Jessie Luckey

Jessie Luckey spends her days managing three tiny humans. Jessie has called Flagstaff home for over 14 years and even met her husband swing dancing in Heritage Square. Jessie's degree is in education, with an emphasis in early childhood and currently puts that to use teaching the ELL community part time. She loves Jesus and being outside.

I Wanted a Girl, and That’s Okay

We didn't have a boy name or even a cute fetal nickname. From the beginning, I referred to my lower abdomen as Louise. "Say hello to Baby Lou", I would tell my daughter. We would...

My Husband is Not One of My Children

When I married my husband, I expected, and received a partner. Someone who would run the house as my equal and when it came to it, take care of our children. Sometimes we can't...

Theatre Makes Me a Better Mom

I love musical theatre. Mostly being a part of community musical theatre. I love the challenge of learning new music, harmonies, and choreography. I like working with a familiar community and meeting new people...

Merry Minimalists Christmas

You may be seeing a lot of posts recently about intentional gift giving and making the holiday season more authentic and less materialistic. Many families are overwhelmed with the busyness of the holidays. Between...

Fam, Clean Your House!

What I hope to share with you are not tips and they are not tricks on house cleaning. Sometimes someone new just needs to come along and remind you what you already know because...

Poll: Flagstaff Moms’ Favorite Podcasts

We asked local moms to tell us about the podcasts they listen to every week and this is what they said: 3. My Favorite Murder My favorite new mom stereotype is that moms are into murder...
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Planning for Christmas, in July

If you had asked me as a young adult if I considered myself a Type A or B personality, I definitely would have stated I was a Type B. I was a theatre kid....
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June Poll: Flagstaff’s Favorite Places to Keep Cool

As each season gets warmer, we are reminded how few of us have air conditioning in our homes! We asked local moms what their favorite places were to beat the summer heat. This is...
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May Poll: Flagstaff’s Favorite Breakfast Burrito

We asked our local Mom Community and Conversation page their suggestions for their favorite breakfast burrito stops and the most votes went to: #8 Burritos Fiesta This local taco shop does not have their own website,...

April Poll: Flagstaff’s Favorite Smoothie Stops

We asked our local Mom Community and Conversation page for their favorite smoothie stops and the most votes went to: #5 Bookman's Cafe Honorable mention to Bookman's. Any cafe I can munch at after buying new...

Flagstaff Birth Options From a Mom Who has Done it All

To be honest, I have not actually "done it all". I have used the same clinic with each of my pregnancies but I have given birth in three different locations. I want to tell...
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Celebrate! Baby Showers for Every Baby

There seems to be a total lack of consensus between courtesy columnists, mommy bloggers, and the ever hellish scape of Facebook mom groups about the "appropriateness" of baby showers when you are past your...
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6 Practical Ways to Prepare for Death

Author's note:  The following article is about death preparation and is not intended to offend any of our neighbors for whom the subject of death is taboo. I'm sorry to surprise you here, but one...