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 our biological daughter,  we kept...
Why are parent's so judgmental of each other? I hear judgmental remarks on everything from potty training to drinking water without a sip cup. Why are people so quick to judge when we are all just doing the best we...
What is better after a long day of parenting than a good meme?! Here are 10 out of the millions I have pinned on Pinterest. We all were that person before kids listening to the kid lose it in Walmart, now we...
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 that has been given up....
Everywhere we go, people refer to my son as "she." I'm not talking about a few times. I'm conservatively estimating it's happened 100 times. It's almost daily, and he's 14 months. It happens no matter what he's wearing. People have...
We asked Sarrenia what daily Motherhood looks like for her, and she said  "Comfortable chaos. Raising 3 girls to be strong independent females, while they run around like crazy people trying to figure themselves out." Tori from Victoria Capturing Life Photography spent...
We asked Kendal to share what surprised her most about Motherhood and she said, "How much you can love another person, in fact, two other people!! These kids are the best thing that has ever happened in my life and...
Today I was out at Art in the Park with my son. As we were strolling around a lady took to him. She asked how old he was, and I said almost fifteen months. "Oh, he must be walking then,"...
I sat quietly by myself in our favorite booth, the one right next to the large glass window that overlooked the play area. As I sipped my iced tea and straightened up from our meal I watched as both...
We asked Madeline what surprised her most about Motherhood and her response was, "how much love I have to give. How it came so naturally." This beautiful session with Madeline and her son was captured by Katie of Katie Woodard...
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. I won't name names here,...
This essay from Danielle is what inspired our Candid Motherhood series. Reading her words immediately brought us back to that chapter of Motherhood.  I remember it clearly as if it happened in the small hours just this morning. Dark, sleep-deprived,...
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 some tips and tricks to...

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April Poll: Flagstaff’s Favorite Smoothie Stops

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Do you love a good smoothie? We asked our local Mom Community and Conversation page for their favorite smoothie stops and the most votes...