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and the Moms Who Live Here

Meet Our Contributors

Meet Your West Valley Moms Team

We are so excited to announce our 2018 team of Contributors!

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Ashley Kidd


Ashley and her family and recently moved back to the Phoenix area in December from Ohio where she was born and raised. She lives in Peoria with husband Matt (high school sweetheart), daughter Avery (3) two large pups and the newest addition of a son, Beckham who was born in August! She is a SAHM with a real estate license who enjoys all things outdoors and has a huge passion for traveling!

Brittany Naughton


Brittany was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She is a mama to four year old, Mckinlee. She has her bachelors degree in Sociology from ASU and has been a social worker for seven years. Brittany is passionate about children and hopes to foster or adopt one day.

Her love for Jesus, coffee, and Mexican food runs deep. Her hobbies include anything outdoors. spontaneous travel and photography. She is new to blogging and excited about the experience ahead! 

Clair Waite


More about Claire coming soon!

Danielle Zomok


Danielle is an Arizona native. She has two daughters that are 17 months apart.  She has been working on her Masters in Accountancy. She loves spending time with her girls, especially Target runs and grocery shopping. One of our favorite things to do lately is $5 Fridays! Danielle was a stay at home mom for two years and just headed back into the workforce. She has a blog of her own which is When they aren’t shopping they are scrapbooking and spending time at the library. These girls are the light of her life. She loves being a mom more than anything else in this world.

Kristi Hunter


Kristi is an Arizona native, wife and mother of three daughters. She attended high school in the west valley, and then attended the University of Arizona for her undergraduate degree in education. Kristi taught high school English and student council for seven years while also earning her master’s degree from ASU West.

Since the birth of her oldest daughter, she has been a SAHM while taking continuing education courses from NAU, teaching dance classes, and becoming a barre3 instructor. Kristi loves to participate in hot yoga, and the weekends often find her hiking solo and with her family, as well as attending lots of local and community events. She and her husband consider themselves foodies, and Kristi loves to travel and explore new places!

Mandi Pimental



Mandi is a professional journalist, published author and nutritionist with a focus on food allergies and pediatric nutrition. Founder of she is continually experimenting with recipes and traveling to new locations for inspiration. Her true loves include Jesus, traveling to any coast where she can enjoy beach time, cooking for family and friends and weekends. She currently resides in Glendale, AZ with her husband and baby boy Grey.

Melissa Hogg

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Melissa is a stay at home mom to three adorable little boys, she is married to a high school football coach and Spanish teacher, and recently quit her teaching job of 10 years to focus on her online health and fitness business and spend more time doing her favorite “job” of being a mama.

Rachel Hannah


Rachel and her husband, Eric, recently made the leap to expand to a family of three. They became first time parents to a baby boy in July of 2017 after 13 years of marriage. Rachel has lived in Arizona since she was nine, and is an Arizona girl all the way. She earned her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from Arizona State University (Go Devils!) and her Master’s degree in Public Administration from Grand Canyon University. Rachel brings 12 years of teaching experience and a passion for education to the blog. She left the classroom two years ago for government work, and is excited to share her experiences of being a first time mom working full time outside the home. When she isn’t working, Rachel loves trying new recipes, reading a good book, and binge watching detective shows on Netflix. She and her husband love traveling that involves finding the best small, local restaurants, coffee shops, breweries, and distilleries. She loves all things Disney, and is anxiously awaiting her little guy reaching an age where she can share that passion with him!

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