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Our Food Allergy Story

I know I am not alone here! Food allergies are so common now. When I was a kid I had one friend allergic to cats and one or so allergic to pollen. I’m pretty sure the pollen one was just very annoying, but not life-threatening. But today food allergies are so common! I have a […]

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Gift Ideas for Every Kid on Your List!

Kids Christmas Gift Ideas

Tis the season of loads of work for moms! We may not be able to have the same Christmas magic for ourselves as we did pre-kids, but it is pretty dang magical to watch them tear those presents open on Christmas morning! I take present buying VERY seriously. I always try to get the people […]

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Reader Survey:: With a Chance to Win!

Thank you for being a part of our community! We value you and want to get to know you better! As we hope all of our readers know, feedback from local Flagstaff area moms is VERY important to us. We work tirelessly to bring the moms of Flagstaff resources, events, guides, giveaways and information that […]

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The Hurdle Between Infancy and Toddlerhood

I hear so much about the terrible twos and about how hard life is after bringing home a newborn, but there’s a stage hidden in between there that I don’t hear too much about – and it surprises me. I’m not sure what the doctors call this age specifically but it starts, for me, pretty […]

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Presents Your Kids’ Teachers Actually Want

The holidays can be a busy and rushed time for all of us, and one person, in particular, is someone you shouldn’t forget to acknowledge – your kids’ teachers. Now, I’m not telling you to go out and buy them something amazingly expensive to show your appreciation. But this person is with your child frequently […]

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Choosing a Name

Picking a name for your new baby! Yes, the most exciting, stressful, trying part of pregnancy (besides squeezing a baby out of your vagina). But just like labor, you will have to do it anyway. Everyone has a say in your baby’s name, and I am no different. Hello, my name is Jessie and I am a […]

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Finding Balance

  Finding balance? There is always so much talk of whether stay at home moms or working moms have it easier, better, or whatever. Having been both, my opinion is that being a mom can be challenging no matter what. After lots of thinking about this topic, I am not trying to decide if I […]

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Pregnant? Ditch the 12 Week Wait.

When I became pregnant with Suzanne, my husband asked me when we could tell people. “Whenever we want”, I said. “No, I mean, when is it safe to tell people.” Safe. He meant because 80% of miscarriages happen in the first trimester.  I would like to break down two things from this statistic. That does […]

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