 12 wonderful (and hot!) years. Kate writes from the heart about adoption and miscarriage. She is passionate about encouraging and serving others!
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Arizona Renaissance Festival – Action and Adventure at the Royal Faire

Every year, my family looks forward to a day at the Arizona Renaissance Festival! If you have never been before, it is such a fun event. It is incredibly kid friendly and always a...
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Best Valentine’s Day Dinners in Scottsdale

Are you looking for the best Valentine's Day Dinners in Scottsdale?! We have a delicious round up for you!  Roaring Fork will be hosting a romantic evening for couples on Tuesday, February 14th in honor of...
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Daycare Labels and Name Bubbles

Take it from a mom of 5! Daycare labels will save your sanity (and your bottles!) I can remember taking my little ones to pick out their very first backpacks at the Scottsdale Quarter. I...

Scottsdale Moms Favorite Reads of 2022

Have you ever asked a room full of mamas what their favorite books were? All the readers in the room immediately perk up and smile widely! We asked our contributors to share their favorite reads...

Friday Favorites – a Few of Our Favorite Things

Are you ready for some Friday Favorites? Sharing our new favorites with our friends is so fun! Let us know what your favorite things are in the comments! I've been looking for the perfect desk exercise...

The Best Neighborhood Christmas Lights in Scottsdale

We've gathered up a list of the best neighborhood Christmas lights in Scottsdale! Put on your jammies, make some hot chocolate, and load up the family for an evening light cruise through these neighborhoods. E...

Teach your child community, sportsmanship, and teamwork through football

Scottsdale Moms is excited to partner with Future for Football to talk about youth sports and the benefits it holds for families! Kate Eschbach spoke with Keaton Webb about the invaluable lessons he has learned...

Free Printable: You’ve Been Booed

The other day, I was racing home from school to run inside, drop some kids off, pick some kids up, make two sippy cups of milk, refill the diaper bag, and take my oldest...
Interview with Dr. Buck - Picky Eaters

What Should You Do When You Have a Picky Eater?

Having a picky eater is something almost every mom can relate to! Thankfully, Dr. Rachel Buck, a pediatrician from Phoenix Children’s Pediatrics – Paradise Valley graciously agreed to answer your most asked questions!  If you wonder any...

Childhood Obesity Awareness

Childhood obesity awareness may be something that is hard to talk about. It may be uncomfortable or challenging to know which questions to ask. Thankfully, Dr. Rachel Buck, a pediatrician from Phoenix Children’s Pediatrics –...
Interview with Dr. Vanatta - Strategies to help calm an anxious child

Strategies to Help Calm an Anxious Child

Strategies to help calm an anxious child are one of the most important tools a parent should have in their tool kit. Dr. Ali Vanatta from a pediatrician from Phoenix Children’s Pediatrics – Scottsdale graciously agreed...

Let’s Talk About Poop: Normal vs Constipation?

Constipation is one of those topics that I had no idea I would ask so many questions about as a mom! Thankfully Dr. Sara Kertz, a pediatrician from Phoenix Children's Pediatrics - Paradise Valley...
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The Power of Following Your Dreams

The Power of Following Your Dreams An Interview with Kelly Lydick, M.A. by Peter Maich Kelly Lydick, M.A. is an entrepreneur, author, and Gateway Dreaming® coach. These are powerful words that stir the imagination and spurn...

The Best Homeschool Curriculum

As a community, many of us are wondering what the best path forward for school is next year. We wanted to put together a resource for you from recommendations within the community. I have...

Why I’ve Chosen to Support the Organization Sandy Hook Promise

As we search for ways to do something to make a difference in light of the recent tragedy in Uvalde, I am sharing about Sandy Hook Promise and why I support their organization.  In 2004,...

10 Myths About Online Therapy

We debunk the most common myths about online therapy and find out how you can find online therapy that takes your insurance. Recently, mental health has gone from a taboo subject to a commonly discussed...

The Best Time to Shop for Kids

Have you ever wondered when is the best time to shop for kids? As we try to plan our budgets and keep up with how quickly our kids are growing, a little planning can...

The Best Parks and Playgrounds In and Around Scottsdale

The Best Parks and Playgrounds In and Around Scottsdale Scottsdale, Arizona is a wonderful place to raise children. The hikes, parks, playgrounds, and desert scenery are world class. These are our local favorites! - The...

Top 12 posts over the 12 years of Scottsdale Moms

Twelve years ago two beautiful ladies had a vision for a community of encouragement, vulnerability, and togetherness on the journey of motherhood in Scottsdale, Arizona. We are celebrating our 12 year anniversary and cannot help...
Strategies for parents of children with learning disabilities

Strategies for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities

Have you ever wished you could sit down with a doctor and learn what strategies they have seen be successful for parents of children with learning disabilities?  https://youtu.be/aydlGQk6HZQ Our co-owner, Kate, sat down with Dr. Ali...
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The Top 5 Posts of 2021 for Scottsdale Moms

Our team of contributors is incredible! Each month, they volunteer their time and talent to share what they hope will make the journey of motherhood a little bit easier. Here are this year's top...
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Interview with Dr. Franklin – Mothers with ACHD

Phoenix Children's has a very unique specialist that all moms in our area should know about. Dr. Franklin specializes in ACHD, Adult Congenital Heart Disease. If you are a mom in our area with...

Are probiotics good for you?

In the past few years, probiotics have become one of the most popular suggestions to treat gas and bloating, constipation, and immunity health. Although the word, probiotics, may be familiar to us, we may...

The best Christmas lights in Scottsdale and Phoenix in 2021

On the Friday evening after Thanksgiving, my family piles in the car ready to see Christmas lights! We spend the day putting up the tree, decorating the house, watching movies (Elf if I have...

What Robot Vacuum Should You Buy?

What robot vacuum should you buy? My husband and I have an ongoing joke about our robot vacuum. He likes to tease me that the robot vacuum is my best friend. It’s true. I check...

Holiday Gift Guide – The best gifts for Arizona moms and kids {2021}

The holidays of 2021. Oh mama, you have done an amazing job navigating through so much change this year. We are honored to walk beside you through the highs and the lows. We wish...
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Interview with Dr. Newby – Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe

Dr. Newby from Phoenix Children's Pediatric and our co-owner Kate discussed tips for keeping your kids safe with the current COVID situation. These great reminders are from a mom and doctor who offers gentle...

Best Tips from a Pediatric Dentist in Scottsdale, Arizona

Have you ever wanted to sit down with a dentist and ask them all your questions! Dr. Alli, from Arcadia Pediatric Dental, sat down with Kate and gave us her best dental tricks to...

4 Reasons You Should Stay at Hotel Lulu in Anaheim, California

Last weekend my family enjoyed a visit to Disneyland! We were invited to stay at the family friendly Hotel Lulu in Anaheim, California. This BW Premier Collection by Best Western property received a complete...