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.

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....

3 Girls + 2 Bedrooms: A Tale of Room Swapping + A KIDS BED...

Hi.  I'm Steph.  I have 3 girls (ages 9, 7 and 5) and 2 bedrooms in which they all reside. Like all moms, I am constantly thinking about ways to foster deeper relationships between...

Plan a Family Ski Trip to Big Sky Montana

When it comes to planning a ski trip in the US, destinations like Colorado and Utah are more often than not the first mountains that come to mind.  Understandably so.  Families flock to these resorts throughout the winter months to hit the slopes and embrace all that the snow-covered mountains have to offer the young and old.  

This Is What I’m Going To Do Today

Hi. I'm Steph - a kid-raising, lullaby-singing, tear-wiping and heart-holding mom of 3 little girls. I'm also a mom who is confident that I can change the world. Some might call it a huge cause to embrace, especially given my season of life and the current state of world affairs, but I'm seeing it happen right before my eyes and I'm confident that changing the world isn't just a personal mission of mine but a cause that every mom can (and should) support.

Moms Just Like Us

Early Sunday morning, the three of us boarded a plane bound for Guatemala City. There we would meet the team from FH and travel to Huehuetenego to visit the communities of Lopez, Luminoche, and Ical, a village that City Moms Blog Network would be partnering with to support and sponsor children.

City Moms Blog Network to Enlist Moms in Efforts to End Poverty

Hi.  I'm Steph, owner of City Moms Blog Network and today I'm thrilled (i.e. so giddy I could jump up and down type of THRILLED!) to share that City Moms Blog Network and our 58 local...