Flagstaff Mom Collective

Flagstaff Moms Blog is written FOR local Moms, BY local Moms. We are passionate about the community, and the families who live here. Our purpose is to provide community, resources and support.

Join the Writing Team for Flagstaff Mom Collective

Are you passionate about Flagstaff and families in our community? We will be adding to our group of regular contributors and we’re looking for fresh, local voices to join our team! These are volunteer positions...

Teacher Favorites Printable

We've had Back to School on the brain in our house, anyone else? Trying to remember all the things to order, purchase and pack in honor of sending our kiddos out of the house...
social engineering

Social Engineering: The Digital Decoys Enticing Kids to Click

You may have heard warnings about “social engineering.” While the term is simply a fancy way of describing fooling people into giving away their personal info online, the repercussions are quite serious.   Examples of social...

Work-Life Balance: Tips from Flagstaff’s Busiest Surgeon

As we each find our own way through life, we all have different experiences, often in different directions with different motivations. Some of us strive for success in business or a happy home and social life, but many...

2022 Guide to Summer Camps In + Around Flagstaff

It’s time to start thinking about those summer plans for your kids! This guide has something for everyone! We encourage you to work through this list and contact those camps you are interested in...
what you don't see

What You Don’t See: Raising a High Needs Child

I’d like to tell you about my son Blake. He’s a clever little guy who loves trucks, dance parties, and riding his bike. He’s a sensitive soul who deeply wants to connect with others....

Looking for a New School Option? Enter Great Hearts Online

The last two years of navigating the schools and academic decisions for our families have been both challenging and quite frankly, really confusing. At times there seems to be no great option for our...
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Weekly Hacks to Keep Kids Safer Online

It’s never been harder to keep kids safer online. Ironic, isn’t it? The technology that has provided us more connectivity than ever before also opens digital doors that expose children to all kinds of new...

Pinecone Pastries {Perfect for Gifting to Flagstaff Family & Friends}

When Debbie McGlothlin sent her daughter off to college and son to the military, she found herself searching for ways to bond with them while they were away from home for the first time....

An Open Letter to Me Going Through a Miscarriage

Here are the things that I wish I could have heard from myself or those around me, or the things that people did say or do that were enormously healing or validating. "This grief is...

Guide to Northern Arizona Pumpkin Patches

Fall is one of the greatest seasons in Northern Arizona, which is why we’ve compiled a list of the best Pumpkin Patches in our area. Viola's Flower Garden Pumpkin Patch Opens October 1st, 2021 610 South State...

The Importance of Investing in Our Kids, Communities, & Futures

From birth to five years of age, kids form more than one million neural connections every second. Yep, you read that right. One million every second. These years are the most impressionable moments of...
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If You Want to Make Progress Towards Your Goals, Try Visual Tracking

As a mother, you likely have a hundred and one things on your plate every day. Between caring for your kids, keeping up with the home and staying afloat at work, the list of...