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. Meet Cate. Her MomSense journey has spanned the ocean’s tide and mountains of paperwork. She and her husband chose to adopt first. Here’s Cate to tell you about […]
If you keep up with the latest fashions, you’ve probably already heard of Stella and Dot, a San Francisco based jewelry company. Their line of high quality jewelry combines a vintage modern look that is also very affordable. Fifty percent of the styles are under $50! They’ve been featured in the New York Times, In […]
Hi! I’m Kimberly Bee (kb) from Kimberly Jarman Studios, a couture photography boutique specializing in portraits and weddings. I’m honored to be guest blogging on such a wonderful online resource for mamas just like myself! The Kimberly Jarman team will take turns popping in every once in awhile with tips to help you take better […]
Every momma likes to get dressed up and be treated to a romantic dinner every once in a while, right? Around our home there is always the “let’s go there for our birthdays” or “we’ll check ___________ restaurant out for our anniversary” chatter. That’s partly because we live in an area where good food is […]
If you’ve ever walked the streets of Old Town Scottsdale, you know there are a tantalizing number of restaurants from which to choose. So, where do you start? We love Happy Hour because 1) the affordable menu. (Just be careful not to get caught in over ordering or your bill will be just as pricey […]
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. What if, you weren’t able to participate in regular social activies (story time at the library, swim classes etc.)? What if your child wasn’t comfortable outside […]
Spirited Child – high energy, feisty and very active. They are ready to climb into almost any situation, and exercise little impulse, control or caution when they do. They are highly reactive. They are often described as a handful. Always into something. I don’t have the energy to keep up with her. She’s fearless. (The […]
Thanks so much for all who entered our ScottsdaleMomsBlog Giveaway this week. Congratulations Amy S. for winning a beautiful Stone Savvy bracelet (value of $35!!!). Please continue to check back for other SMB giveaways. There’s going to be great stuff for all you momma’s out there. You won’t want to miss it.
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 […]
Hello everyone, Lisa from Design Actually here. I am so excited & honored to be guest blogging here on Scottsdale Moms Blog! Today I’m going to share with you some nursery design inspiration and a few tips on how to make your baby’s room look put together and chic. There are many things to consider […]
Imagine my surprise (and delight) when I found out Liz Klouda, the aesthetician giving me my facial at the Hotel Valley Ho owns her own jewelry company – Stone Savvy. Jackpot!!! For those who know me well, you know that I love me some pretty jewelry. The minute I heard about Liz’s jewelry making skills I couldn’t wait to see […]
When I think of “Summer Camp,” I think of college-aged counselors, candy, swim-time, free-time, hop-scotch and bunk-beds. Sure, those camps are still around, but I’m fascinated by the non-traditional camps that expose children to new industries, explore science, language and art in ways that watching a movie or writing a paper just can’t capture. So […]
When I broke down and finally went to see Dr. Jones I was almost 8 months into my pregnancy. What broke me was the zinger I got in my right leg and through my right hip (ouch!) each time I stood up. When I went in, it wasn’t really what I expected… it was better. Dr. Jones […]
I knew the first time I walked through the doors of Sweet Republic that I was in for a real treat. And obviously Bon Appetit thought the same thing as they voted this little Scottsdale Ice Cream parlor one of the Top 10 Ice Cream Shops. Cool, huh? As the temps get warmer and warmer (as […]
As we’ve said before – this blog is about YOU! You know about our families…now it’s time you tell us a little about yours 🙂 With that in mind we’ve put together a poll on the right sidebar. Please take time to complete this. Thanks so much!
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 […]