Ok, let’s talk pumpkin carving. Even as an adult I have cut myself carving a pumpkin, nothing major but a few nicks….now that I have kids who insist on “helping” and want to do “everything” themselves, I am dreading the...
It's never too early to start building self-confidence in our girls. It happened the other day. I caught her looking intensely in the mirror. Scrutinizing her face, concentrating, judging. Assessing her appearance and coming up short. “Mom, am I pretty?”  I...
By Dr. Cayce Wallace Pediatric Dentist Arcadia Pediatric Dental We all love sweets, and kids often love sweet drinks such as soda, sports drinks, and fruit juice. Unfortunately, sugary beverages can cause a host of dental problems, including gum disease and...
Being a mom is the best and my children are the joy and delight of my heart.  But I have to be honest and tell you that I am so tired.  I live off of reheated coffee and the...
My sweet husband and I just welcomed our third bundle of joy, giving us three under five -- two in diapers.  What were we thinking?? Also, who in their right mind has a third kid in August in Phoenix?! (...but that's another...
Hi friends! How do you feel about bath time? I'm going to come clean...I don't enjoy it. Most of the time I feel like I'm rushing to get it over with. I just want to get down to business...
Like most moms, I have always wanted teach my kids the value of kindness and helping those in need. Whether it's a smile or a hug for someone who is having a rough day, volunteering at a local food...
Our children have settled into their new school year (yay for making it through the long, hot summer), but now we have to worry about all sorts of germs and the possibility of our kids being exposed to head...
I love the movement that is rising up and celebrating body positivity. The premise behind this is loving your body at any size and celebrating it. This movement encourages people to stop hating their bodies and instead appreciate what...
You know the gut feeling that you cannot ignore? The one you HAVE to follow or you will always wonder what would happen if you didn’t? Well, I recently got that feeling, and the best decision our family made...
Grandparents Day is celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day. This year, it falls on Sunday, September 8. Whether your child's grandparents live down the street or around the globe, it's nice to show them how much they...
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 encouraging all moms in the...
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Fighting Mom Anxiety

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I’m just going to say it. As a mom, the idea of work life balance is unreal, unattainable and unhealthy. It’s no wonder that motherhood puts you at a higher risk of depression and anxiety. There is no balance. When I...
Whether you've heard rumors or your child's new teacher just isn't quite as warm and fuzzy as you expected, going into a new school year with reservations can create tension for everyone. Whether you like it or not, your kiddo...
My husband is probably one of the most amazing humans in the world. He’s such a good man and I literally want everyone to know him and his level of awesomeness. Although TBH, he would HATE that because he’s...
There are many articles out there today that have moms boasting about how they keep their kids home from school.  In an attempt to curb stress, parents allow their children special days to wander museums or sit on the...

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Family Friendly Events In and Around Scottsdale {February 2020}

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