Tag: humor

Confessions of a Toddler Mom

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Motherhood.   You don't get it until you do it.   Several times I've called my dear friends (who all had kids before me), simply to...

Nope. No Way. Not Me. {Not-So-Savory Mommy Moments}

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A few years back, there was a blog I followed that did “Not Me Mondays.” Bloggers and Mamas linked up to share their not-so-superhero...

Ode To Girl Scout Cookies

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Thin Mints are no brainers; Just like Tagalongs. The husband would never forgive if you came home without. So, in truth, there's no doubt: These six are for your marriage...

4 Reasons Why YOU Want to Join Scottsdale Moms Blog as...

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he word is out! Scottsdale Moms Blog has opened a casting call for new contributors! Here are my own Top 4 reasons why YOU should take the plunge and join us!

New Year’s Resolutions {of a 2-YEAR-OLD}

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New Year's Resolutions. They aren't just for grown-ups. Ah, a brand new year. A clean slate. Fresh beginnings.  A chance to cast off the old and put...

10 Ways You Know It’s the Holidays!

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10) You stroll each of Target's home decor aisles, repeating: "Would she like that? Would she like that?? ......Would IIIII like that?????" 9) You bake cookies...

21 Day Fix : 1 Valley Mom’s 2 Cents

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We made it. Our family survived our first, full Phoenix summer. And, all I can say is -- WOW.  That desert heat is no...

Go Time!: A Crawler’s How-To Guide to Destruction

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The joys--and messes!-- a crawler can create are amazing! Gone are the days of cuddling all day on the sofa. He's on the move and...

THEME WEEK | What’s for Dinner? Romantic Dinner In

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THEME WEEK | What’s for Dinner?  Your guide to a romantic home cooked menu We're coming to the end of our  "What's for Dinner?" Theme...

Dear Costco Checkout Guy,

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Dear Costco Checkout Guy, Listen. I know what it's like to work a retail job. You probably had to wake up around 8am, which is early...

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Scottsdale Style

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Do you have special family traditions shared every year on Christmas Eve? We sure do. We attend an early evening church service and then...

A day in the life of a mom

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Bzzzz Bzzzz Bzzzz. It's 6:00 am, time to get up. No, snooze. I can sleep another 9 minutes. By 6:27 I can finally peel my...

Louis Vuitton vs. Lowlights

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So before my days as a non-showering, overtired and underpaid stay-at-home-mom, I was half (the better half, of course) of a couple that society...

{Pregnancy Week} Creating a Shared Space for Boy/Girl Siblings

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It's Pregnancy Week here on Scottsdale Moms Blog! If you are just tuning in, be sure to read the rest of the week's posts...

{Pregnancy Week} A Few Pregnancy Differences Between the 1st, 2nd, and...

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It's Pregnancy Week here on Scottsdale Moms Blog! If you are just tuning in, be sure to read the rest of the week's posts here. A...

Tattoos and toddlers…do they mix?

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The feeling of finding out you're pregnant for the first time is like nothing in the world. It is absolutely the most magical, amazing, thrilling and...

Stain Fighting 101: My 7 Favorite Laundry Secrets

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Laundry Secrets When it comes to kids, the only thing as sure as meltdowns are the stains on their clothes. Be it jelly, paint or...

Read All About It! Favorite Books for Littles

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I have a ferocious reader on my hands. She is always asking to be read to, "reading"  to her stuffed animals or asking when we can...

The Amazing Kid Car Wash!

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How to make a kid car wash. I am a total sucker for backyard birthday parties. So when it was time to plan my daughter's...

Local Business Spotlight | Dependable Divas

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I recently had the chance to sit down with the owners and creators of Dependable Divas, Erika and Kerry. This mother and daughter team...

Archives Week! My Favorite Post of Sarah’s

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It's Archives Week here at SMB, and this morning I'm featuring my favorite post of Sarah's. You can read all her posts here. When we...

New! Helping Moms in Need through Mom’s Night Out

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I am SO excited to announce that we are adding something new to the next Mom's Night Out event on May 10th at the...

3 New Ways to Hunt Easter Eggs

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I did a little trial egg hunt with my almost three-year-old last week and realized that she doesn't quite get it. She was all...

Mommy SOS | Ms. Manners

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Dear Mommas, My almost three year old has decided she is now "shy" and won't speak to people. I'm not asking her to have a...

Life Lessons Learned at the Landfill

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I've never been afraid to get my hands dirty. In fact, I LOVE figuring out ways to do-it-yourself and save money or just conquer...

35 Simple Steps to selling a home and moving (with small...

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Our family is in the process of moving and it’s been….well… a process! Since I’m right smack in the middle of this adventure, I...

How Does Your Garden Grow?

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There is something incredibly therapeutic about digging, sowing, planting, watering and fertilizing. Getting your hands dirty, the scent of wet earth and the satisfaction that your...

Lessons from my day at the “Parada del Sol!”

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My husband was out of town this weekend. I was on my own, with two small children to care for and entertain. When I...

Is Costco making me fat?

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My youngest turned one last week! This means I can no longer use the excuse “I just had a baby!” to explain those last few...

Home Alone

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Last Friday evening I found myself in a position, which, as a wife and mother, was unexpected and quite foreign to me. I was...