Scottsdale Moms

Scottsdale Moms is a community - online and off - of women raising kids in the Scottsdale/Phoenix area. We share things to do, great local finds, and parenting tips unique to our community. Want to advertise with us? Click here. Want to learn more about us? Click here. Interested in blogging for us? Check out these guidelines. Thanks for reading!

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}

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 help YOU survive...

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...

Splash Pad List 2021

You have to come up with all kinds of inventive ways to try to stay cool here in the Valley. Best local find is the splash pads! These glorious spots provided the perfect place to...

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.

Are you looking for an immersion school? {add Arizona Language Preparatory to your list}

Arizona Language Preparatory is Arizona’s only tri-lingual full immersion school. Arizona Language Preparatory is FREE public charter school with grades k-6th. The goal is for their students to become fluent in three languages simultaneously. These...

Chocolate Superfood Detox Drink {that tastes great too}

SMB was just introduced to a healthy, chocolate, organic drink from Detox Organics. This is a dietary supplement that will help aid in digestion and give you a healthy elimination of harmful toxins while supporting...

An Open Letter: To the Mom of the Good Kid, from the Mom of...

Hi there! As we get settled into the start of a new school year, our kiddos meet new classmates and find new friends. Let’s be honest here, some kids we would love for our...

Confessions of a Chronically Sick Mom: Being a Supportive Friend

The following situations are based on my experiences. Please contact your doctor for any medical advice regarding your personal circumstance. The previous posts in this series have been directed to the chronically sick parent (Part...

What you need to know about getting ear tubes

If ear infections are a frequent occurrence for your little one, your doctor may suggest ear tube surgery. Ear tube surgery can be pretty common among younger children, and can often be anxiety inducing...

Fall Bucket List & Things to do this Season

It's FALL! Okay, maybe it doesn't feel like fall here, but we are all sorts of celebrating anyway. PSL's! Pumpkin Patches! Parks! This is why we live here everyone, and we want you to...

Scottsdale Children’s Institute {the school for your preschooler}

We know there are a lot of options when it comes to choosing a preschool, and if you are still on the hunt, consider one of Scottsdale's newest preschools. We recently had the opportunity...

Confessions of a Chronically Sick Mom: Tips for the Tough Days

The following situations are based on my experiences. Please contact your doctor for any medical advice regarding your personal circumstance. Okay, to all the sick moms out there… We’ve talked about my journey and trying...

Join the SMB Community Groups!

One of our first and foremost goals at Scottsdale Moms Blog is to connect moms with each other. We try to accomplish this through our Mom's Night Outs, event calendars, play dates and of...