My favorite title is Mama. Mom. Mommy. Whatever my children call me. I am the only person on earth that gets that title to my three. Gosh, I’m so incredibly grateful.  This job is so good, so hard, so beautiful....
I don't know about you, but my Albert Einstein of a seven year old asks all the questions. From the time he opens his beautiful green eyes until those long lashes fan him to sleep, he is ALL questions....
March is National Reading Month! Chances are, if you have an older kid in your house, they probably already have a favorite series or genre of books. Try surprising them with something new to spark their interest in reading...
Practicing Prenatal Yoga is an excellent way to prepare the body for labor and delivery.  Asana, the Sanskrit word for the physical postures, can help to ease tension in the body, manage common aches and pains in shoulders, low...
We live in a society of putting our best face forward in many ways that the generations before us were not faced with. Comparison is everywhere. My mom certainly didn’t see all of her friends and neighbors in their...
A Cautionary Tale The year my daughter turned two, I waited in line with dozens of other parents outside a highly-desired preschool to ensure she got a spot. The school came highly recommended by a few acquaintances and we were...
March is National Reading Month! If you're starting to drift to sleep after reading the same books over and over, it may be time to update your child's library. Today we’re highlighting a few of our favorites from the Best...
I don’t know about you, but my kids are notorious for making me work for their requested birthday themes. Seriously, just about every year one of them has an idea that requires me to get super creative. All I...
If you’re not familiar with Common Sense Media, they are a non-profit organization which was founded in 2003. Their mission is to ensure digital well-being for kids everywhere, and they are a leading source of entertainment and technology recommendations...
Boy, n. noise with dirt on it As a mom of boys I ask you, could there be a more accurate definition? The most spoken language in my household seems to be from a foreign country called Sound Effects. It...
Are you a busy mom trying to be in 20 places at one time? Listen up! I recently tried the Kango App and can you say lifesaver?! Well I can! Kango App is a kids ride share service that was...
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Is it just me, or does the word “nanny” have a magical vibe coming from it? The classic Mary Poppins is anything but an ordinary nanny, from her quick and fun clean up abilities to a bottomless carpetbag, who...
A guy with a gun hollered. “Don’t touch it!” These are the words I’ll never forget hearing while visiting a modern art museum in the Midwest. As the kids walked through the exhibits, I noticed a small wooden box...
"Mom, I can't do it!" How many times have you heard your kids say this? I've heard it many times in my house. Recently, our family has been learning about using a "growth mindset." Have you heard this buzz...
One of my intentions for the new year (not goals), is to focus on self care. So this morning I took a restorative yoga class at Surya Yoga with our very own Scottsdale Mom Blogger Jennie Love. I would...
You’ve probably thought it or said it out loud at one point or another in your lifetime that you are too busy to workout. The truth is though that there is time. Some days your workouts will take a...

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Avoid the long lines and empty shelves at the grocery stores and order dinner for pickup or delivery from one of these local restaurants....

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