Motherhood is hard enough as it is... How can we learn to be positive about bodies that don't look anything like the bodies we see in the media?  Our culture is obsessed with the female form. Women's bodies are expected to...
Late last night, my attempt to sleep away from the family (so as not to share my summer cold) officially failed. A tiny visitor had arrived on the couch some time in the night. That's when it hit me:...
I feel so very lucky that occasionally I have some spare moments in the day! While my life is busy, I do love to give back whenever I can through volunteering.  I am putting this list together for you and...
Growing up, almost all of my friends had siblings. Some of them fought, and some of them got along. Some of them oscillated between fighting and getting along. To this day, when I tell people I'm an only child...
In eleven days I am sending my sweet baby boy off to kindergarten, but who is counting?! How do they expect us to grow a human inside our bodies and then a short 5-6 years later leave them and then just...
  Elderly Primigravida. Not the most flattering adjective to describe a first time, glowing mom to be. But there they were. Those words were on the summary of every prenatal visit I had. I never planned to be 35 and...
The National Institute of Mental Health defines stress as "how the brain and body respond to any demand." With that being said, motherhood affects how we respond to the demand of caring for our little ones.  Being a parent...
Part of the allure of living in Flagstaff is that most of us are transplants to this lovely mountain town; but the downside of that fact is that it means we have all left wonderful friendships behind in other...
We are very blessed, living in Flagstaff that things are not too far apart. You can drive through the whole town in about thirty minutes depending on the traffic of our busiest street, Milton. Deciding to be a one...
Many would agree that Flagstaff is a special place, and we're lucky to live surrounded by so much natural beauty every day. As parents we have strong hopes that our children will grow up with not just a sense...
I had the great luck of easily conceiving both my girls and although I am grateful for that, the thought of being pregnant a third time made my palms sweat thinking about it. My youngest was sleeping through the night....
When it comes time for some sort of gift giving day, I know my family and friends shutter when shopping for my daughter. They say, “I tried not to pick out too many pink things.” And I appreciate it....
We ended up in a tiny house... Our little town has big housing problem. The week I found out I was pregnant our lease was up and we hadn't found anywhere to move to. We spent the majority of my pregnancy...

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Guide to Northern Arizona Pumpkin Patches

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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...