Jessie Luckey

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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.

How We Fight to Win the Toy Battle

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What do I mean by toy battle? I'm sure you've been to those houses where not only do the kids have seemingly endless toys, but they are EVERYWHERE.  Now, this is not a judgment post....

My Husband is Not One of My Children

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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

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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...

Reflections On Buying Another Child a Birthday Present

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  I honestly thought my daughter getting invited to a birthday party sounded like a fun few hours of stress free joy. What a fool I am. If it were up to me I would just...

Daycare is Raising My Kids

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Well...not daycare. My children don't go to "daycare." They go to an early childhood enrichment center. I usually just say child care, or school. I've heard several people make the comment about not sending their children somewhere...

The Case for Public Schools

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When we were children, there wasn't too much debate about where you went to school. Your options were the local public school you were zoned for or maybe a private school. Those were the...

Cell Phones: Tool or Hobby?

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By now, you are probably well aware that the recommendations for screen time. If you need the reminder, children under 18 months should be limited to video chat and children under 5 should be...

Gifts for When You Don’t Know What to Give

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Some people are extremely hard to shop for. Either because they are overly opinionated, private, because they have everything a person could need or what have you. Me, I'm a minimalist and I'm very vocal...

Your Children Are Watching You: Teaching Children to be Charitable

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I want to remind you for a moment that your children absorb every thing you do and everything you say, whether or not it seems like it. I remember this every time I see...

Guide: A Vegan Weekend in Flagstaff

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Flagstaff has some amazing food options! For every preference or restriction, it is not too difficult to find what you're looking to enjoy. Whether you are rolling into town for a weekend away or...

Not a SAHM: A Maternity Leave Story

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This summer, I gave birth to my second child beginning a summer that lined up with maternity leave! Now by "maternity leave" I don't actually mean someone paid me to stay home and heal...

I Wanted a Girl, and That’s Ok.

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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...

Grandmother Doesn’t Always Know Best: Respecting Parenting Choices

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Until 1994, parents were encouraged to put their child to sleep on their stomachs. Our foremothers likely gave birth under Twilight Sleep. Growing up, TV was an accessible babysitter. Spanking is still hotly debated today.   Sometimes...