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!

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...

Water Safety During Questionable Weather

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As we go through monsoon season in the Valley, it is vital to remember the importance of Water Safety when in and around your pool. Weather forecasts can change quickly so it’s important to...

Teaching Children to Give and Fighting Entitlement

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Summer is here! I'm already checking the summer camp schedules, the Vacation Bible School schedules, and activity calendars. My little ones do better if we have something to look forward to each week. In...

Arizona Dance Artistry

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Last week, I took Mary Alice (3) to her very first ballet class. You know what this means! I went shopping the night before for the most perfect pastel pink leotard you've ever seen....

Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids of Scottsdale {Giveaway}

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Last week, Cookie Cutters agreed to cut the hair of all five of my cuties! We arrived at 4 pm, and by 4:45 pm we were all walking out with smiles, balloons, and snazzy...

3 Movies that teach gratitude

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The season of gratitude is here! It's time to Boo your neighbor, prep for Thanksgiving, and teach your kids to be gracious when they open the extra large value pack of socks from Aunt Matilda...

MOPS @ St. Patrick Catholic Community

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Four years ago, I found myself one evening at Francesca's at Kierland Commons. It was a sweet shopping event, and I had invited my dear friend Jennifer. After some casual chitchatting, I shared with...

How to see the world with a friend {Mommy Play date Series}

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Play dates with kids are fun and all, but sometimes you need to get out with just your girlfriends! We started this play date series as a way to explore Scottsdale with our children...

How to See Northern Arizona in One Day

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Having visitors out here in Arizona is always a blessing! It gives us time to reconnect with distant family and lets our kids see how amazing our loved ones are.  After 8 years in the...

I wish I had been ready… Preparing for a C-Section

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Almost two years ago, we welcomed our rainbow baby into the world. Mary Alice was an amazing surprise after 12 years of miscarriages and growing our family by adoption. She continues to be a...

Up Up Up – A new book for young readers

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We love finding new books to read with our little ones. This book, released by local non-profit organization, Southwest Human Development, looks like a perfect addition to any library. Knowing that the purchase will donate...

Take Five – A Christmas Card Tradition

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  Ever so often, a tradition sneaks up on you. After a few years, your kids ask if you are going to do "that thing" again, and you realize, you've made a tradition for your...