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...
Sunscreen. The most used AZ summer product and for me the most frustrating one. The bottles end up super greasy and leak all over my bag. They're also bulky. And I have the hardest time applying it on my...
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...
The following situations are based on my experiences. Please contact your doctor for any medical advice regarding your personal circumstance. I didn’t start out as a chronically sick person. For over a decade, I’ve known something was wrong. However, the...
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...
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...
About ten years ago, I found myself in a new apartment, in a new state, living completely by myself for the first time. I didn’t have much – since I had recently sold most of my belongings to travel....
I have to admit: when I initially walked in, I was intimidated. Not because Rebecca, the owner of BURN Total Body Conditioning, made me feel anything other than welcome and capable. I flew solo to the class already worried...
I remember as a teenager going to 40th birthday parties with my parents that were decorated with "Over the Hill" signs and lots of black crepe paper streamers. The adults would joke about how old they were and reminisce...
We all know that being a mom is tough. We wear a lot of different hats and pretty much spend our days on our feet. For me, my days involve meal prep, laundry, cleaning, errands and chasing around my...
Moms, let's face it, there aren't enough hours in the day to get everything accomplished on our to-do list, especially when it comes to making ourselves feel fabulous! Between working, caring for our children and ALL their needs, and...
Our hair. It’s a love, hate relationship really. One day we love the length, the next day we want to chop it off. One day we love being a brunette, the next day we go blonde. But no matter...
I remember sitting in my OB’s office and anxiously waiting for my 16 week gender reveal appointment. It's was a BOY! We cheered, cried - and then life got real!!! A boy, a real boy. My life was forever...
Ever since having my daughter, I feel completely behind when it comes to giving my hair and skin the tlc it deserves. I then get desperate and find myself turning to trending Facebook articles where they tell me what...
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Podcasts for Moms

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Anyone else a podcast junkie? Sometimes I think I may have a problem, like my addiction to mugs or t-shirts with witty sayings on them.     I discovered podcasts a few years ago and I have been hooked ever since!...
Start 2017 with a bang and join our Fitness Challenge! Five local spots are offering FREE classes for our readers to try and we've got some awesome prizes.
This month we are sharing why we love Kendra Scott and an amazing eye cream on our Thank You Thursday. Check out these businesses and products for yourself!
I love a good workout on Thanksgiving morning. I fully admit, it makes me feel less guilty when the pies come out of the kitchen, or when I reach for seconds of mashed potatoes and gravy. It also helps me...

Mom Gets a Mammogram

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so let’s talk about those humps. The word mammogram for me has always come with mental images of flat pancakes, sans the butter or syrup that makes them yummy. I remember I used to...
I love October!! Fall is in the air (well..... in the Flagstaff air), crockpots come out, and football players don their pink shoes, armbands, and decals to honor a whole bunch of HEROS during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While the oncology nurse...
Did you know that Phoenix Fashion Week is becoming known as THE PLACE where emerging designers and models from all over the world LAUNCH their careers. They are changing the fashion industry! Phoenix Fashion Week 2016 is October 13 thru the 15...
As I was getting my weekly fill of re-run episodes of KUWTK (yes, I'll admit it, I'm a sucker for all things “E”!), the episode that aired was the one of Kim appearing in Fergie’s new “M.I.L.F. Money” video....
It was 100 degrees out again yesterday. Every Phoenician knows we still have plenty of warm weather ahead of us, but retailers are steadily rolling out the sweaters and boots. Since I grew up in the Midwest, I've always been in...
Help us welcome Andrea to our contributor team! She is a mother of two sweet girls and a lover of all things health related. We hope you enjoy reading her adventures as much as we do! Now that we are...
When I was reading Beth’s article on Costco vs. Target, I immediately thought “I can’t live without Target!” but then my next thought was remembering all of the clean eating staples I buy at Costco. I could definitely live without...
  From burns and scrapes to sniffles and fevers, I've compiled a list of home remedy favorites by our very own Scottsdale Mom's Blog Contributors. It’s sometimes surprising to know that what you have in your pantry just might prevent a...
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...
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...
Summer's heating up and so should your dates nights...or date days. This month I'm planning our next date and thinking outside the box a bit. I know I get tired of the ol’ dinner and a movie date. How...
Last week I tried a fun, exciting and super-hard spin class with Diane at the DC Ranch Village. Three days later, my legs still hurt going up and down the stairs {talk about a tough workout!}. What makes this spin class...

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Fun Fantasy Dinner for the Whole Family

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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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