Tag: kids

Must-Experience Touch-a-Truck Event Returns with New Location

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Are you looking for a great morning out with your family? Then you’ve got to check out the Junior League of Phoenix’s fifth annual...

Five Pearls of Wisdom that Shape the Way I Do Mom...

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My first-born turns 5 this month, ...and it seems like a really big deal. I've been working this mom gig for basically 5 years now, and...

Caring For Your Child’s Teeth

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2017 started off with a bang. Literally. A bang straight to the ground. My 20 month old (at the time) was so excited to...

10 Easy and Fun Indoor Activities

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Summer break in Scottsdale is upon us and the extremely high temperatures can make for some of the LONGEST days with little ones. Sure,...

Moms About Town – SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for...

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Cheers to July! It's hot out, no doubt about it. The average temperature in Scottsdale in the month of July is 107. Here are some...

How I Prep My Preschooler to Stay at the Grandparents

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Summer time is here and many of us are wondering what to do with our kids so that they aren't totally bored before the...

This Saved My Sanity: Blackout Drapes

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New moms get so many product “suggestions” thrown their way. “This is the best carseat!” “Use this and your child will sleep!” “These onesies are double...

Scorpions- What to do if your child is stung

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Wait! Stop! Don’t scroll past this post because of the creepy crawly critter in the picture! Anyone with a child (grandchild, takes care of...

5 Father’s Day Crafts Including a Free Printable

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Father's day is coming up and Dads love homemade and thoughtful gifts too. Here's 5 Father's Days crafts that are fun for children to...

Five Ways To Entertain Toddlers in the Air Conditioning

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Summer brings a smile to a Mom’s face in most states, but here it’s the dreaded months where we have to find alternatives to...

Big Dreams to Make Mom Life Easier

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"And when you want something, all the Universe conspires in helping you achieve it." -Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist   Mom life is hard. I think we can all...

5 Reasons to Visit The Scottsdale Public Library With Your Children

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I love to read and public libraries hold a special place in my heart. I remember going to libraries as a child feeling so...

3 Things I Love About Montessori

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A year ago we made the decision to place our child in a local Montessori school and it has been one of the best...

Friday Favorites {Sara}

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I'm only two kids in, but I definitely have preferences and favorites for baby and toddler products. Here are a few of my favorites. Burt's...

Moms About Town – SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for...

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With the average temperature around 83 degrees, April is a great month to get out and about with the family in Scottsdale. From Easter...

Hiking with Children

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One of my favorite things about living in Scottsdale is all of the local and accessible hiking trails. I love hiking and I want...

Turkey Burn! Thanksgiving Day Workout Ideas

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I love a good workout on Thanksgiving morning. I fully admit, it makes me feel less guilty when the pies come out of the kitchen,...

Asking for Help is a Strength not a Weakness

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Our first born is celebrating her birthday this month and as I reflect on my almost seven years of motherhood, I am in awe...

Allergy Life – Navigating Through the Holidays

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I have a love/hate relationship with the last three months of the year.  I love it because the weather tends to be pretty much perfect, the...

Halloween Kid Costume Torture

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It's that time of year again, candy corn, cooler temps, pumpkin spiced everything and (gulp) hunting down a Halloween costume for my kid. I feel...

Encourage a Love of Reading for Children with a Book Club

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Every month our kiddos see me heading out the door carrying an appetizer or a bottle of wine to my book club meeting and...

Mom turned Mompreneur: Building a Business With Babies

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Say Hi to Beth! She is a new contributor and local "boy mom" with two busy little ones and ready to share her wisdom...

Try Meatless Mondays to Change Up Your Dinner Routine

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Big welcome to Rochelle! She is another new contributor of ours, a mom of three sharing her love of parenting and life in the...

International Talk Like A Pirate Day – Taking Time to be...

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Help us welcome Ashley to our contributor team! She is a mom of one year old twins and is excited to share her love...

The Costco Item That Lies

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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 --...

Tips and Tricks for a Successful Family Photo Session

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When it comes to family photos, I have been on both sides of the camera. I have been fortunate enough to have people trust...

My Sweet Boys, You’re Making Me A Better Woman

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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...

A Day In My Life… With Two Toddlers

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I'm at stay-at-home mom with two toddlers - Carter is 3.5 and Mackenzie is 1.5 years old.  I feel so lucky and grateful to spend every...

Are We Done Yet?

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Recently my husband and I went out to dinner to celebrate nine years of marriage. As we were sitting at the bar and waiting...

Age Appropriate Chores for All Kids

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"That's too hard, Mom. I can't do it." Is this a familiar response when you ask your kids to fold laundry or set the...