Courtney Ludwig is sassy, smart, and sarcastic. She is also a single mom to twin boys, Sammy and Jayson. This family of 3 moved to Flagstaff, AZ in August 2010 when the boys were 6 months old. Courtney first moved to Arizona in 2000 but was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, IL (Go Cubs Go!) Courtney is a suicide survivor of her own attempts, and the loss of the twins' father. She writes about her mental health diagnoses honestly and shares her struggles at

Movies on the Square!

Summer in downtown Flagstaff starts and ends with Movies on the Square! Every Saturday night from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day weekend, head down to Heritage Square for a showing of a family friendly...

Back to Campus in the time of COVID

As a member of the Flagstaff Community for 10 years, I confess that over the years I blamed NAU (Northern Arizona University) on occasion for traffic, lack of housing options,  and constant construction near...

Adopt A Family

Hi FMB Readers, In years past, my boys have been blessed by the generosity of others at Christmas. They have received new clothes and toys from Salvation Army, Toys for Tots, or the Flagstaff Police...

Single Mom Sick Days

  We all know that moms can do it all, but who takes care of us when we get sick? If you said Dad/Partner/Spouse you're lucky. See, I'm a single mom so there isn't anybody...

National Doughnut Day

The first Friday in June is National Doughnut Day. This means that you have to stop for a doughnut at some point during the day. Flagstaff only has one Dunkin' Donuts location so be prepared to...

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

Happy 115th Birthday Dr. Seuss! Theodor Seuss Geisel was born March 2, 1904. His amazing children's books have become a part of our lives and helped our kids to read. What a better way to...

Santa Claus is Coming to Flagstaff

Happy December! We wanted to give you an updated list of all the Holiday Events and Santa Sightings going on in Flagstaff and the surrounding areas. Flagstaff Moms Blog is not affiliated with any of...

A Night at Board & Brush Flagstaff

Flagstaff Moms Blog was thrilled to spend a night creating and connecting at Board and Brush Flagstaff! Every bit of the experience was fun and fabulous. From the moment we arrived to the final project...

Are you on the Naughty List?

Have you ever heard of an escape room? It is a mystery story come to life where you are the detective. You have 60 minutes to find and decipher clues and escape the room. This...

School’s Out! Now What? Summer Break Plans

  Everyone looks forward to the last day of school and the unofficial start of Summer. That is, almost everyone. Some moms dread having their kids home every day for 9 weeks straight. To be honest, I...