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Play date Dip

Like most of you, I host several playdates a month. If you, like me, are tired of the same old Goldfish, pretzel, string cheese snacks I have a solution that I’ve never seen a kid (or a mom) turn down. AND the best part, not a lot of ingredients and SUPER easy! (because nobody has […]

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You ROCK! {fun local giveaway}

We are hosting a rock hunt! Keep your eye out for one of these brightly painted rocks around the Scottsdale and Phoenix areas and you could enter to win a prize! The writing teams at Scottsdale Moms Blog and North Phoenix Moms Blog created these awesome rocks! We want to spread the love for our community […]

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Why grocery delivery works for me

As a former retail manager, I know the benefits of delegation. It took me a long time to understand that even though I wanted to do every task, it takes an entire team to make a store run smoothly. One of my jobs was to teach new leaders how to effectively use the time they […]

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The Untold Perils of Kindergarten Day 3: You Gave Me Back the Wrong Kid

It seems there are precious few things as highly anticipated as sending one’s child off to Kindergarten. What a mixed bag of sentiments – nostalgia, nerves, grief, excitement disbelief… We do our best to capture it all in grinning, front porch Instagram photos. “First Day of Kindergarten!” the little chalkboards boast. All the promise of […]

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Mama Has the Kindergarten Blues

My first born headed to Kindergarten last week and I am not OK. I know that I will learn to deal with it and eventually I’ll be OK, but for not I am not. I also know that he will absolutely be OK. Technically, this is not our first school year, we’ve done 3 years […]

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