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9 Secrets to Finding the Perfect School: Questions to Ask

A Cautionary Tale The year my daughter turned two, I waited in line with dozens of other parents outside a highly-desired preschool to ensure she got a spot. The school came highly recommended by a...

Orthodontist vs Do-It-Yourself Braces

As a busy mom do you often forget to "do something for yourself?" This is the perfect time of the year to make a resolution to do something that makes you feel good! Whether...

2019 Noon Year’s Eve Event Recap {plus pictures!}

Happy New Year! We are so excited to share with you all the photos and details from our 3rd annual Noon Years Eve Party!  This was such a fun event for families to celebrate the...

Pediatric Providers Guide 2020

Many of you are first time parents or you are new to Arizona and it can be challenging finding the right pediatric providers for your children. The process  can also leave you with so...

Birthday Party Guide 2020

Take the stress out of party planning this year and use some of these local birthday experts! We have everything you need to plan the perfect party - venues, treats, and entertainment! No more...

When should you take your child to the dentist?

A common question many parents have is when should their child first visit the dentist. Although everyone develops at different rates, most children typically start getting teeth between the ages of 6-8 months. Some may...

How to Get it Right when You are Hiring a Nanny

Do you have a new baby on the way? A seasoned mom, but need some additional help? Have you thought about hiring a nanny but aren’t quite sure where to start? Hesitant to pay...

36 hours for you! {a retreat for moms}

The Stretch Marks Retreat will give you the time and space to rest, regroup, and refocus on how you want to spend your precious time and valuable energy. You will learn to smash your iShoulds,...

Noon Years Eve {Event Re-cap}

We are so excited to share with you all the photos and details from our 2nd annual Noon Years Eve Party!  This was a fun event for families to celebrate the new year, without having...

Get “Buggy” with it at the Phoenix Zoo!

Bugs. The word itself elicits a natural, visceral and divisive reaction from most humans. But why? Maybe it’s because from a young age we’re conditioned to think bugs are nasty, disease-carrying, fear-inducing pests destined to be...

Holiday Guide {2018}

The holidays are here and we can't wait to celebrate! Welcome to our 2018 Holiday Guide, we've got everything covered from gift guides to where to find all of those twinkling lights. Happy Holidays! Special...

All things Thanksgiving!

It's Thanksgiving month! This holiday may have a lot of prep work involved, but it is definitely one of our favorites. Food, family, friends, gathering, more food, long weekend......what could be better? If you...

Halloween Tips {plus a candy buy back program}

October is here and that means many kids are getting excited for Halloween! While Halloween festivities are always a treat, there is one truly scary thing – the dangers it poses to teeth and...

Mom’s Night Out at The Westin Agave Spa

Who needs a night out with fellow AZ moms? We are thrilled to invite you all to a fantastic Mom's Night Out Event at Agave, The Arizona Spa at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa....

Guide to Pumpkin Patches in Arizona

 There is not much more quintessential fall than taking your family out to enjoy a day at a pumpkin patch. And lucky for us, Arizona has plenty of these around the state (and right...

4 Treatments to Help You Feel Amazing After Pregnancy

Pregnancy, childbirth, and those early months after bringing baby home can really take a toll on your physical body—and your mental health. When you finally get a moment to yourself, you want to make...

Back to School Guide

Back to School season is here! Some have been looking forward to this since their kids got out of school eight weeks ago, and some have been dreading school rolling around again. Maybe we...

SMB Guide to Surviving Summer {2018}

Summer in Scottsdale! We are so excited you found the SMB Guide to Surviving Summer in Scottsdale. This is our 6th year of bringing you tips, tricks and things to do, all written to...

Code Ninjas can teach your kids how to communicate with 7 billion people in...

Arizona’s first Code Ninjas is ready to open the doors to their Scottsdale community! Code Ninjas teaches kids how to think like a programmer and not a programming language. At Code Ninjas, kids learn the...

Wild About Mom {A SMB Family Event}

It's no secret we are WILD about moms here at SMB (that is the whole reason behind our website!), so this year we want to really celebrate the moms. Tickets are officially one sale...

What you might be missing at SMB! {and a Starbucks gift card giveaway!}

We are busy at Scottsdale Moms Blog and we don't want you to miss a thing, that's why our newsletter helps you stay informed. Plus a giveaway!

You know You’re a Scottsdale Mom if….

We love living in Scottsdale.  There are the obvious reasons....the weather, so much to do, beautiful scenery. But the people are what make Scottsdale the best, and we love having all of you mamas as...

Mathnasium :: how they can help your child excel in Math

Do you have a child who could use a little extra help in math? As a parent of 3 children, I have found that each of my kids has a very different learning style....

Noon Years Eve {A Re-Cap of this Family Friendly Event}

Happy Noon Year! In order for parents to ring in the new year with their kids (without keeping them up until midnight) we planned a Noon Year Party!

Local Moms :: An easy way for you to earn extra money

Stephens, a research company, has just opened an Arizona branch and they are looking for local participants to earn extra money by taking part in their cosmetic and consumer care product studies! The company is...

Board & Brush Scottsdale {MNO RE-Cap}

Looking for a fun night out with friends? Board and Brush Scottsdale hosted our most recent Moms' Night Out and we had such a wonderful time.

Thank You Thursday {November Edition}

Every month we like to say thank you to some of the businesses that provide products and services for us to try. These are November Thank yous!

>> FREE << photos with Santa at the Promenade {two dates}

Save the date to get your free photos with Santa! Mark your calendars On Saturday, November 25 and the following Saturday, December 2 the Promenade Shopping Center (located on the corner of Scottsdale Road and Frank...

Holiday Mom Mix & Jingle {A Night Out!}

Join us on December 8 for a Fun night out with other local moms and ladies. There will be holiday shopping, Improv from Leeann & Michelle and giveaways!

Un”wine”ding at Uncorked: MNO Re-cap

We had such a wonderful evening with all of the ladies who attended our event at Uncorked Wine Lounge. Everyone took home swag bags and enjoyed the night.