Try your hand at these easy summer sensory bins! This summer is the first summer that I’ll be home with three children ages five and under. I’m so excited, but slightly terrified. I am an introvert, as is my three...
Let's Celebrate Independence Day! The 4th of July has always been one of my favorite holidays! I love that it is a time to gather with family and friends, but in a more laid back style rather than the hustle...
My husband was born and raised in San Diego. He told me when school was out for summer, they would call it "June Gloom" because there were overcast skies for the entire month, which actually sounds amazing right now....
Dear Husband (and so many amazing partners out there), We’re not in the stage of grand gestures, extravagant gifts, or even meals out as a family (if either of us wants to relax for more than .4 seconds, that is)....
While many of us may not be embarking on the travels we had hoped to take this summer, there’s still the quintessential way to escape reality during the long, hot days of summer– book reading. Add up the money you’ll...
I have been seeing clients through these COVID times and a lot of women have been struggling with feelings of anxiety and depression. These may be feelings that they already had, new feelings, or feelings that are just exacerbated...
During the last few months, we have been doing all the fun-filled family activities we can handle to keep the kids happy and healthy. We have played lots of games, gone on walks, and played outside as much as...
If you are planning a wedding, have you seen Basic Invite's unique and completely customizable wedding invitation templates? Wedding planning is stressful enough, but Basic Invite makes selecting your invitation, customizing it for your big day and sending it...
Summer is here and we all know that means larger energy bills. I am always looking for ways to save big on energy bills and to teach my daughter to be more environmentally conscious. Energy bills are so expensive and...
Being a mom during these times is so exhausting. We are suddenly full time cooks, teachers, house cleaners, activity coordinators, and expert online shoppers. Managing our household has now been taken to a level I don't think any of...
A long time ago, when the pandemic started spreading here in the US and the shutdowns started happening and the quarantines started going into effect, there was a speech from Dr. Emily Landon, the chief infectious disease epidemiologist at University...
Dear Mama, I see you and feel you in this very unexpected and uncharted territory called The Great Quarantine of 2020. You have been called to a level of motherhood maybe you felt not ready for or even unqualified. Yet,...
Among the many things that living through a global pandemic has taught me, one significant realization has been that it is important to celebrate – pretty much anything. Big occasions, little events, half-birthdays, you name it, why not celebrate...
Recently I took my daughter to the farmers market in Peoria. If you haven't been, its pretty fun. While there we found a booth where kids could ride a stationary bike that powered a blender, making frozen strawberry lemonade....
We are so excited you found the Scottsdale Moms Guide to Surviving Summer. This is our 8th year of bringing you tips, tricks and things to do, all written to help YOU survive summer with your littles! We don't know...
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 found a few new favorite...

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Family Friendly Events In and Around Scottsdale {August 2020}

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Happy August, Scottsdale Moms!  It's back to school time and although it looks different and probably not in the way we hoped, it will...