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...
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...
Yes, you read that right, I actually enjoy night feedings. But this was not always the case. With my first child, it was all so new and overwhelming. I slept on the couch after my daughter was born so...
School's out for the summer and it's time to pack in all of our summer adventures and travel plans. I'm sure the thought of traveling with a toddler gives you anxiety, especially if you're flying and have to navigate the...
To my husband, Not only am I so thankful for you, I really understand what an important influence you have on our family.  Dads approach parenting completely different than moms do.  I think that children receive a completely different set of lenses...
Are you looking for a last minute gift for your dad that is fun and local to Arizona? We put together a list of 6+ ideas that you can still get for dad! Some of them are right here...
  Everyone looks forward to the last day of school and the unofficial start of Summer. That is, almost everyone. Some moms dread having their kids home every day for 9 weeks straight. To be honest, I am one of those moms....
In our house I have tried to instill traditions for many occasions.  Such as Tuesday night is of course Taco Night and for Easter we have the same ham.  So, I wanted to make Father's Day special for my...
As moms, we work so hard to make Father's Day fun. And if we're being honest, more than one of us is a little resentful at the, ahem...difference in effort put forth for Mother's Day.  I found a way around it....

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