Amy McConnell

Amy J McConnell is an almost Mesa native and mama to Maverick, born in March 2020. A first time mom, she’s figuring out the mompreneur lifestyle as she navigates managing blogs and breastfeeding at the same time after leaving her corporate PR job. As a libra always pursuing balance, Amy is constantly seeking the fine line between the slow-foods movement and her love of Trader Joe’s conveniences, and between shopping local and her love for Amazon Prime

How 3 local moms take a momcation and how you can, too

I recently did a solo weekend trip up north and 48 hours of my just own company was rejuvenating, life-giving and all the things you'd imagine.  I drank coffee while it was still hot; I...

Can Kids Get Sore Muscles? Ask the Pediatrician is back with Dr. Eric Bowman

Last month Phoenix Children’s opened a new 3,915-square-foot facility to offer sports medicine and urgent care at Bell Bank Park where high-quality, pediatric-specific medical services are offered to young athletes injured during play, as...

A Weekend Escape for Moms: MOMCON 2022 Review

If you’ve ever planned a moms weekend away and lived your BEST life for two days while dad holds down the house (with too many snacks and screentime, but whatever), but then got stuck...

Feeding your Football Player: Tips for from a Football Mom Nutrition Coach

If this tweet spoke to you and your family's dinner schedule with practices and games this fall, keep reading, mama!  Kristen Carroll is a Gilbert football mom whose family has learned to juggle meals and...

Mommy + Me Hiking Meetups with East Valley Moms

You guys blew me away with the excitement over our mommy + me hiking meet up support! We're thrilled to have seven meet ups scheduled for the fall/winter, and we can't wait to meet...