Steph Flies

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Steph is the Founder & Director of City Moms Blog Network; growing the network after founding its original site, Scottsdale Moms Blog, in 2009. Now living in the greater Minneapolis area, she oversees the national network by spearheading growth strategies, sales initiatives and shepherding and encouraging an ever-increasing number of moms managing individual local parenting websites. She is married to Alan and is mom to three little girls, Nora, Elsie and Audrey. She loves throwing a great party, connecting people and cooking with a glass of red wine in hand.

Arizona Boardwalk: A Must-Do For Phoenix Family Vacations

Our family loves traveling to the Phoenix area. The sunshine, desert landscape, abundance of pools, hiking trails, activities, and restaurants combine to make a wonderful vacation spot for families with kids of all ages.   Of...
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Leadership & Always Learning

Most leaders have probably muttered some version of the phrase “always learning" at some point in their leadership journeys but would you say that you’re someone that makes space in your life for intentional...
Exhausted Woman Leader

5 Simple Tips to Get Out of a Funk {for Leaders}

Hey, fellow leaders, do you ever find yourself in a funk? *Slowly raises hand* Guilty! Most of the time I can’t even put my finger on why I’m in a funk but I’m there and there...
Stressed Woman Leader

Surviving and Thriving in the Hard Seasons of Leadership

It's a common understanding that social media is largely a highlight reel. While it’s beautiful and inspiring, behind the 10% happiness that you see on social media is 90% hard. Behind every beautiful pic is...
Overwhelmed Mom

4 Expert Tips for Mom’s Mental Health

At City Mom Collective, we are passionate about supporting women in all stages of motherhood. And in doing so, we know that the reality is, that challenges arise in motherhood that contributes to mental...

Deck The Walls 2021 | A Virtual Wreath Making Event

City Mom Collective is proud to announce the second annual Deck the Walls Holiday Wreath Making Event. Our Sister Sites around the county are hosting this festive event in their local communities. 2021 Deck the...

Ways to Save Money Around the Holidays | An Interview with Jessica Turner

With the holidays quickly approaching, I know that many of you (like me), are looking to find ways to save money this holiday season.  Because of that, we went to one of the experts...

Overcoming Dyslexia | An Interview with Dr. Sally Shaywitz

Did you know that October is Dyslexia Awareness Month? Stephanie Flies, President + Founder of City Mom Collective, sat down with Dr. Sally Shaywitz to discuss her book (book title). In this video interview,...

Steph’s Favorite Things 2019

We are so excited to be partnering with some of our favorite brands for this year's Steph's Favorite Things. Every last one of these recommendations has our founder's  “stamp of approval,” and she personally...

Bring the Whole Family Together with a Fun Football Tailgate Party

It’s that time of year again! Football season has been a cornerstone of fall for Dad’s across the nation but this year it’s time for the entire family to get in on the fun....