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...
Santa Claus is coming to Scottsdale early this year! Mark your calendars On Saturday, December 3 and the following Saturday, December 10, the Promenade Shopping Center (located on the corner of Scottsdale Road and Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd) will spread Christmas cheer by giving children the...
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...
I am smack dab in the middle of the sippy cup years. I was successfully able to transition both kids away from the bottle by 15 months old to the good old sippy. It was a pretty easy transition for...
School hunting in Arizona is NOT easy. It can be one of the most difficult choices that you have to make. And there are so MANY choices here in the Valley! Choosing your child’s first (or next) school is a...
Welcome Lizette! She is a new contributor of ours, local native and mom of boys. We hope you enjoy reading her take on all things motherhood!  It's starting to cool down, and what better way to relax than across the border...
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....
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 Scottsdale Civic Center Library has been a saving grace for my kids and me this summer. We’ve gone regularly to escape the grueling heat, join a “Shake, Rattle and Roll” class, check out children's books, and participate in...
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...
Prepare your toddler for preschool! Christ Church School has several programs that help your child prepare for success at the earliest educational levels. Play and Learn Program Classes meet on Friday mornings for 1.5 hours for students ages 16 months -...
You may have read my litany of reasons why I should hate Costco, but can't. This week, Costco made that juuuuust a little easier -- and I'm here today with a warning: The next time you go, you too will likely encounter a villainous,...
I see you across the playground. You look over and smile. Our kids are similar ages, and shoot, we might just have a chance of exchanging small talk and becoming friends. But you see... unfortunately I already know how...
One is a BIG YEAR when it comes to milestones. We lost the bottle shortly after her first birthday. The binkies were packed up and “given to another baby” by 18 months. Her vocabulary exploded. And we even rolled...
Earth Day is April 22nd and it's a great opportunity to teach your kids about planet Earth! When I was perusing Pinterest to find some Earth Day inspiration, I found a lot of crafts that involved using lots of (new)...
Darling boys, you are still little. And though you couldn't possibly know it yet, you're making me so much better. I'm a better wife. ...because I am praying for yours. May I model the woman you might one day seek out: - One who loves her husband...
Well, it feels like I blinked and we went from winter to summer! In Arizona, we have a lot of opportunities to play outside, so all of our outdoor toys get A LOT of use. That being said, as...
Dear "Should", I am so over you. "Should". You are a burden. You are intrusive. You are the source of Mommy Wars and exhaustion, laughably high standards and soul-deadening guilt. You are wearying. You are unwelcome. "Should". I am so much more than your bleak message. We moms...
It’s that time. Actually, it’s been that time for awhile… Potty Training I hear those two words and my entire body tenses. To say that my oldest was difficult in the potty training department is an understatement. She flat out refused...
Huggies generously offered one SMB Contributor some coveted Little Snugglers as a swap for an honest review. So easy!!! Let us tell you why they're the best!
It still may be summer weather here, but Fall IS coming. I promise! I am a Fall-loving, craft-obsessed mama, and could not wait to get started on some projects. I have an 18-month old this year and she is really...
A few weeks ago I experienced a parenting milestone that caught me completely off guard. As a mom, I expected the tears over the obligatory first smile, first day of school, first lost tooth, etc. I shouted for joy, jumped...
A short disclaimer: Every mom chooses the best form of nourishment for their child-one that works for their body, baby, and lifestyle. This is my personal experience with nursing, one that I wanted to share with fellow moms. Let’s...
Oh haaai, friend. Pull up a chair. La ti da. That? Oh, nothing. Just the remnants of a cinnamon bun that baby-in-the-tummy and I consumed without sharing a single bite with anyone else. And the mug? It held in its loving care...
Our travel activity packs are a staple for long trips. We have spent a lot of time on airplanes over the last eight years. All of our family and many of our friends live out of state so we are...
There’s a new baby sling on the market, and it is worthy of review!  Mamaway is really on to something: A high-quality, user-friendly sling that’s of ample length and width without being overwhelming. They generously gifted me one of their slings in exchange...
Searching for anything about cloth diapers online can lead to a crazy amount of articles, but when I was preparing to go back to work and needed to know about cloth diapers and daycare —I came up short on...
I have an independent one-year-old. She has never really let us feed her (she mastered a fork before she walked), she picks out her own shoes (yes, I know this spells trouble once she can reach her clothing drawers),...

Connect With Us

10,328FansLike
8,417FollowersFollow
1,305FollowersFollow
3,037FollowersFollow

Guide To Scottsdale

Fun Fantasy Dinner for the Whole Family

1
Scottsdale Moms and family had such a blast at Medieval Times in Scottsdale last weekend enjoying a fun fantasy dinner. I remember going to Medieval...

Top 3…AZ (September 2021)