Tag: Friendship

Every Mom Needs (at least) One Non-Mom BFF

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When you’re a mom deep in the trenches of a challenging stage with a child, it’s helpful to have other moms to confer with,...

Mommin’ is Hard; But Please Don’t Fix Me

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Mommin' is hard. But, I am about to give you the most freeing statement. You are not responsible for fixing another mama. I mean, does that...

Mommy Small Talk for New or Out of Practice Moms

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As a fairly reserved person, making small talk with other moms can sometimes be a challenge for me.  What should I talk about?  Do...

Encouraging Diversity in our Children’s Friendships

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Have you ever looked around in your child’s classroom, or at their friend group, and wished that there was more ethnic and cultural diversity? Sometimes...

Mama is at Capacity

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The year 2018 was a very…interesting year for my household. It was hard. But it was also SO good. We welcomed our third child,...

3 Common-Sense Ideas to Start Making Real Friendships

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When we moved to Arizona eight years ago, I was terrified of making new friends. I had lived in Texas practically my entire life,...

Giving Thanks for Special Friends

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None of us could survive motherhood without our friends. Spanning all the way from the fellow sleep-deprived Moms in our toddler playgroups to the other...

An Open Letter: To the Mom of the Good Kid, from...

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Hi there! As we get settled into the start of a new school year, our kiddos meet new classmates and find new friends. Let’s...

Mom Tribes After The Baby and Toddler Years

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When I first approached the subject of mom tribes I was missing my California life, specifically my life as a mom of babies and...

How to Be a Friend to Other Moms

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We see each other at the grocery store, play dates, parks, church and gas stations. We are all busy. But when was the last...

Expecting the Unexpected: Supporting a Mom with Baby in the NICU

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In my last post, I wrote and you lovely readers responded about some things you can expect if the unthinkable happens and your baby...

Mommy Friendships | Location, Location, Location (Part 3)

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This is Part 3 in a series on mom-to-mom friendships by Scottsdale Moms Blog co-founder Joy Cherrick. If you missed them, be sure to...

Mommy Friendships | Sharing Life (Part 2)

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This is Part 2 in a three-part series on Mommy Friendships. To read Joy's first post on thinking before we speak, click here. The most...

Cultivating Friendships

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Joy's post on mom-to-mom friendships could not have been more timely after the week I had. Mommy mantras always include self care. I am horrible...

Mommy Friendships | Think Before you Speak (Part 1)

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Joy is launching a three-part series today on the tricky territory of mom-to-mom friendships. Enjoy! I found this little bit of word art pinned to...

You’ve Got a Friend in Me

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I have mentioned before that we have a weekly tradition of pizza and a movie night in our household.  It is something we all...