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MOPS @ St. Patrick Catholic Community

Four years ago, I found myself one evening at Francesca’s at Kierland Commons. It was a sweet shopping event, and I had invited my dear friend Jennifer. After some casual chitchatting, I shared with her that we had recently taken guardianship of a two-year-old that we were hoping to adopt. We were so excited, but […]

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Join the SMB Community Groups!

One of our first and foremost goals at Scottsdale Moms Blog is to connect moms with each other. We try to accomplish this through our Mom’s Night Outs, event calendars, play dates and of course articles written by local moms. We are excited to announce that now we have another resource to help support YOU, […]

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Mom’s School Supply List

You’ve been to Target and Walmart, then went back home and filled your Amazon cart with school supplies. Backpacks bought. Pencils and pens procured. School shoes scored. The kids are all set for the first day of school, but what about you? Yes, mama, YOU need your own back-to-school supply list! Because let’s face it, […]

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Do the Hard Things

The other day I told my husband that in the future I think I’ll look back on this current season of life as my favorite—this season of staying home with my babies. He looked at me surprised, and said, “But you’re always talking about how hard it is.” My first thought is that I probably […]

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Confessions of a Chronically Sick Mom: Being a Good Enough Mom & Wife

The following situations are based on my experiences. Please contact your doctor for any medical advice regarding your personal circumstance. Let me start out by saying that being “good enough” is falling way short in my perfectionist world. I am completely capable of creating a safe and loving environment for my family, even on my […]

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Confessions of a Chronically Sick Mom: The Background

The following situations are based on my experiences. Please contact your doctor for any medical advice regarding your personal circumstance. I didn’t start out as a chronically sick person. For over a decade, I’ve known something was wrong. However, the weight of the lifelong nature of being chronically sick didn’t sink in until recently. Medical […]

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The Business of Being Overwhelmed

Not even 24 hours after being back from a family vacation and I already felt the feeling of overwhelmed. It was like a weight pressing on my shoulders, each unfinished task adding an extra pound. I know I’m not alone when I say that the mess, the to-do lists, and the constant pressure to be […]

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Dear Expecting Mom

Dear Expecting Mom, If you’re like I was, your mind is racing. Sure, you’re waking up in the night to go to the bathroom, but let’s be honest, you’re also awake because you’re thinking about how much your life is about to change. You’ve probably been dreaming, literally, about the first moment you see your […]

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