Kate Eschbach

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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!

Book Round-Up: New Toddler Picture Books for your library

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If your home is anything like mine, I'm guessing that there are a few books that you have read 471,381,577 times and you are ready for a few new books in your rotation! We've...

Mother’s Day Gift Guide – Gifts Created by Women, For Women

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Each year, we bring a collection of tried and true products that our mother's love in our thoughtfully curated Mother's Day Gift Guide! You might notice some products on the list that we bring...

DocuSol® Kids – Constipation Symptom Relief

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As a mom of five, I was sure I was alone when one of my children suffered from constipation. None of my other children experienced this, so this was new territory for me. We tried...

How to Keep Kids Busy {Constantly Updated}

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Our first official stay at home day was March 10th. There have been so many amazing suggestions and websites and YouTube videos and tours and everything in between with suggestions on how to keep...
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus

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This post first appeared on PBS.org. As a partner with PBS, we are honored to share this information with you. These are wonderful tips during this time as we all lean in and focus on...
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SITTER SAFETY: TOP 5 TIPS FOR PARENTS

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**This post on sitter safety first appeared on Trusting Connections, December 21,2018** When it comes to the safety and well-being of children, one can never be too cautious. We recognize that not all families are able...
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Arizona Renaissance Festival – Action and Adventure at the Royal Faire

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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...

Branch Insurance -Technology that Makes Finding Home and Auto Insurance Easy

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I was 16 and a junior in high school. I was in the middle of performing in a school production for a play when my Mom asked me if I wanted to stay in...

LaundryCare is the Perfect Gift for a New Mom

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Last week, I felt like a rockstar. I tried out LaundryCare for the first time. I usually run the washer every morning and do a 2nd load at nap time. Some days, I run...

ADHD Lullaby: an Interview with Bryan Wisda

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I had the privilege of sitting down with Bryan Wisda and learning about his first music album ADHD Lullaby. I've known Bryan's family for years. When we moved to Scottsdale, Bryan's wife Sarah was one...

Chef Noon Culinary Services – I tried it and I loved it!

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I love family dinnertime. It is so important to the rhythm of our family.  It is my time to sit back and really watch the dynamics of our family. It is my moment when I...

Happy School Year 2019

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Happy New School Year! By now, most of us have survived that first week of school and are realizing all the things we've forgotten! And there are those of us that need to put...

Football, a Dad’s Perspective

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The National Football Foundation (NFF) launched Football Matters, to celebrate the positive impact the game has made on millions of players, coaches, administrators, volunteers, and fans nationwide. Debuting in February 2018 at www.footballmatters.com and on social media, Football...

i heart radio Interview

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Kate, our co-owner, sat down with Billy Harfosh and spoke with him about Scottsdale Moms Blog and why we are so passionate about helping moms new to our community.  They touch on the importance of...

The Perfect Staycation in Cottonwood – AZ Pines Motel

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In July, the executive team for Scottsdale Moms Blog and North Phoenix Moms Blog headed north for a perfect staycation in Cottonwood. We put aside a weekend to talk about how to best serve...

Back to School … College to be Exact

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In our family we have three weeks of back to school. Three. First, my third grader goes back. Then, my 11th grader. Then, my college student. (Did I just type that?) If I am...

Wish Man: Movie Review

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Disclaimer: I was invited to a complimentary media screening of Wish Man. From the studio: Wish Man is a biographical drama based on the life of Frank Shankwitz – creator of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The...

DARK PHOENIX {Movie Review}

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Disclaimer: I was invited to a complimentary media screening of DARK PHOENIX. From the Studio: This is the story of one of the X-Men's most beloved characters, Jean Grey, as she evolves into the iconic DARK...

Why I Love Grove Collaborative shipping directly to my door

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With warm weather already here, shopping for laundry detergent or paper towels is the furthest thing from my mind. That's why I love Grove Collaborative — a customizable auto-shipment service that delivers all-natural home,...

Have You Heard of The Baby Box Co.?

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EDUCATION WITH REWARDS Who doesn't like to be rewarded for completing a class or a course? I remember when I was expecting my first little one, who just turned nineteen. I read every pregnancy book,...

Easter Basket Gift Guide – Hop Over for Everything Easter!

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We've put together our list of tried and true new favorite toys for this year's Easter Basket!  Bananas - The latest collectible craze to hit the market, just got bigger & better. Bananas Series...

3 Common-Sense Ideas to Start Making Real Friendships

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When we moved to Arizona eight years ago, I was terrified of making new friends. I had lived in Texas practically my entire life, so starting over in a town full of strangers was...

GiveGarden – the brilliant fundraising option {And a Giveaway!}

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A few weeks ago, a few of our contributors had the pleasure of meeting Stephanie Lucas, MS, RD, the owner of GiveGarden, at Mom Made Market. They walked away absolutely impressed with the company's...

Floyd’s 99 Barbershop

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My husband, Brian, and teenage son, Nate, gave Floyd's 99 Barbershop a try for their haircuts. They loved the experience. Between my husband's beard and my son's gorgeous curls, they have quite a few requirements...

Nate + Jeremiah for Living Spaces

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A few weeks ago, I had the incredible opportunity to sit down and chat with Nate + Jeremiah about their new line for Living Spaces. Yes, Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent. Yes, in person....

How clean is your car seat?

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Last week, I sheepishly walked into buybuyBaby with my rear facing car seat and forward facing car seat. I had been invited to try out their new Tot Squad service. As I stacked them...

Best Presents for Babies and New Mamas {2018 Holiday Gift Guide}

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For this gift guide, we had our contributors try them out for you. We always want to recommend companies that we would work with! We searched for creative, unique items that we thought you needed...

Keeping your relationship alive while navigating motherhood

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If you are reading this, you know that being a mother is one of the most rewarding yet challenging jobs you will endure in a lifetime. A close second is navigating your intimate relationship...

Our Newest Partnership – POGO Pass

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We are so excited to announce that we have partnered with POGO Pass to offer you incredible savings. If you click on the box on the right hand side that says POGO Pass, you will...

Everything you need to know about Arizona Restaurant Week

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Last month, we had the privilege of getting a sneak peak of the Fall Arizona Restaurant season with a media dine around! Our taste buds have been dying to tell you all about every...