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Mom's Moment: Roadtrip with Redbox

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Memorial Day weekend seems to be the unofficial start of summer. Now's the time when families want to get away, vacation and let lose- but sometimes roadtripping can be a tedious experience for families (especially with young kids). One can only pray kids willl nap so long, without crying, screaming or whining: are we there...

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8 Reasons Why Valley Parents Are Using Professional Swing Set Installers

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The modest metal swing sets of the past have been replaced by play structures made of lumber with intricate accessories like rock-climbing walls, spiral slides, bridges and skybox play decks. Modern play structures, like  Gorilla play sets, start at $1,000 for a very basic model and can reach $10,000, depending on brand and add-ons.  Needless to say, a swing set is a significant investment for your home and your children’s development.

This spring season, when my husband and I were ready to purchase a swing set for our daughter, we turned to our friends at Leisure Installations - Outdoor Recreational Equipment Installations.  They were able to provide us with inside knowledge on...

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5 Tips for Raising a Kind Family

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Although my daughter is only two, she has already begun forming her charismatic personality and innocent views on the world.  I realize that it’s my job to provide her with the tools to flourish and contribute confidently to the universe. While I toss and turn at night because our lack of sound presidential nominees, the future of public bathroom propagandas, the current crisis in gun control and the increased cost of our organic-everything life, I’ve made a commitment to myself to instill in my family morals and values that I hope preserves forever. For example, I think simple acts of kindness, respect and empathy will change our world. I also think that bringing God back into our society...

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10 Things to do This Weekend in Phoenix: Family Edition

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Looking for fun activities to get your mind off the heat this weekend? Look no further! There are plenty of fun activities to keep everyone in your family happy and busy, June 3 to June 5.

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Mom's Moment: 6 Cool Dadpreneurs

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Let's hear it for the dads. Truth is, they sometimes get the short end of the stick. I admit- even I'm consumed with being a mom that I sometimes dismiss my amazing, incredible, and overly capable counterpart. 

So as Father's Day approaches, I thought it would be cool to highlight some really cool dadpreneurs. These fathers have been overly successful at making their bright ideas a thriving businesses. Prepare to be inspired.

Jon Sumroy, mifold

As a father of four, Sumroy found it...

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