It’s a phone call I will never forget. My blood ran cold, my stomach dropped and my knees buckled. I had just finished up producing the morning TV news show in San Diego and went to check my phone. I had several missed calls from my dad, no message which was odd because it was still […]
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February is a great month to get out and about town here in Scottsdale, AZ. The weather is gorgeous and some really fun family friendly events are happening out doors. This list has a little bit of everything and is jammed packed. Read it over, pick what your family would want to do most and […]
This post is sponsored by Tri-Physical Therapy.I received a free session to try out the services, but all opinions are my own. I was very excited to have a chance to meet with Dr. Barbara Goldworthy, PT, DPT, ASTYM at Tri-Physical Therapy. I went all in on my January health goals, and had some back […]
As a kid I never understood why my mom would get so frustrated when we would ask “what’s for dinner?” Fast forward 30 years, and I totally get it. There are a lot of steps to get food on the table: a trip to the grocery store (likely with children in tow), preparing ingredients to […]
It’s January. The holidays are behind us and our resolutions are set. For many of us, that means trying to be more mindful about what we eat. We’re doing great and then along comes the football game to knock us off our game. But don’t despair. Here is an easy recipe for spicy vegan chili […]
At a baby shower recently my girlfriends and I were reminiscing about …well everything, but one hot topic was breastfeeding. I LIVED in my nursing tanks, I didn’t have many other options that fit well or that I felt good in. Valley mom Melanie Herschorn felt the same way and came up with a solution […]
This post is sponsored by Dearing Acting Studio. We love this local business! Looking for a fun activity for your kids that builds confidence, encourages teamwork, and supports communication skills? My eight-year old daughter was so excited to have the opportunity to take acting lessons at Dearing Acting Studio for a month and they didn’t disappoint! […]
Growing up in the midwest, everyone knew that when winter rolled around it’s time to bring out your crockpots! I remember as a kid, my mom would make my favorite vegetable soup in a slow cooker and the delicious smell would fill the house. Even till this day when I make my soup, the smell […]
There are many things I took for granted before having children–namely, showering, peeing unaccompanied, having a moment to think, and eating in restaurants. Though my twins are two-and-a-half years old, it feels like it has been eighty-four years since I’ve been able to sit in a restaurant and enjoy a meal during daylight hours, which […]
The holidays are over and frankly, we’re all just a little exhausted. While December is a month that can be full of some wonderful time with family and friends, it can also be draining for everyone – particularly if you are a Mom. Perhaps your home is one of those magical ones where all members […]
This post is sponsored by Mathnasium. We hope you enjoy learning about the services they can offer your family! Do you have a child who could use a little extra help in math? As a parent of 3 children, I have found that each of my kids has a very different learning style. One of […]
Happy New Year! As you know the beginning of a new year is the start of a new you. The most common New Years resolution is to lose weight and to eat better. I am sure we have all been there, researched the new crazy diets that are out, cut out any and everything […]
Thank you to Jennifer Cropp, MD from North Scottsdale Pediatrics for providing flu symptoms and treatments resources for this post. As parents, we dread flu season. We hate to see our children sick, and we as parents just don’t have time to be sick. No matter how hard we will the season away and prepare […]
Happy Noon Year! In order for parents to ring in the new year with their kids (without keeping them up until midnight) we planned a Noon Year Party!
If your resolution is to get out and about in the New Year, Scottsdale Moms Blog has got you covered with this guide to family friendly events going on in January. Zoolights: Let It Glow – Now through Jan. 14, 5:30pm-10:30pm nightly. ZooLights shines with millions of lights, a three-story lighted tree, hundreds of glimmering light displays, lakeside Music-in-Motion shows and […]