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My Favorite Lesser-Known Children’s Books…and other Great Reading Resources

The Scottsdale Civic Center Library has been a saving grace for my kids and me this summer. We’ve gone regularly to escape the grueling heat, join a “Shake, Rattle and Roll” class, check out children’s books, and participate in the summer reading program. This library is particularly sweet to me because of my own childhood […]

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MOPS Indoor Play Date {this Friday!!}

The MOPS Group at Valley Presbyterian Church is hosting their BIG indoor play date event this week! The event is free, and and they want you to come! Mama’s Cold Brew will be there selling their coffee (yum!!). There will be a gym full of fun, they have tons of bounce houses and toys to keep your child active […]

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Prepare your toddler for preschool! {sponsored post}

Prepare your toddler for preschool! Christ Church School has several programs that help your child prepare for success at the earliest educational levels. Play and Learn Program Classes meet on Friday mornings for 1.5 hours for students ages 16 months – 2 years old. Developmentally appropriate program formulated to expand a toddler’s physical, social, emotional, […]

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Easy Glitter Play-Doh for Us Less-Pinteresty Types

So, it’s still hot out. (That’s the jist of how I start every blog post for SMB. You’re welcome.) Some of us have preschoolers who don’t begin school for a few more weeks… The bigger siblings who might be marginally helpful at entertaining said preschoolers are headed to the classroom and mamas be like: What do I […]

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Secrets to a Lasting Book Club

I climb out of my car, grab my book and head toward my friend’s door. A knock later, I am embracing my book club buddies, exchanging stories and catching up on life. We’ve had this ritual for several years. We gather together once a month and cook for one another, discuss our book and reflect […]

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