Tag: Scottsdale

How Do You Find Moms in Your Community?

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Motherhood  It could be tough occasionally to meet like-minded moms in your community. Sometimes, our insecurities overwhelm us, and they stop us from even taking...

Fun Foods to Brighten Your Day and Five Places to Find...

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Let’s face it: the world got a little weird and we’ve all needed a little extra cheering up from time to time. After accidentally...

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...

Surviving Arizona Summer As A New Mom

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I thought I hit the due-date jackpot. An April due date meant I didn’t have to be pregnant in the summer. I thought about...

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....

We Visited HGTV’s Santa HQ at Fashion Square and Had a...

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This week, my three boys, husband and I headed off to HGTV's Santa HQ at Scottsdale Fashion Square.   Nothing brings greater giddiness to my...

Chef Noon Culinary Services – I tried it and I loved...

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I love family dinnertime. It is so important to the rhythm of our family.  It is my time to sit back and really watch the...

My Son Was the Youngest in His Kindergarten Class (and He...

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Redshirting is the delay of the start of formal schooling for a child by one year, typically so as to avoid a situation in...

7 Splash Pad Tips

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Ahhhh, the splash pad. Like most young children, my kids love the splash pad. It is pretty much an Arizona childhood tradition to spend a hot...

Miss Behave {girls clothing store for the fashion-forward}

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Miss Behave is a girls clothing store located at Fashion Square Mall that has fashion-forward clothing for young girls ages 4 to 14 years...

Open Enrollment and You – A Guide to Choosing Your Kindergarten...

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If you are a parent of a preschooler, then you know you're less than year away from the first day of Kindergarten. Fall is...

Family Friendly Events In & Around Scottsdale {November 2018}

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November is upon us and the weather should be cooling down this month. There’s lots of fun to be had for all, so grab a...

Moms’ Night Out Favorites for fun in Scottsdale

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If you’re like me, a night out with my girls is EVERYTHING. I’m so lucky to have a group of fellow mom friends nearby...

SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events In & Around Scottsdale {September...

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There's more to do in September than dust off the pumpkins & scarecrows and sip on PSLs. Our monthly guide for September family friendly...

SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for July 2018

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July has more than just fireworks to entertain the family. Here's our guide of family friendly events happening in Scottsdale this month. What does being...

Wild About Mom {Mother’s Day Event Re-Cap}

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We had such a wonderful time at our Mother's Day event last weekend and we hope all who attended did too! Thank you to all of the businesses that helped.

ZipSit is your new favorite app {Never worry about babysitters again}

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Remember the days when you could head out to dinner or have drinks with friends on a whim? me neither. Now we have to plan...

SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for April 2018

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Springtime in Scottsdale brings a lot of fun family friendly events for April! Scottsdale Moms Blog has all the fun outlined for you here...

Five Fun Family Outings to Visit in the Valley

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Spring break is here and the weather is looking amazing. After spending the last eight years in Chicago where spring break meant traveling to...

SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for March 2018

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March is the magical month, here in Scottsdale. It’s our reward for why we live here during the summer months. The weather perfection (nice & warm...

Sharing a Love of Knowledge: My Child’s First Library Card

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Ever since my son was little, I have documented his firsts: first rollover, first tooth, first day of preschool, etc. As my son prepares...

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

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February is a great month to get out and about town here in Scottsdale, AZ. The weather is gorgeous and some really fun family...

You know You’re a Scottsdale Mom if….

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We love living in Scottsdale.  There are the obvious reasons....the weather, so much to do, beautiful scenery. But the people are what make Scottsdale the...

It’s January, Moms: You Need a “Daycation”

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The holidays are over and frankly, we’re all just a little exhausted. While December is a month that can be full of some wonderful time...

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

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If your resolution is to get out and about in the New Year, Scottsdale Moms Blog has got you covered with this guide to...

Try Luxury Skin Scottsdale for a Budget-Friendly but Decadent Winter Skin...

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These brisk and dry December mornings have been a nightmare for my skin. I was so grateful to be able to try out the...

Board & Brush Scottsdale {MNO RE-Cap}

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Looking for a fun night out with friends? Board and Brush Scottsdale hosted our most recent Moms' Night Out and we had such a wonderful time.

My New Favorite Thanksgiving Tradition: Outsourcing It!

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I grew up having pretty traditional family Thanksgiving. Visitors from out-of-town, a huge turkey and all the trimmings, what seemed like as many pies...

6 FREE Scottsdale Views to Take Your Breath Away This Fall

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Growing up in the Midwest, I loathed fall. The glory days of summer were waning and the dark days of winter encroaching. Now that...

Adopt-a-Family Holiday Tradition

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Last fall, when I was planning our annual Friendsgiving dinner, I stumbled across Vista del Camino’s Holiday Adopt-a-Family program. I told my friends about...