School’s Out, Let’s Play! MOM nation Approved Fun Spots for Holiday Break ūüéÖūüŹĽ

School’s out for the next two weeks! ¬†Here is¬†your MOM nation approved list of fun places to visit around the Valley.

Butterfly Wonderland at¬†9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale — Discover the amazing lives of butterflies! ¬†Children 2 and under are free.

Chandler Farmers Market at 3 S. Arizona Ave, Chandler — A weekly market from 3pm to 7pm each Thursday. ¬†Live music and kid friendly activities!

Children’s Museum of Phoenix at¬†215 N. 7th St, Phoenix — HUGE Museum with exhibits and experiences for all ages. ¬†Children under 1 yr are free!

Dave and Busters at¬†2000 East Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe — An enormous arcade AND you can get dinner at the same time. ¬†Brilliant!

Dobson Ranch Park¬†at 2359 S. Dobson Rd, Mesa — This park is AWESOME, new and great for all ages.

idea Museum at¬†150 W. Pepper Place, Mesa — Great for older kids that love art. There is a room that is specifically designed for toddlers and an area that is safe and fun for babies too!

Krazy Air at¬†4310 E McDowell Rd, Mesa — Trampoline Park that has something for all ages.

LegoLand at Arizona Mills at 5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle, Tempe — It’s an indoor Lego play land! ¬†Children under 3 are free.

Makutus Island at¬†6919 W. Ray Rd, Chandler — It’s an indoor fantasy and adventure play place that will please all ages!

OdySea Aquarium at¬†9500 East V√≠a de Ventura, Scottsdale — The Aquarium! ¬†Great for all ages.

Pump it Up at¬†1325 West Auto Dr. #101, Tempe — Indoor playground with huge inflatables! ¬†Perfect for the older kids.

Sea Life Aquarium at¬†Arizona Mills at 5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle, Tempe —¬†Another aquarium!

Schnepf Farms¬†at¬†24810 S. Rittenhouse Road, Queen Creek — Family fun at the farm and AMAZING food too!

The ZOO!¬†at¬†455 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix — Fun for days at the Zoo!

We LOVE Pogo Pass! Buy one Pogo Pass and get into several fun family venues for free throughout the Valley.  The idea Museum, The Zoo, and Makutus Island are a few that are included on the list!  Use offer code: MOMNATION for 60% off!

MOM nation and Operation Christmas Child 2017

On November 12, 2016, 20 of our beautiful Mama’s came together with their families to fill 100 shoe boxes with Christmas gifts for children this coming holiday season.

Our very own, Robin Quallick, had this to say:

“I got to experience and be a part of something very special last night. ¬†I watched each of these families pour their love and generosity into every one of these shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child 2017. ¬†I am unbelievably humbled and beyond proud of you Moms for working hard and filling all 100 BOXES last night!!! ¬†And, thank you to my Mamas who graciously donated items even though they were unable to attend! ¬†100 Kiddo’s around the world will be touched this holiday season because of YOU guys!! YOU GUYS ROCK!!!”

#WeGiveBack #MomNation

 

Tour of Christmas Lights – MOM nation approved

It’s that magical time of the year again. ¬†Visit these MOM nation approved neighborhoods to crank up the holiday spirit!

Loop of Lights at Pecan Creek South – Pecan Creek Drive and Carolina Ave, San Tan Valley

Christmas on Comstock – Off of Elliot between Recker and Higley, Gilbert

Mesa Temple Garden Lights –¬†525 East Main Street, Mesa

Natal Circle – Country Club and Guadalupe of off Cherry, Mesa

1517 S Arroya Cir – Mesa

8414 E Valley Vista Dr – Scottsdale

3611 E. Kachina Dr – Ahwatukee (Phoenix)

4415 E. Calle Tuberia – Phoenix

6480 W Orchid Lane – Chandler

1075 W Mulberry Dr – Chandler

Mom Nation Turkey Trot – Charity Event!

Our awesome members, Robin Quallick & Ashley Reed, lead our team in the 5k TURKEY TROT in Gilbert on Thanksgiving morning 11/24/16.

The proceeds are to¬†benefit¬†various children’s charities. (AzBrainFood is a big one).

We had a blast showing our support to our community on Thanksgiving Day!  #WeGiveBack

Movies on Main – December Showing

Bring a baked good for a vet!

Mom Nation Members please arrive at 6pm for choice seating!! ¬†Being in Mom Nation pays off! ¬†ūüėČ

Doors open to the public at 6:15pm and they close when we are at capacity.

This month we will be showing The Grinch! We will have a Whooville dance party! In the spirit of giving we would like to gather as many baked goods as we can. Please bring them with you to the movie so our very own MOM nation member, Jillian, can bring them to homeless vets as a holiday care package.

Anyone who brings a vet with them to the Movie will be eligible to receive a free professional photo of them and their vet together!

Please arrive early to grab a seat, a hot dog, shop for your holiday needs, and partake in some awesome raffles!