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Father's Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Disclosure:: This guide is brought to you care of our many local & national gift guide sponsors! Thank you to those that supported the creation of this resource. We here at Orange County Moms Blog are thrilled to bring you our Father's Day Shopping Guide!  Shopping for Dad can be a challenge, but we hope to [...]
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my battle call - deaf community

My Battle Call – Hearing Loss Advocate

I am the mother of two children born with hearing loss. I decided to write about our journey navigating through this process on my blog, My Battle Call, and my Facebook Page. Our family chooses cochlear implants to provide our children access to sound. There are many different communication modalities. And there is no one-size-fits-all way.   I […]

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Knott's Berry Farm

Birthday Fun at Knott’s Berry Farm

This post is brought to you by our partners at Knott’s Berry Farm!When I thought about how we were going to celebrate my son’s third birthday the first thing that came to my mind was Knott’s Berry Farm!  I knew there would be something fun for everyone – and isn’t that what birthdays are all […]

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Moms of the Year

Moms of the Year {Winners Revealed}

We are SO excited to announce the winners of our Moms of the Year Campaign.  We received so many submissions - it was such a difficult process to choose this year's winners.  But we are thrilled with our winners!  Each and every mother below has an incredible story and we are humbled to be able [...]
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Mother's Day Shopping Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Disclosure:: This guide is brought to you care of our many local & national gift guide sponsors! Thank you to those that supported the creation of this resource. We here at Orange County Moms Blog are thrilled to bring you our Mother's Day Shopping Guide!  So before you hop onto Amazon and zip through your holiday shopping, maybe, this [...]
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Dining - Flagstaff

Where to Eat in Flagstaff

This post is sponsored by our partners the Visitors Center Bureau of Flagstaff, but our opinions are ALWAYS our own!I love to eat, it’s just who I am.  And I especially love visiting different cities and experiencing their eats.  While we were in Flagstaff we were able to dine at so many delicious places.  So […]

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Snowbowl AZ - Flagstaff

Skiing at Arizona Snowbowl

This post is sponsored by our partners the Visitors Center Bureau of Flagstaff, but our opinions are ALWAYS our own!When I found out we were going skiing at the Arizona Snowbowl I was surprised.  I called my husband and told him we would need to pack for skiing and his first response was, “there’s skiing in Flagstaff?”.  And to […]

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