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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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Teaching Kindness This Holiday Season

Teaching kindness may be more important now than it has ever been. Every day we are confronted with new reasons to turn off the news: gun violence, assault, terrorism, climate change, bullying. We may be statistically safer than we’ve ever been, but it sure doesn’t feel like it. Watch the news, and the world can […]

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20 Things I Love About Scottsdale

When I started putting together this list of 20 things I love about Scottsdale it was to mark our two year anniversary of moving here. While I was writing this post my husband accepted a new job that will relocate our family back to California. The list is still all the reasons I love Scottsdale, […]

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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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Do the Hard Things

The other day I told my husband that in the future I think I’ll look back on this current season of life as my favorite—this season of staying home with my babies. He looked at me surprised, and said, “But you’re always talking about how hard it is.” My first thought is that I probably […]

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Sunscreen Sanity Savers

Sunscreen. The most used AZ summer product and for me the most frustrating one. The bottles end up super greasy and leak all over my bag. They’re also bulky. And I have the hardest time applying it on my kids! First there are protests. Then I wear them down, but getting them to stay still is […]

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