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Why there’s no Elf on my Shelf

On the surface, Elf on the Shelf is just my kind of thing. When I was on maternity leave with my youngest baby, for instance, I would set up my oldest daughter’s Minnie Mouse in various scenarios around the house every day while she was at preschool. Occasionally I pack my kids a Pinterest-worthy lunch. […]

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Tradition During the Holiday | East Valley Moms Blog

Holiday traditions

Christmas and the holiday season is actually one of my favorite times of the year. I think that is probably true of most people. The reason, in part, that Christmas is so special to me, is it’s filled with tradition. My grandma and I were very close. No one I know quite did Christmas like […]

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Healthy Mom Hacks for Holiday Survival | East Valley Moms Blog

Healthy Mom Hacks for Holiday Survival

Ah the holidays…it’s that time of year for thanks, togetherness, and total to-do list overload for moms everywhere. Of course the nature of the season is well intended but the expectations, planning and extra calendar additions can send even the most prepared matriarch into meltdown mode. If you’re like me, you can usually expect to […]

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