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Time-Out From Social Media :: What Would You Gain?

Have you ever wanted more time in your day but didn’t know where to find it? Try tracking how much time you spend on social media. This summer I deleted Facebook from my phone, and Instagram soon followed. I still maintain my accounts, but I have to be much more deliberate to access them. No […]

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Simple Ocean Party :: You Don’t Serve Pinterest, But It Can Serve You!

Children can be oddly specific about their birthday parties, from a “fairy princess rock star party,” to a “purple and pink penguin pizza party,” to a “deep sea” party.  My son just turned 5, and although I didn’t quite meet the level of a deep sea party, we definitely had a fun and simple ocean party.  It […]

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Foster Care in New Mexico {Real Kids with Real Needs}

May is National Foster Care Month and tears are welling in my eyes as I think of the many, many children in the foster care system.  I am eternally grateful for the dear women (and men!) I know who daily sacrifice themselves for their foster babies.  Over and over I hear there is nothing as hard […]

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Foster Care Supply Drive | June 3rd

Partner with Albuquerque Moms Blog for a supply drive to provide CYFD’s requested items for foster children awaiting placement. Together we can make Albuquerque a better place for children. Deliver items for the supply drive to Vista del Norte Park on Saturday, June 3 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. The unfortunate plight of many children in Albuquerque is […]

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Backyard Chickens :: Fun for the Whole Family!

Last summer we brought home 6 babies.  They were soft, fuzzy, and oh so adorable.  These babies grew up and still have the cutest fuzzy bottoms and give us eggs everyday.  Our whole family has fallen for our backyard chickens. We’re fortunate to live in Albuquerque as it is a “chicken friendly” city. According to city […]

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The amazing {parenting} world of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

“It’s Daniel Tiger’s neighborhood a land of make believe, won’t you ride along with me? *ride along*….”   If you’re a mother of young children this little ditty may float around in your head all too often, and the show may have saved your sanity more than once, but I’m also here to say that Daniel […]

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Habits: thoughts on what works for the end of January

Oh, January.  The month of fresh starts and new resolutions.  Or just the continuation of the last year and the hope that things will be better. Whether you consider January a success or a bust, here are some thoughts on creating new habits. Set yourself up for success One habit I seem to constantly work […]

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