Summer vacation season is officially here. Like most Arizona moms, I'm doing my best to make plans to escape the heat. Yes, a road trip around the west coast is an option, but most other destinations typically require a trip...
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...
I love to read and public libraries hold a special place in my heart. I remember going to libraries as a child feeling so proud that I got to select any book I wanted. The first time I toured...
I have to admit, I did not take to baby wearing right away. We registered for and received a baby carrier when my first son was born, but it didn't really get much use. I think we used it twice...
I'm only two kids in, but I definitely have preferences and favorites for baby and toddler products. Here are a few of my favorites. Burt's Baby Bee Multipurpose Ointment - This miracle ointment is so smooth and works like a charm...
It was a Sunday like any other. We took a family field trip to the airport to drop my husband off for a work-trip. Madeline had a blast exploring the airport, helping Daddy check in for his flight, enjoying...
Let me just start off by clarifying that when it comes to the baby led weaning movement, I am not an expert. Not only am I not an expert, but I'm also not here to stand on a soap box, bossing anybody around and tell mamas how to...
Almost two years ago, we welcomed our rainbow baby into the world. Mary Alice was an amazing surprise after 12 years of miscarriages and growing our family by adoption. She continues to be a joy every single day. We...
Baby's first foods! It's one of my favorite milestones during the first year of life. I love watching my baby's reactions as he tries new flavors and seeing his face all covered with food. As my newest guy neared this...
Enjoy your sleep while you still can!  You're going to be a lot more tired once that baby arrives!  You'll never sleep again!  As soon as people find out that you are pregnant, they love to tell you all about the sleep...
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...
All hail the great babysitters!! {we're not woooorthyyyy!!!} If you (like me) have no extended-family help within a day's driving distance, then extra Cheers. I see you and I feel your pain. Somewhere around the birth of my second babe, I...
Baby it's cold outside! Time to bust out the Christmas decorations…or is it? The past couple of years I find more and more of my holiday bins are staying in the garage untouched. The reason is that most of my...
You want to know what is AMAZING? Paternity leave. Yes, a mother’s time off is first and foremost when it comes to importance on the postpartum scale, but there is something to be said for having dad home for...
You could say I am in a busy stage of life. I have two kids, ages two and under. A full-time job. A side gig on this here blog. But to be honest, I’ve always been busy. I pride...
It's that time of year again, candy corn, cooler temps, pumpkin spiced everything and (gulp) hunting down a Halloween costume for my kid. I feel an irrational amount of pressure picking the perfect Halloween costume. I don't know where it...
Written in honor of pregnancy loss and remembrance day this October 15. Almost a month after my sweet baby was born sleeping, I was encouraged to join a baby loss support group. At this session we met a mom nurse who lost...
Click here to donate A toy box: Just a simple way to ease the fears of children going in for treatment at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. My heart breaks every time I take my daughter to PCH and I see...
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....
Say Hi to Beth! She is a new contributor and local "boy mom" with two busy little ones and ready to share her wisdom and love of adventures with you all.  I always like to share a fun find with...

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  I have a climber. For anyone else who has a climber, you know what that means - for those who don’t, I can sum it up in one sentence. Climbers give parents a constant heart attack as they try...
Moms are event planners (be sure to add that to your resume!),days are spent entertaining the most demanding of clients, with a five second attention span and a temper to match. I’m still waiting for someone to create a...
Please welcome our new contributor Sara! She is a mom to two beautiful girls and we hope you enjoy reading her posts on motherhood and life in Arizona.  The white numbers on my iPhone screen now tell me it’s 8:00...
NOT JUST FOR TWIN FAMILIES! OPEN TO EVERYONE! Please join the Paradise Valley Mothers of Multiples (PVMOM) for our semi annual Fall Sale.  There will be fantastic deals on gently used baby/kids clothes and items! {And free parking} We know that...
Thank You Thursday is a new feature from Scottsdale Moms Blog. The team at SMB is so LUCKY to receive products, try new local venues, and hear about new things to do all the time. It is so much fun! But we want to share all of these fun new finds with all of you, plus give a huge THANK YOU to companies that reach out to us.
The MOPS Group at Valley Presbyterian Church is hosting their BIG indoor play date event this week! The event is free, and and they want you to come! Mama's Cold Brew will be there selling their coffee (yum!!). There will be a gym full of...
It was overcast, but warm. The waves were perfect. We could watch the surfers and boogie boarders easily. The sand was soft and cool enough to walk on barefoot. We had one full morning to spend at the beach. My...
As of writing this, I am about a week and a half out from my due date with baby number 3, and already I have mom guilt. Guilt that I didn’t enjoy this pregnancy enough. That I spent too...
August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month so we are re-posting our series to answer all of your breastfeeding questions from a certified lactation consultant
It happened over night. I went from having a tiny immobile baby who sat nicely on a blanket and played with toys within reach, to a running toddler who will push, open, pull, eat and climb on anything she...

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Family Friendly Events in and Around Scottsdale (September 2021)

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After the strangest summer ever, we are all loving the {almost} Fall vibes out there. Take advantage of all the things to do and...
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