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SMB Featured in Parents Magazine

Did ya’ll happen to see that Scottsdale was rated #1 in Parents Magazine’s “Top Ten Best Cities for Babies”?!!! AND Scottsdale Moms Blog and Joy Cherrick were quoted in the magazine (p. 184) AND on the online article. Here’s a little taste…. Scottsdale has plenty of recreation space too, with 67 miles of paved trails […]

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SMB Featured on AZCentral.com

Did you happen to see that our very own Joy Cherrick was quoted in an AZCentral.com article??!!! Here’s a little sneak peak… “Joy Cherrick, co-founder of Scottsdale Mom’s Blog, said Scottsdale offers a lot of great things to do for parents and their babies. Cherrick and her 14-month-old, Reagan, take advantage of the programs that […]

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Join us at the Phoenix Zoo

There is nothing that I love more than watching my daughter enjoy new experiences and explore the world around her.  Right now, she a little bit sensitive around animals – especially high-energy dogs who bark loudly.  Being afraid of animals isn’t really something that I want to encourage, so I am taking every opportunity to […]

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Hale Centre Theatre Children’s Theatre

Over the weekend, I took my five-year-old son to the children’s theater performance at Hale Theatre in Gilbert, AZ today.  The play was (loosely) based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid”.  This was my son’s first exposure to the arts, and it was a delightful experience.  We attended with friends and their three-year-old daughter.  I […]

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Scottsdale Moms Blog Moms Group: Coffee Talk

Sola Coffee Bar’s relaxing atmosphere hosted our second mom’s event allowing me to do two of my favorite things: drink coffee & chat with friends. Six mommies and six babies came to Sola to connect with one another. Personally, I always leave feeling encouraged, stimulated by conversation, and looking forward to the next event! While […]

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Family Date Night

Did I just say family date night?  Sounds like an oxymoron.  A traditional “date night” is supposed to be two people – one on one – a time to reconnect with each other.  So, why take the kids?  For starters, kids learn by watching us and can learn kindness as they watch their parents sit down […]

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Momsense: Volunteering in Old Town Scottsdale

mom·sen·se (mɒm sens) noun 1.  practical motherly intelligence that is sensible or reasonable 2. a mother’s mental discernment, realization, or recognition  – She has momsense.  OR She used her momsense to determine that something was amiss.   I always wondered why somebody didn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody. –Lily Tomlin How often do I think the […]

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