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Preparing for International Travel with a Preschooler

Preparing for international travel with a preschooler can be a daunting task. There are flights to book, reservations to make, and endless blogs that give you advice on what you “MUST SEE!” Throw in an unpredictable preschooler to the mix and it’s bound to be a vacation (trip?) you’ll never forget! Preparing for International Travel […]

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Visit Summer’s Hidden Gem

Planning your family’s summer vacation plans? California is a usual spot for most Arizonans and my family loves visiting too. To shake things up, my family recently stumbled upon a new perfect summer vacay spot: Seattle! Make some time to visit summer’s hidden gem. Seattle hosts the exact polar opposite of our weather trends. When we are basking […]

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SMB Guide to Surviving Summer is Here!

Ok, summer’s here, kids are home, we are all stuck in the house.  We all NEED fun things to do to survive this heat! No need to worry because the SMB Guide to Surviving Summer is here, just for you! We included over 50 pages of games, crafts, local activities and outings, all mom-tested and used by […]

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20 Ways an AZ Summer = a MN Winter!

Our family moved to Phoenix from southeast Minnesota 1 year ago, making THIS our first full AZ summer — and all I can say is Holy Moley. This desert dwelling thing is no joke! If you find yourself in Phoenix sweating summer or in Minnesota braving winter, you’ll surely relate to these parallels … and you have […]

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