The pressures of the idealized beauty standards are everywhere these days, making it difficult to maintain a positive body image when comparison is inevitable. This can especially be the case when living with a visible skin condition that society...
How are you doing, friend? I mean really? This past year has been a dumpster fire.  Insanely tumultuous. Baffling and blessed. A few days into the New Year and it already seems as if we require a reset from...
Pregnant and wondering if it's safe to use self-tanning products? This guide will address if self-tanners are safe enough for pregnant women, what to look for when shopping for self-tanner, and a list of some of the best self-tanners...
School is back in full force and kids are bouncing off the walls, literally.  I'm running out of time in a day to accomplish tasks while on mom duty.  My kids are smart, but bored if I'm not entertaining...
1 out of 3 Americans report that they don't get enough sleep each night. Imagine this: You find yourself laying in bed struggling to fall asleep. Again. You look at the clock. It's 3:00 am. The urge to know how...
Let's talk about sex. There are several times over the course of a woman’s life when changes in sexual interest and enjoyment can be compromised. The causes for these changes are often multifactorial. Hormone changes with the menstrual cycle, during...
Ahh, midwinter.  Finding the natural remedies and rhythm of this season can help us to thrive as mothers and families. Even in Phoenix, the coolness has permeated the air.  The reaction to the cold comes as quite a shock to...
There is crispness in the air as I step out of my car on a sunny fall day in Arizona. I lace up my dirty hiking boots, throw on my CamelBak, and put my ear buds in. I tuck...
Fitwall is open in North Scottsdale, and trust me, you want to get in there!  Last week, a few members of the North Phoenix Moms Blog team were fortunate enough to be treated to a private class.  We were...
Are you done hearing the term “self-care” because you are doing all the “things” but not really feeling any better? You choked down the green juice in the morning, downloaded your favorite meditation app, and scheduled your exercise. And...
Being a native of this state it's hard to imagine winter any other way. Growing up in Flagstaff for a short while I did get to experience shoveling snow, trick or treating in the snow, and snow days. But since...
Giving birth and bringing a new baby into this world is considered a magical and heartwarming experience. On the other hand, it’s also one of the most mentally and physically draining experiences you can have. The birth of my...
Summertime in Phoenix is not my favorite. Every year I tell myself that summer isn't so bad, and then every year I complain all summer long. Now that I have little kids, I hate the desert heat even more....
I can remember the last time I exercised regularly and had a solid fitness routine… it was about eight years ago (pre-kids.) Once the third baby came (not to mention the extra pounds from three pregnancies) I decided it...
When it comes to keeping your teeth healthy, it’s likely that you’ve had the basics drilled into your head from a young age: Brush twice a day, floss regularly and make twice yearly appointments to see your dentist. But...
Valentine's Day is approaching and we are neck-deep in the candy-laden holidays that began way back on Halloween. While your kids might have visions of chalky conversation hearts dancing in their heads, I want to chat about a sweet...

Fundraiser: Walk 4 Water

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It’s getting hotter every day here in Phoenix…90s already? How did that happen? Makes me thirsty just thinking about the dry heat jokes that are about to become a daily occurrence.  Thankfully, I only have to walk to my...
Somehow it has been a year since I did what once seemed one of the most impossible items on my Bucket List... I ran the New York City Marathon and became a Marathon Mama. While I wrote down some...
"I want a second opinion"... Then get one!!! Have you ever gone to a doctors office and left thinking “I want a second opinion?” Maybe it was something you heard or felt. It could be that you didn’t feel heard....
If you’re like me, the official start to summer in Phoenix begins when temperatures are topping out in the triple digits throughout the week... well before the rest of the country. As the mom to a newborn, I have...

Self-Care: We Need It

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self-care /ˌselfˈker/ Noun the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one's own health.  the practice of taking an active role in protecting one's own well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress. Self-care is something that can be difficult—and...
The holidays bring all sorts of goodies and food that we don't normally eat.  Our family tends to eat pretty clean, however, it started with fudge from a friend, then cinnamon rolls from an aunt and then my mom's famous spinach dip....
Having a baby is a really beautiful journey. From hearing the heartbeat for the first time to finally holding your beautiful baby after nine long months, it's magical. But then, the baby is born and we begin the postpartum recovery period....
I never thought I would enjoy exercising with my kids. A long time ago, before having my third kid, I had a gym membership and happily dropped my kids off at childcare before heading to a class or the...
Gyms are promoted as being great places to work out, get fit, and stay healthy. And of course, they are. Most gyms these days are loaded to the brim with all kinds of exercise equipment. From stair-climbers to free...

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