Did you know that a lot of kids these days suffer from a declined mental health? According to the CDC… 7.1% of children aged 3-17 years (approximately 4.4 million) have diagnosed anxiety. 3.2% of children aged 3-17 years (approximately...
I'm a "glass half full," "focus on the positives" kind of person. I like to assume the best in people and I take things in stride as they come my way. The coronavirus pandemic certainly tried to shake that...
Have you been looking for tips to help you structure the days and weeks ahead? Phoenix Children's Hospital has generously offered ideas for our community!  As parents, we want to make sure we are doing everything we can to keep...
March is National Reading Month! Why not treat yourself, or someone you know, to a book to help get through the trenches and celebrate the joys of parenthood. Today we’re highlighting a few of our favorites from the Best Books...
I have always been a fan of checklists and routines (you should see my holiday checklist binders). During this chaotic time of uncertainty we are all facing a disruption in our normal routines which can be stressful. We are...
This post first appeared on PBS.org. As a partner with PBS, we are honored to share this information with you. These are wonderful tips during this time as we all lean in and focus on keeping everyone calm, safe, and...
Hi! My name is Taylor Decker and I'm new to the team. I thought it appropriate to share my two passions in life -- my family (dogs included, of course), and running -- and how difficult it was to...
March is National Reading Month! If you're finding yourself dreading bedtime, it may be time to change up the routine. There's nothing sweeter than a calming bedtime story to help your children drift off to a peaceful sleep. Today we’re...
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...

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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...