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Friday Favorites Vol. 1

Happy Friday, Flagstaff! School is back in session and we’re all just a little spent from a long few days of getting back into the routine! Today we’re sharing some of our current favorites, handpicked by the FMB Team! Enjoy.  Sienna is loving this blog and this easy recipe for homemade pickles!  We think this […]

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DIY Squeeze Pouch Recipes for Picky Eaters

Do you have picky eaters in your household? Us too. As much as I would love to say that our kids gladly eat fistfuls of broccoli, that is just not the case. When our kids turned a year old, I was scratching my head and trying to think of creative ways to get them to […]

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I Wanted a Girl, and That’s Ok.

We didn't have a boy name or even a cute fetal nickname. From the beginning, I referred to my lower abdomen as Louise. "Say hello to Baby Lou", I would tell my daughter. We would talk about the baby sister she would be meeting soon and in my head, I built up a fantasy of [...]
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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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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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