Category: Coffee Talk

Hand Things Down has a weekly coffee talk series to find out what's on the minds of local moms.

Why Didn’t You Tell Me There Were Giant Cockroaches in Arizona?

I returned to Arizona in late-March and I was determined to make friends and plan playdates for the kids. When I was in Seattle, I joined a mommy group. It was great to meet monthly to talk about challenges and find out what others were doing to manage the demands of family, business, and free …

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Crafting is Mommy Time

I attended my first craft and candle party and it was a welcome girls night. I was looking forward to getting to know the moms in the Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPs) group Ive joined since coming to Arizona. Once I moved here, Ive been so focused on my kids, work, and the gym; I havent …

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Living Without A Dad

I watched The Real World with Jellie during our weekly bonding session (don’t judge, it reminds me how lucky I am to have such a good kid). Its our ritual to bond while watching a reality show and since controversial topics usually pop-up, it’s a way to talk to her about difficult subjects. I mean …

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What is My Job as a Mom?

Young & Naive When I got pregnant with my oldest, I was too young and naive to understand that being a mom was more than a full-time job, it was the chance to shape a life. I didn’t know the first thing about babies or what they needed, all I knew was no matter what; …

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Mom + Entrepreneur = Momtrepreneur Networking

Being an entrepreneur can feel like a lonely road, this could be especially true for moms who are entrepreneurs. You might have a mix of friends who are stay at home moms or working moms but rarely will you find a group of friends who are entrepreneurs like yourself. Part of you can relate to …

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