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Meet the Contributor: Jill Anderson

I’m so grateful to be a contributor for Flagstaff Moms Blog. My husband and five teenage daughters moved from Chicago to Flagstaff in August 2017 to help pastor a church here in town. My realtor suggested I follow FMB on Facebook, and I instantly loved the online community. I even found myself dreaming up articles […]

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What is a Lactation Consultant

This post created is in partnership with Flagstaff Birth and Women’s Center.  Today we are proud to introduce you to Maya Radoccia-Kennen, BSW, IBCLC I have developed a strong understanding of successful breastfeeding through a combination of professional development and personal experience. My clinical experience first began as a social worker for at-risk new families in […]

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Keeping Cool in Flagstaff

This will be my ninth summer in Flagstaff. Before I moved here I knew basically nothing about it. The summer before we moved from the Midwest, I would insist to my husband that when we lived in Arizona, we’d have a pool. “Everyone in places like that have pools.” He encouraged me to read Flagstaff’s […]

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A Pup and His Best Friend

A Pup and His Best Friend Hi, my name is Max.  I am a nine-year-old German Rottweiler.  My life I thought was pretty great a few years ago, but then I discovered something new – a best friend.  Before my best friend came around I thought I was having the time of my life with […]

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Free PRINTABLE: A Mom’s To-Do List

If you are anything like me, then being a mom has left you with foggy mom brain and no time to yourself. So trying daily to keep everything and everyone on track can become a daunting task. Sometimes I go to bed at night trying to remember all that I need to do and hoping […]

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Grandmother Doesn’t Always Know Best: Respecting Parenting Choices

Until 1994, parents were encouraged to put their child to sleep on their stomachs. Our foremothers likely gave birth under Twilight Sleep. Growing up, TV was an accessible babysitter. Spanking is still hotly debated today.   Sometimes it can teeter on mommy-shaming the ways I’ve heard, “well, when I had kids” or, “we didn’t do it that […]

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2018 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Sources (left to right): 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Father’s Day is coming up so here’s a quick gift guide I put together with my own husband in mind. He has, loves, and uses every single thing I put on this list, aside from the matching kiddo tees — maybe that’ll be […]

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The Guide: June

Here’s our roundup of what’s happening this month: June 1st– First Friday Art Walk June 2nd–9thAnnual Flagstaff Hullabaloo Festival June 2nd–Yoga in the Park- Live Music June 2nd–Yoga on the Lawn (Every Saturday) June 2nd–Ferdinand- Movies in the Square June 3rd–Summer Café Kickoff Event June 4th–HuCares Fundraiser for the Flagstaff Family Food Center June 4th–Free […]

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Carne Asada Recipe

Anyone ever CRAVE a good beef recipe! In my house, we sure do, especially since my husband doesn’t eat chicken! Yes, you read that right doesn’t eat chicken! Strange I know but after 13 years of marriage I’ve adjusted. Both my husband and I grew up in Southern California and are LOVERS of good Mexican […]

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