Tag: moms

The 5 Pregnancy Classes I Wish They Offered to Moms

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With pregnancy comes ten months of prepping. We buy pregnancy books to learn how our body is changing, we scour the internet for articles...

Never Let a Good Crisis go to Waste

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“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” Winston Churchill is credited with first saying this in the mid-1940s as we were approaching the...

7 Things I’ve Learned {the hard way} About Scorpions

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It was March 2010, about three months after we had moved into our current home. I was seven months pregnant with baby number two....

Top 5 Workout Ideas For The Busy Mom

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You’ve probably thought it or said it out loud at one point or another in your lifetime that you are too busy to workout....

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...

What Moms Need to Know About Kids and Vaping

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As a middle school teacher, I see my share of goofy and/or dangerous trends. Kids have needlessly planked across desks, swallowed spoonfuls of cinnamon,...

Treat Yourself…. Host a Favorite Things Party!

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A great way to get together with friends and love ones is to throw a Favorite Things party.  Part white elephant and part show...

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...

Try It Out: Start a Cookbook Club

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My favorite items from my wedding registry were my cookbooks. Each cookbook represents something I wanted to accomplish in my marriage. Oh, did I have...

Thank You Mom!

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This is probably the most important thank you note I could ever write... yet I can’t quite find the right words. I’m talking about...

Momma, find your Wonder Woman Mentality and Mantra

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As mothers, we often find things overwhelming or hard in the moments where we lose our sense of self. In order to properly care...

National Entrepreneurs Day: How I took the Leap into Owning My...

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“What do you want to do when you grow up?” What a question. A question everyone asks when we are young. But can I...

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...

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...

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...

You’re Still a Mama On Mother’s Day, even after Baby Loss

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Mother's Day is a special day to show love and appreciation for all that motherhood and mothers mean to us. Everyone acknowledges our great contribution...

Five Ways to Make Your Photos into Cherished Keepsakes

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Motherhood brings pictures. Hundreds (maybe thousands) of pictures a year. We try to capture every precious moment and although we use many to share with...

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...

What’s So Fabulous About Turning 40?

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I remember as a teenager going to 40th birthday parties with my parents that were decorated with "Over the Hill" signs and lots of...

Love Your Hair: 10 Tips From The Pros

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Our hair. It’s a love, hate relationship really. One day we love the length, the next day we want to chop it off. One...

Skincare 101: Common Myths & Questions Answered

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Ever since having my daughter, I feel completely behind when it comes to giving my hair and skin the tlc it deserves. I then...

Connecting in our Vulnerability

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I think one of the most meaningful gifts you can give someone is a potted plant. But I've learned that potted plants are more...

Madeline’s Toy Box: A story of a Hemangioma & Phoenix Children’s...

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Click here to donate A toy box: Just a simple way to ease the fears of children going in for treatment at Phoenix Children’s...

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...

Our Day At Gymboree

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  I have a climber. For anyone else who has a climber, you know what that means - for those who don’t, I can sum...

The Day I Wanted to Quit Being a Mom

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I can remember the day so vividly, it's as if it happened yesterday. My newborn was around 8 weeks old,  and sleep was elusive...

Meal Planning 101

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The older our little rascal gets, the more I appreciate the crock pot. I wish I could hug the inventor and thank them for...

The Five Lessons I Learned About Child-Proofing

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It happened over night. I went from having a tiny immobile baby who sat nicely on a blanket and played with toys within reach,...

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...