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and the Moms Who Live Here
Kendra Franchi

Meet the Contributor: Kendra Franchi

Family: These people are the magic in my life. My husband Michael who I couldn’t be where I am today without and our 2-year-old son Oliver. We have two dogs; Dorsia and Bright Eyes and of course our extended family that LOVE to escape the heat of Tucson and Phoenix and pop up for visits!  […]

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minimum wage

Where is my Minimum Wage?

Have you heard about the minimum wage increase in Flagstaff?  If you haven’t then come on out from the rock you were under because it’s REAL.  Small town political campaigns were staked on this issue.  I’ve spoken with local single moms who are over the moon now that they can better care for their family […]

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Just One More…

As you read this, please keep in mind that everyone’s journey is different and some people struggle for years longer than others. This is not meant to be insensitive, this is merely one mama’s experience with infertility.  We’ve all felt it when we see another baby or a pregnant mama in the aisles at Target. […]

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Heather Gearhart

Meet the Contributor: Heather Gearhart

Family: Married to my college sweetheart with two kids (one boy, one girl), ages 8 and 6.  Job: I spent the last 17 years in the marketing/communications industry and lived life as a full-blown workaholic. I was always checking my phone, and would not travel anywhere without my laptop in case of a client emergency. But I’m […]

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mommy must haves

My Mommy Must Haves

Whenever I hear about someone having their first child, I so desperately want to insert my opinions on what to buy and what not to buy. My Mommy Must Haves. Not because I am some self-proclaimed baby-stuff-expert, but so that others do not make the same mistakes I did. I have purchased multiple of everything […]

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Date Night Ideas: Restaurant Hopping!

This year was our first having to plan an anniversary dinner around a baby. Meaning we needed something quick enough to get care and needed very little energy in executing. Enter our favorite date night, at my husband’s suggestion: restaurant hopping! Pick a course for as many restaurants as you want, it can be as […]

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Brynne Daulton

Meet the Contributor: Brynne Daulton

Hi Flagstaff Mamas! My name is Brynne Daulton and I have lived in Flagstaff for the past 22 years! I went to school here and met my amazing husband here. Family: My husband Jim is a firefighter/paramedic and full time student at NAU. We met working at a local restaurant and have been together ever since […]

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