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Farewell, Dear Breast Pump

I wrote this “letter” to my breast pump the week after I officially retired from pumping last summer. It’s been a while since then, but I recently revisited the draft and wondered if others felt the same way about this crazy lil’ machine… Dear BP, Ours is a complicated relationship. I am so grateful for […]

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What Self-Care Means to Me

They pop up in my email box each week; “indulge in the latest treat from __________”; articles on my Facebook page, “you deserve it, take a break from your life”; and Instagram posts with blocks of words “self-care is____________” Self-care is everywhere these days, and I’m glad for that. I spent too many years of […]

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Sorry Mom, But You Are Not Enough

You are NOT Enough. There are days this phrase reverberates through my mind like an air hockey puck, hitting all sides of my brain, as I chase it down to stop the lies. We’re the first to judge ourselves over a messy laundry room, a disastrous kitchen. The first to speak negative thoughts to condemn, […]

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MOPS @ St. Patrick Catholic Community

Four years ago, I found myself one evening at Francesca’s at Kierland Commons. It was a sweet shopping event, and I had invited my dear friend Jennifer. After some casual chitchatting, I shared with her that we had recently taken guardianship of a two-year-old that we were hoping to adopt. We were so excited, but […]

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Join the SMB Community Groups!

One of our first and foremost goals at Scottsdale Moms Blog is to connect moms with each other. We try to accomplish this through our Mom’s Night Outs, event calendars, play dates and of course articles written by local moms. We are excited to announce that now we have another resource to help support YOU, […]

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Mom’s School Supply List

You’ve been to Target and Walmart, then went back home and filled your Amazon cart with school supplies. Backpacks bought. Pencils and pens procured. School shoes scored. The kids are all set for the first day of school, but what about you? Yes, mama, YOU need your own back-to-school supply list! Because let’s face it, […]

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