Slipping through my fingers all the time I try to capture every minute The feeling in it Slipping through my fingers all the time When I see movies or theater productions, or listen to songs, I'm always trying to seek a meaning that...
A clean house doesn’t have to seem like such a chore. Let’s get right to it, during the holidays people tend to “pop over” either on short notice or no notice at all, and the last thing we want...
You can’t open social media anymore without being flooded with pictures of friends’ kids or reading about a baby’s latest milestone. Social media is the modern day baby book for parents. Thankfully this makes it easy for us parents who...
Well August was a busy month and just flew by for me! What about you? If you're new around here West Valley Moms is on Instagram! Instagram is a fun and easy way to share pictures with your friends and family, all from...
Always tell the truth. That is what we tell our kiddos isn't it? Be honest and open and don't lie. Lies hurt people....sometimes lies hurt ourselves.  So why is it that so often a double standard exists? We hide...

Halloween Craft Roundup

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I love doing crafts with my daughter, Little E. We especially love crafts that are tied to holidays. Halloween crafts are particularly fun. They are easy, and there are so many great ideas out there. I wanted to share...
If you spend any time watching Lifetime's Countdown To Christmas, you'd get the impression that the Holiday season is about families filled with peace and love gathered around golden turkeys cooked to perfection. But of course we know that's...
Summer is here, which often means…vacation!  However, if you are the parent of several young children, you may have realized that vacation doesn’t necessarily mean a break.  Traveling with young children can be stressful and a lot of work. ...
I will admit it.....I am a germophobe mom. I fear germs, and my goal is to keep my kids as healthy as possible. I know kids will be kids, and they will ultimately get a cold or some type...
The kids are back to school and the temps are kind of cooling down (hooray for making it through the long, hot summer), but now we have to worry about all the germs and the real possibility that our...
We often associate stress with adulthood, but our youth face plenty of challenges and changes. In fact, the American Psychological Association reports 42% of youth experience stress, but feel they don't have the tools to manage it effectively. In...
When I first heard of Stroller Strides, I thought “Oh, how cute, a group of moms chit-chatting about babies while doing some stroller lunges.” However, when I actually joined one of their workouts I spent an hour huffing and...
As a parent, I wish for nothing more than my children to never have to go through anything trying or challenging.  I naturally want them to have more than I have, I don’t want them to have to struggle...
As we head back into the routines of Fall and especially for those of us with school aged littles, well, it's necessary to mix. it. up.  So I've created two epic playlists for the mamas out there! One is...
School is out. It’s hot. I’m feeling lazy and my kiddos are restless. What’s a mom to do? I can only allow my kids to melt their brains with YouTube for so long before I start having Phoenix-Summer mom...
Everywhere you look  the "Christmas Creep" is happening. Holiday music is hitting the radio, decorations are going up and stores are all in full-blown Christmas mode. The holidays, and related expenses, are approaching whether you're ready or not. Having...
Dear Postpartum Mom, I see you. You are beautiful. I know it’s hard to step on the scale. You may not like the number staring back at you. You may fixate on it. You may shed a few tears over it....
You see them everywhere with their catchy sayings, witty humor, and baby announcements, but have you ever thought about making a letterboard of your own? Well, I did and here I will tell you exactly how I did it......
A hot topic that I often see in articles and also find myself discussing with other moms revolves around the preservation of our self-identify as mothers. Self-identity is a word that carries a lot of weight. What exactly is...
A letter to my surprise baby, I remember when your daddy and I first started talking about having kids. We were so young, hopeful and naive. We didn’t know about pregnancy complications, congenital defects, infertility and infant loss. And slowly...
I know I might be the minority, but I’m pretty stoked on this whole period thing. I have two beautiful daughters and it was wonderful to grow them, knowing I was building someone with my body which was actualized when...
A few years ago I met a man who completely swept me off my feet.  He was everything I had hoped and dreamed for in a husband.  He was tall, handsome, kind, dedicated to work, took care of his...
There is no feeling like it. The slow-motion sequence of a car coming at you too fast, followed by a heavy push, tires screeching, glass shattering, and silence. The shock of being in a crash is quickly overtaken by...
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New Year, Same Me

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“New year, new me” is a phrase we often hear throughout the month of January. The custom of making New Year's resolutions has been around for thousands of years, but let's be honest...We don't need to wait for January...
It’s almost here! Mother’s Day is our annual culmination of sleep deprivation, self-sacrifice and a whole lotta love. And really, what better way to celebrate us, and the super bowl of motherhood, than a Sunday brunch? Well, maybe brunch...

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