There's a lot of buzz going around about doulas. Maybe you're entirely new to the concept, maybe you hired one for your last birth. Before I go into all things doula, let me preface this by stating my obvious...
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 who have very similar passions...
I grew up thinking that staying at home as a mom lacked ambition. I thought those women didn't contribute, were lazy. This wasn't because of anything anyone in my family taught me. More likely I had been influenced by...
After I dropped my older son off at daycare for the first time, I drove up 180 weeping. It was not my son’s first day away from me, I’d been back at work full-time for three months. I wasn’t...
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 – many have already opened...
Spring in Flagstaff. Honestly my least favorite season in our small mountain town, with its strong winds, 40+ degree temperature swings and the real possibility of snow. Coincidentally, spring is also when hundreds of families send their beloved children...
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Growing Pains

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They say your heart will grow to accommodate all the love in your heart for a new baby. They say you'll love your second as much as your first. They say it's a hard transition, but you'll be okay....
Five years ago this April, I eagerly ushered my then 4-year-old onto a soft green field for his first year of T-ball. I donned a tank top, baseball cap, and flip-flops, and prepared to enjoy a blissful baseball season...
  Aerial arts seems a little out there. But I lovingly wrote my first ever blog post titled “No Tattoos!” for my then 5-year-old daughter. That should paint a pretty immediate picture of the free-spirited wild child dragging me kicking...
As a little girl, I dreamt of being a dancer. Bright stage lights, loud music, twisting and turning every which way; it gives me butterflies just thinking about it. This dream bled well into my teenage years, led me...
One year ago, I was a naively pregnant, working woman. I have the type of personality that is pretty "Type A" about most things, super-efficient when it comes to getting work and personal items done, and not very empathetic...
  Twenty years and three different businesses with very different product lines and sales strategies have taught me more than I'd care to admit about network marketing. It can be very lucrative. It requires time, courage, and persistence. And most...
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 children. But at the end...

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11 Gifts Better Than What You (Feel Like You Need to)...

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This holiday season, Americans are slated to spend more than $178 billion ($823, on average, per person) on gifts. Most of this will be...