Jessie Luckey

Jessie Luckey
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Jessie Luckey is mom to a nonstop-moving toddler and a nonstop-talking preschooler. Jessie has called Flagstaff home for over 12 years and even met her husband swing dancing in Heritage Square. Jessie works for Catholic Charities as a social worker, although her degree is in education, with an emphasis in early childhood. Jessie loves Jesus and being outside.

My Go-To Plant Based Meals

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What is Plant-Based? Plant Based is a less intimidating way of saying you eat Vegan. All of the following meals contain no animal products. Eat them three meals a day, or once a week. Either way,...

One-and-Done? Maybe Reconsider.

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Once I read an article stating that the closest relationship any people would have is that of a sibling relationship. I thought about this for awhile and then decided that it made sense despite...

Podcasts for Moms Who Aren’t Just Moms

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What do I mean by podcasts that are just for moms? Not only can these podcasts be for anyone, but you specifically will not find any podcasts on this list that are geared towards...

Choosing a Name

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Picking a name for your new baby! Yes, the most exciting, stressful, trying part of pregnancy (besides squeezing a baby out of your vagina). But just like labor, you will have to do it anyway. Everyone...

Pregnant? Ditch the 12 Week Wait.

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When I became pregnant with Suzanne, my husband asked me when we could tell people. "Whenever we want", I said. "No, I mean, when is it safe to tell people." Safe. He meant because 80% of miscarriages happen...

What Now? [ I Quit My Job ]

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No one I talked to blamed me or questioned what I was doing. When I told them that I was quitting teaching they all just nodded or said they understood. A few told me,...

Yes, You Can Foster!

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Happy National Adoption Awareness Month! My husband and I have been on a stop and go adoption journey for over two years. Having issues with infertility we decided to adopt through foster care. After having...

Mentally Preparing for Another Baby

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In my wildest fantasy, DCS calls me in the middle of the night (because even though it is a fantasy, I'm still realistic) to ask my husband and I to come get a baby...

The Best Margaritas in Town!

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This year I have lived in Flagstaff for 10 years, 7 of which I could legally drink. With that knowledge, I will pass on to you my top three places for the best margaritas...

Owning Up For My Family’s Mistakes [ Columbus Day ]

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This year as I filled out my daughter's back to school paperwork I came across two questions. Holidays we celebrate and holidays we don't. Being American Catholics we celebrate most typical holidays, Christmas, Easter,...

Breaking Up With Online Mom Groups

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It's nice to have a support system, but when that support system becomes nothing more than a toxic environment it's time to cut your losses.  I belonged to several online parenting groups through social media....

How to: Baby’s Birthday on a Dime!

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Congratulations! You have survived the first year of parenthood and now you get to celebrate. Keeping in mind that this is a party for you to enjoy, and not your baby, let me impart...

Date Night Ideas: Restaurant Hopping!

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This year was our first having to plan an anniversary dinner around a baby. Meaning we needed something quick enough to get care and needed very little energy in executing. Enter our favorite date...