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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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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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My Internet Friends

For me, being a mom has meant both rarely being alone and yet often feeling lonely. Much to my surprise, however, I’ve found a lot of support online. I know I’m not the only one looking for it there– but I do think I’m relatively unique in that I’ve found it there! The internet can […]

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Finding Flagstaff Friends

So what happens when you move from a big city with a huge variety of people and many drastically differing opinions to a small town with a seemingly overwhelmingly singular point of view? You feel out of place, that’s what. Our family moved to Flagstaff almost three years ago and although we love so many […]

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Team Toys or Team No More Toys?

Let’s talk kid gifting. Are you Team Toys or Team No More Toys? I used to be on Team No More Toys. Clutter gives me anxiety so anything I could do to reduce the volume of toys and rainbow-colored things in my house, I would. I’d suggest books over toys, experiences over things. I’m the […]

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Valentine Gift Guide {Giveaway}

This post is in partnership with JORD Watches – Giveaway Below! One of our favorite types of posts to read around the blog world is Gift Guides! There’s something fun and inspiring to see what other people suggest for gift-giving. For example, when we polled our very own Flagstaff Moms Blog Contributor Team we were amazed […]

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