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Adopt a Family

Adopt-a-Family Holiday Tradition

Last fall, when I was planning our annual Friendsgiving dinner, I stumbled across Vista del Camino’s Holiday Adopt-a-Family program. I told my friends about it and most people spent a few extra bucks and we ended up with enough for our Adopt-a-Family to have a full Thanksgiving feast. Later, we enjoyed a mom’s morning to […]

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Teal pumpkins bring awareness to the dangers of food allergies.

Teal is the New Orange – Pumpkins Raise Awareness for Food Allergies

Whatever outdoor fall decor look you’re  going for, the color that pops out the most this season is teal. Teal is the color for food allergy awareness and while Food Allergy Awareness Month is in May, the month of October is also a time to bring awareness to this important subject.  The Teal Pumpkin Project, started […]

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Local Resources

3 (Local) Online Resources to Check Out This Summer

Scottsdale Mom’s Blog is a big fan of online communities. It is understandable that the internet is often where you look first for information—but it can be tough to whittle down what is actually useful. Here are three local online resources that are hopefully handy this summer. Scottsdale Public Library. I am a big reader—but those […]

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Marriage in Real Life

I am not sure if any part of culture impacts my little girls like Valentine’s Day.  Well, all that Valentine’s Day represents–from film to TV to songs and cupid. It romanticizes love into solely an emotional (and usually shallow) experience. That leaves skewed views on relationships. These images are false and set our kids up […]

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Civility in Citizenship

When I was little, I lived in Washington, D.C.. I don’t know what the motivation was for my Dad on the weekends. He could have simply wanted to be outside in the fresh air.  Somehow, we often found ourselves on the National Mall. A famous spot in a big city is never lacking in excitement.  […]

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