If living through a pandemic has taught us anything, it's that family is everything. During normal times, it's easy to get caught up in the grind of rushing out the door in the morning, coming home after school, rushing...
That universal whine of childhood: “I’m bored.” As parents, we’ve all heard it countless times, and have all struggled with how to respond. Handing your kid some kind of screen is so tempting, with its almost magical ability to quiet...
Trusting Connections Nanny Agency continues their commitment of supporting families when they need it the most by offering a FREE webinar, “Pandemic Parenting: Planning for Fall” on Thurs., July 9 at 7:00 p.m. They are also excited to announce...
With pregnancy comes ten months of prepping. We buy pregnancy books to learn how our body is changing, we scour the internet for articles on the best baby products and we take countless classes on breastfeeding, breathing and more....
My husband and I are finally catching up on sleep after a handful of years where consistent sleep just didn't happen. So why, WHY am I still so tired?    The worry. The worry makes me tired. 
Achieving work-life balance isn’t easy, especially without our normal routines. Now that remote work has been the norm for quite some time, it’s crucial to make sure the whole family strives for healthy habits. For parents struggling with balancing...
By Kris Smooke, Owner/Instructor Tiny Hands Learning About Baby Signs Wouldn’t it be great if you had a window into your baby’s thoughts and growing personality? Actually, you do! Open up the lines of communication with your baby using signs that...
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...
“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” Winston Churchill is credited with first saying this in the mid-1940s as we were approaching the end of World War ll. As the world around us seems to be slowly reopening,...
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...
I thought I hit the due-date jackpot. An April due date meant I didn’t have to be pregnant in the summer. I thought about the poor women who had to go through the hot summer months carrying around the...
What are sight words? Simply put, sight words are words that students should be able to read by sight. This means, within about three seconds or less, they should be able to see the word and say it. They shouldn't...
These are unusual and challenging times that we face. Staying connected by having someone to talk with or lend an empathetic ear is more important than ever to our well-being, our families and our community. The Birth to Five...
Last year I fulfilled a dream. I became a published author of a children’s book, My Milk Will Go, Our Love Will Grow: A Book for Weaning. We often hear that when we have children, we will lose a...
There's a lot going on in the world right now, and staying positive can be a struggle. In quarantine without our normal morning routines, it's easy to go a little bit stir crazy. Let us help you reset your...
Our family is making the best of time spent at home. We're doing our best to reduce our contact with the outside world and honor the quarantine and social distancing as best as we can.  This is not an...

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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...