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Nursing: I Breastfed in Public and Nothing Happened from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Nursing :: I Breastfed in Public…and Nothing Happened

Nursing in public terrified me as a new momma. I read all the horror stories. Saw all the pictures of “warrior moms” fighting the system, defying critics, and feeding their babies anyway. Certain a stranger was going to yell at me, I struggled with covers, sat in corners, and pumped bottles ahead of time whenever I […]

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Postpartum Depression: Struggling to Find Normal from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Postpartum Depression: Struggling to Find Normal

I hate being pregnant. I get hospitalization, four types of medication, nausea-level sick. I’m exhausted, hormonal, and sore. Pregnancy just isn’t my cup of tea. But this time, when it was over, I was crushed. The idea of the ‘baby blues’ and postpartum depression were nothing new to this third-time mom. I’d experienced them before, […]

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Mom Fail: Silly Stories of Motherhood Mistakes from Albuquerque moms blog

Mom Fail: Silly Stories of Motherhood Mistakes

Mom fail. We’ve all had one (or several). Sometimes, the part of our brain that can perform basic reasoning just turns off in protest (yay lack of sleep). In fact, just a couple days ago I had an epic #momfail at the mall. But before I get into that, here are a few mom fails […]

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A Teacher, A Horrid Day, And A Grateful Mom from Albuquerque Moms Blog

A Teacher, A Horrid Day, and A Grateful Mom

I like to paraphrase Longfellow when describing my son: When he is good, he’s very, very good. But when he is bad, he’s horrid. So, as I sent him off to preschool this year, I worried. I know how frustrated I get on his ‘horrid’ days. And I’m his mom. I love him unconditionally. So […]

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Finding Yourself Again After Motherhood from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Finding Yourself Again After Motherhood

Becoming a mom is amazing, but it comes with unforeseen challenges. Of course there’s the obvious: lack of sleep, screaming children, hazardous toys strewn across the floor. Someone always needs something from you. And while I had expected this, I hadn’t expected the consequence. The new label of ‘mom’ was not just added onto the […]

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