Teaching Kids About

Teaching Kids About Money

It was the week before Christmas and I had to make a quick stop by CVS with my 3-year-old in tow. As usual, he made a beeline to the toy aisle. I reminded him that Santa would soon bring plenty of new toys, but he wasn’t taking no for an answer. When I put my […]

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For dog lovers: health supplements for your pet

Have you ever considered giving your dog vitamins? I bet not. It is hard enough to remember to take them ourselves, right? But if your dog is a member of the family, like ours is, you are going to want them to live a long and healthy life. Commercial dog food does not contain the proper […]

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Nope. No Way. Not Me. {MORE Not So Savory Mommy Moments}

I currently have a two year old and five year old running around. Life is fun, hectic, dramatic, and filled with more chaos than I knew could exist. The days go by at light speed and are filled with moments of insanity and humor. Some of those mommy moments, I am proud to own up […]

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Spoil Yourself With A Spa Day That Won’t Break The Bank

Picture this. Sipping on a glass of wine in a fluffy white robe, while soft music plays in the background and luscious scents fill the air. You are surrounded by peace and quiet, along with adult-only jacuzzis and pools, steam rooms, saunas and endless selections of high-end products to enjoy. That’s not even the best […]

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New Mom SOS: Activities with your Newborn

Welcome to Motherhood! It is an exciting, overwhelming and love-filled stage of life. Enjoy your time with your newborn, get lots of snuggles and relaxing in while they are still little (and immobile). Though the days can get long, try to enjoy this time alone with your little one and remember that it really does […]

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Be My Baby

Be My Baby

Let me first say that I do not really want any more children. We couldn’t handle any more children, actually. I know my patience level, and threshold for crazy, and I believe my husband and I are pretty much there with three young children. But this month my baby turns two. And I am feeling […]

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Phoenix Open

Freebies and Fun at the Phoenix Open

Thinking about going to the Phoenix Open? I say go for it, and don’t let bringing your little ones stand in your way. I’ve been taking my kiddos for the past three years by myself and had a total blast each and every time. My first year was with  my 18 month old, the next […]

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Mommy SOS | Preschools in Scottsdale

Originally published four years ago, this popular article is being brought back during the Season of Preschool Hunting as it includes over 100 comments (from 2012 through the end of 2015) from parents just like you. Read through them for firsthand accounts of schools in the area; add your own comments to help grow this […]

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5 Art Projects from Materials Already in your Home

You don’t need a bunch of fancy art supplies to create masterpieces! We here at Rachel’s Young At Art love to experiment with recyclables! Not only is it good for the environment, but they are easily found at home. Come to our studio to get messy and leave the mess here, then continue the fun […]

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New Year’s Resolution Newbie

I’m not really the resolution setting type. So if you are looking for a post on how to set a New Year’s resolution, this is not the post for you. If you are interested in how one Scottsdale mom floundered through this January trying to decide what to do with the rest of the year, […]

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