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We All Need A Mommy Time Out | East Valley Moms Blog

We All Need A Mommy Time Out

Have you ever fantasized about checking into a hotel alone for a night? Just laying in a big fluffy bed with room service, no one needing you for anything. Making decisions only for yourself, or not at all. Watching trash tv or rom coms and just drinking wine straight out of the bottle? Maybe a […]

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The "Balance" of Working from Home

The “Balance” of Working from Home

From the time I was a little girl dreaming of what I wanted to be when I grew up, I always pictured a high powered business woman. I used to play “office” in my bedroom, filing away nonsense paperwork, addressing envelopes to “scribble scribble” and making sure that my desk was organized. I always knew […]

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Phone-A-Mom Lifeline | East Valley Moms Blog

Phone-a-Mom Lifeline

By the time my best friend, Lisa, had her first baby I had a 3 year old and a 5 month old. I in no way am an expert on parenting but to her I was an encyclopedia of knowledge on newborns. Our first conversations took me back to how it felt bringing home a […]

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Playground Battle - Fun vs Virus | East Valley Moms Blog

The Playground Battle – Fun vs Virus

What do these things all have in common? Laughter, fun, imagination, endless play, an old bandaid, a respiratory virus, and a long fall to the ground.  That’s right, the community park!  As a kid, I dominated the park equipment, made random friendships that lasted the hour we were there, came up with games like the […]

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