Lindsay Olivarez

Lindsay is a #girlmom and #dogmom who can usually be found sporting a mom bun, workout clothes, and good intentions to exercise in them. Former lawyer, former Illinoisan, current harried parent and wife to Jason.

Dear Middle Daughter…

Trigger Warning: Pregnancy Loss Dear Middle Daughter, I have such a jumble of thoughts and feelings as I sit down to write this. What do I say to someone I never met? We’re coming up on the...

Daytrips We Love: Picacho Peak State Park

An hour-ish outside of the Valley, on your way to Tucson, is Picacho Peak State Park.  It’s equal parts majestic mountain, spring wildflowers, and family friendly hiking.  Read on for tips on how to enjoy...
Hispanic heritage

Spanish Only, Por Favor – A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

Guest post by Karen Screen At the age of seven, my mother uprooted us to chase the American Dream. She relocated us from Chihuahua, Mexico (yes; Chihuahua- like the dog) to a small Colorado town...

Daytrips we love: Prescott

A quick zip up north on a hot day is always a good idea.  A few weeks ago, my hot-weather-weary family and I hit the road “just because” and were rewarded with a perfect...
black owned

East Valley Business Spotlight: Black Owned Business Month!

The East Valley is bustling with local business and we at East Valley Moms love introducing you to some of our favorites.  This post is no different except that we are celebrating Black Owned...