These tips come with love and no B.S. from a fellow mom who has gone from fit to fat to fit again with a child in between and all the wonderful craziness that comes with motherhood. I’ve been there. I’ve...
When you’re a mom, getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep each night is very rare. Unfortunately, a full night of shut eye is extremely important for our health. It can improve memory, lift moods, ease stress...
If you're looking to start and cultivate your own home yoga practice, but not sure how, I hope this encourages you!  As a mom to two small boys, finding time to make my way to the yoga studio to get...
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...
Ah, how I love Luke Skywalker and Yoda, and most importantly, The Jedi Code: There is no emotion, there is peace. There is no ignorance, there is knowledge. There is no passion, there is serenity. There is no death,...
I adore the holidays. The magic, the twinkling lights, the sweaters. Who in Scottsdale doesn’t love getting out their riding boots and pretending it’s cold enough to wear them?  My love for Christmas begins to wane by mid-December. That’s when...
It’s not just a normal Arizona summer this year, where our primary concerns are sunburns and scorpions. The unfortunate reality is that if it hasn’t happened already, some of us may be getting a call from someone we know...
The kids are home from school and it is easy to use them as an excuse as to why you're not exercising. Let's face it - there are so many reasons why we avoid it: not enough time, too...
"Mommy has a tummy ache," I told my daughter as I lay on the floor next to her while she played with her baby dolls. I was in the midst of an IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) flare-up and waves...
Do you guys remember that viral post a few years back about soaking your feet in Listerine and white vinegar?  It was all over the internet from Facebook to Pinterest and everywhere in between.  I have always been curious...
Most of us love the attention we receive when our new baby arrives and the overwhelming support our family and friends give. Although most of the the people closest to us often mean well, sometimes that same attention we...
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Society, Grandparents, Friends, Neighbors, Professional colleagues — many of us to new moms:  Breast is best, but obviously not in public. You should co-sleep, but it is so unsafe. You should go back to work but do not ever leave...
When I first heard about the world of doulas, I was blown away. Who knew that there were people out there who offer emotional support, knowledge, guidance, and strength during pregnancy and birth? The job of a doula - meaning...
These brisk and dry December mornings have been a nightmare for my skin. I was so grateful to be able to try out the facial services offered by Kayla Hernandez at Luxury Skin Scottsdale. With her 13 years experience...
Makeup junkies rejoice! Coupon Chief rounded up tons of ways to get free makeup samples, plus ways to DIY your own spa day when you’re at home!  Sephora Tricks  When shopping at Sephora, there are plenty of insider tricks to remember!...
One of the things that I look forward to the most during summer vacation is the ability to pick up and leave the scorching heat of Arizona to the warm, breezy weather of the Midwest. Where daylight literally rolls...
Discussing childhood immunizations can sometimes become a rather heated topic. Parents are faced with making important decisions about their children’s healthcare from the minute they first find out they are having a baby. We consult the internet, books, family members,...
By Dr Nayan Patel  Nayan Patel DO is a Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist with Arizona Digestive Health in Scottsdale.   This past year was dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic. We had a lot to worry about, and many of us have put our...
The following situations are based on my experiences. Please contact your doctor for any medical advice regarding your personal circumstance. Let me start out by saying that being “good enough” is falling way short in my perfectionist world. I am...
My girls are going wireless. I’m not talking technology like phones or iPads, I’m talking about switching to wireless bras! I’m 36 years old, and have two kids under the age of 5. I literally just quit nursing my...
Scottsdale Mom's Blog is bringing you a Mom's Night Out at Barre3! {Barre classes, beauty vendors, PRIZES!}  Keep your yoga pants on for this event ladies! You will be treated to mini barre3 classes and then get to enjoy food, wine,...
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 looking for adult males and...
The investment made to improve a smile is some of the most important money you will ever spend to boost your child’s self-confidence. Our partners at Dunn Orthodontics believe finances shouldn’t stand between your child and a great smile,...
Hello! I’m Jessica and this week it’s my turn to share some of my Friday Favorites. I took a look at my daily life and routine and tried to decide, of all things I use, touch, and wear each day...
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 with your partner. As a...
Created in 1981, Dermatologist's Choice was founded by Dr. B to achieve dermatologist level skincare results at home!  After forty years in the skincare business, they are leaders at helping women achieve lasting results with proven techniques.  Dr. B and Gia...
Trying to find your Zen place doesn’t necessarily mean you need to trek across town to a yoga studio. You can create a space in your home to practice your best yoga pose or relax with deep breathing. Here...
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 find it surprising that cavities...
Part of my holiday countdown involves stepping up my beauty routine and finding the perfect outfits for holiday parties and the annual family photo session. What is now a holiday card staple, the family photo session can be a time and...
  Happy New Year! As you know the beginning of a new year is the start of a new you. The most common New Years resolution is to lose weight and to eat better. I am sure we have all...

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Scottsdale Moms and family had such a blast at Medieval Times in Scottsdale last weekend enjoying a fun fantasy dinner. I remember going to Medieval...

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