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Epiphany Espresso

What to know before you go: Epiphany Espresso

Here in Albuquerque we are lucky to have a number of wonderful local coffee shops, like Epiphany Espresso.  I always want to try them, but then I remember that I have kids who are with me almost all the time.  So instead of casually popping into that new, trendy coffee shop I end up driving […]

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Early Intervention 101

Early Intervention 101

Once upon a time I worked as a developmental specialist for an early intervention program.  What is early intervention – you say?  I’m so glad you asked because that is exactly what I’m excited to share with you today. Early Intervention programs exist in every state across the country.  They provide in-home therapy for children from […]

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Delicious Sugar Cookie Recipe

Delicious Sugar Cookie Recipe.

Today I’m excited to share my favorite sugar cookie recipe from the fabulous blog Sally’s Baking Addiction.  If you have never checked out her blog or recipes you are missing out!  She not only has amazing recipes but does such a wonderful job giving step-by-step directions.   I discovered this recipe a couple of years […]

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Don't be a Mean Girl

Don’t be a Mean Girl

I have to confess something to you all.  I’m a mean girl.  It’s true.  I say mean things all day every day.  I am constantly putting down, discouraging, and shaming and I can’t seem to stop. Don’t worry, though.  You will likely never see my mean girl side.  You see, I reserve all of my […]

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One Plie at a Time

One Plie at a Time

The holidays have passed and yet life still feels like it is all jumbled up in a fierce hurricane.  All the things have started up again:  school is back in session, activities are in full swing, the baby still screams a lot, and to top it all off, my family is moving.  There is a […]

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Lively Hope

Lively Hope: An Advent Story to share with your family

Lively Hope: An Advent Story   Jennifer Asp is the author of Lively Hope.  She is a wife, mom, and writer who also happens to be my fabulous sister-in-law.  When I heard she was writing a book about Advent I knew that it was going to be wonderful.  I couldn’t wait to get my hands on […]

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Coffee, Coffee, Coffee

Coffee, Coffee, Coffee! Life Lessons from the Gilmore Girls

Coffee, Coffee, Coffee!  If these three words drive you to sing “where you lead, I will follow…” then it’s quite obvious you are a Gilmore Girls fan.  Gilmore Girls:  A Year in the Life is coming to Netflix on November 25th and Die hard fans (myself included) are thrilled!  We cannot wait for the smart duo […]

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For Weary Moms: What You do Matters

This is for all the weary moms: I don’t know about you all but I am tired.  Not a sleep deprived, I need to get some sleep tired, but more of a, these children are so hard right now and my body is exhausted kind of tired. Anyone else? Whether you have one child or […]

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