You may have heard warnings about “social engineering.” While the term is simply a fancy way of describing fooling people into giving away their personal info online, the repercussions are quite serious.   Examples of social engineering include phishing, which occurs...
As we search for ways to do something to make a difference in light of the recent tragedy in Uvalde, I am sharing about Sandy Hook Promise and why I support their organization.  In 2004, I stopped watching the news....
As school wraps up for the year, parents across the Valley are trying to figure out what they’re going to do for the next ten weeks. While kids in most of the country enjoy their summer weather with long...
Thank you to our campaign sponsors at We Can Do This for supporting Scottsdale Moms and the safety of our families. This content was paid for by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. To find COVID vaccines...
For the days when you forgot to  pack a snack and your kids aren't letting you forget it or you're on mom-Uber duty running back and forth from summer camps to swim lessons, here are a few DRIVE-THRUS with some healthier and more...
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...
Boy, (noun) 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...
Every mom in the history of Momming has been there. Has reached the point of frustration with a child and found themself saying, “Can you just sit still and be quiet for a few minutes?” It doesn’t matter if your kid...
2022 is here, and with it come New Year's resolutions. Whether your resolution is for health, fitness, or your professional life, resolutions aren't just for adults. I've compiled a few ways to help determine New Year's resolutions for kids...
As a new mom, you've probably read dozens of articles about the best ways to feed, bathe, sleep train, and even potty train your child. But, have you ever heard about the secret to making the perfect crib? You can...
When the holidays roll around, it’s easy to focus on giving gifts to our children. No matter what age they are, we spend time trying to find things they’ll love, and we experience joy watching them open and appreciate...
Our team of contributors is incredible! Each month, they volunteer their time and talent to share what they hope will make the journey of motherhood a little bit easier. Here are this year's top posts. It is always interesting (and...
One of our favorite holiday traditions is planning how we want to give back to our community. Over the years we’ve volunteered and donated in many different ways. Here are my family’s top five favorite ways to volunteer with...
Phoenix Children's has a very unique specialist that all moms in our area should know about. Dr. Franklin specializes in ACHD, Adult Congenital Heart Disease. If you are a mom in our area with ACHD or you are planning...
First quarter is over and parent teacher conferences are in full-swing.  I don’t know about you, but attending a conference can be quite stressful. Following years of limited interactions with my child’s teachers, I'm feeling a bit left in...
In the past few years, probiotics have become one of the most popular suggestions to treat gas and bloating, constipation, and immunity health. Although the word, probiotics, may be familiar to us, we may not understand what benefits they...
With a background in teaching and a family full of lifelong learners, it’s no surprise that school choice was something I took very seriously. I waited outside a preschool before the sun had risen to secure a spot. Later,...
Choosing a school for our children can be challenging from curriculum to extra curricular activities. As a first time mom I wanted something that focused on the value of community and of course education. After much deliberation and research...
Have you ever wanted to sit down with a dentist and ask them all your questions! Dr. Alli, from Arcadia Pediatric Dental, sat down with Kate and gave us her best dental tricks to keep those teeth healthy and...
The pressure to perform in high school these day is intense. Kids are warned by parents and teachers that their grades matter from day one. Many of them are pushed to take as many Honors and AP classes as their...
When our daughter was younger, “we” made a lot of holiday cards for our far-away family. These usually consisted of a seasonal handprint or footprint. I’d paint her hand or foot, she’d stomp, I’d decorate the page to look...
When our second child was born, we were so excited to introduce him to his big brother, who was just shy of 3 years old. Suuuure, we knew there would be bouts of jealousy, but at the heart, they'd be BFF's...
We’ve all heard and read plenty about “helicopter parents” in the news over the last few years. Our society has placed collective blame upon them for excessive hovering and over-involvement during their kids’ childhoods, which many feel has resulted...
Between preschool and kindergarten, I’ve spent about 12 hours in the last few years touring various schools in the area. We’re lucky to have the option for open enrollment, but that can make things a little more complicated, too.  The...
I always love reading what other bloggers and celebrities have in their bags. I have learned of so many random things that people have, that become so useful in certain situations. I decided to take apart my large diaper...
Chelsea, with Building Blocks Family, shared all about infant sleeping solutions! She helps start you right out of the gate with a strategy for emotional and physical healing while learning all about your baby. She teaches you how to...
A difficult relationship between a parent and child can leave people with feelings of confusion, frustration, and even a lack of closure. Relationships grow apart for so many reasons. Whether it’s something like abuse or neglect, or just a...
During our Bloom event, Chelsea from Growing Forward Therapy taught us about the importance of tummy time. She gave us tried and true tummy time techniques to help with your infant. With the importance of 'back to sleep' to reduce...
Living in Arizona means we have countless back-to-school options available to every family! Families can choose from microschools, traditional, homeschool, charter, private, and parochial schools. It is wonderful to have so many choices available to our children, but it...
We live in a culture that enjoys sporting events, that celebrates athletic competition, and that places a lot of pressure on athletes – from highly paid professionals all the way down to happy-go-lucky Little Leaguers. And as parents, many of...

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