Alexis Scott

Alexis is happily married to her husband, Andrew, and together they share 5 sons. Born in Minnesota, Alexis followed her husband to Manhattan, NY, before returning to Fargo. A proud Latina, she believes in utilizing multi-cultural experiences to inspire other minority women to be active in their community. Alexis believes strongly in public service and living passionately through serving others. After her 3rd son, Max, passed away at 22 weeks (2014) life has never been the same, but sharing her story has helped cope with grief and honor his place in their family. Aside from writing, Alexis enjoys traveling, laughing, dancing and food. She will never turn down Starbucks, a trip to the nail salon, or the farmers market. Follow her in pictures through Instagram and connect with her online via Facebook.
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Starting Your Child’s Football Journey: Why Flag Football is a Great Start

  As a mom, I’m always on the lookout for activities that promote my child's growth and confidence. When it comes to introducing your child to the world of football, flag football is the perfect...

Skinwave Facial: The Perfect Pampering Treatment

In today's fast-paced world, taking care of yourself has become increasingly important. Self-care is not just a trendy concept; it is a vital practice for maintaining overall well-being. One of my go-to self care...

3 Reasons Why Moms Need Friends Who Aren’t Moms

I was at an impromptu happy hour with friends recently discussing all the things. As per usual girl talk, we socialized about our favorite garbage television shows, the most recent spicy celebrity scandals, and...
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3 Travel Hacks to Make Flying with Kids Easier

Flying with kids can be stressful, chaotic, and unpredictable. I currently have four boys, they are 12, 10, seven, and four years old. We have been doing long distance traveling since all my boys...

3 Unexpected Benefits My Boys Have Gained from Football

Ever since my boys were little, I knew football would be in our future. Both my husband and I grew up watching this all-American sport with excitement for the intensity and elite athleticism football...
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Tips for Managing a Busy Household from a Working Mom of 4

"How do you do it all with such a busy household?"  This is a question I often hear after I disclose that I'm raising four sons and working full-time.  Truthfully, I don't do it all. But I...

Raising an Empathetic Child: How to Best Support Them

Do you have an empathetic child who is a friend to everyone? I do! Ever since he was a toddler, we could tell that my second son (P) was just wired different than his peers. We...
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A Broken Heart: Living with a Congenital Heart Defect

February is Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Month. According to the CDC, 1 percent of babies (about 40,000 babies in the U.S.) are born every year with a congenital heart defect (CHD).  I was one of those...

Unpopular Parenting: I Let My Tween Have Social Media

Over the last 11 years I have become a mom five times over again. I have navigated the delirium of newborns, the persistence of toddlers, and the excitement and fun of elementary-age kids. Parenting a...
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Living through a Pandemic Changed Me (And I’m Glad for It)

It was a typical week night. After working a long day and running my boys to activities, we were finally at one of my favorite parts of the day — bedtime. I was tucking...