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Día de los Muertos | Albuquerque Moms Blog

Día de los Muertos :: Joyfully Remembering Loved Ones

Growing up in the United States, I came to associate death with scary things like illness and separation. Also, my parents never really observed Día de los Muertos. (My parents are from northern Mexico, where Día de los Muertos wasn’t historically celebrated until the 20th century. It’s historically celebrated in southern Mexico and Central America.) So when […]

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Halloween Costume Contest | Albuquerque Moms Blog

Albuquerque Moms Blog :: Halloween Costume Contest

There’s no doubt that dressing up our babes in costumes has got to be one the highlights of parenting. They’re just so darn cute! So get ready to share the photos of your little pumpkins by entering Albuquerque Moms Blog’s very first Halloween Costume Contest for a chance to win the grand prize! What is […]

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2017 Guide to Halloween in the Albuquerque Area

Enjoy these more family friendly Halloween events in and around Albuquerque.    25th Annual Dia de los Muertos Marigold Parade and Celebration Barelas/South Valley, Centro Familiar and Isleta, Albuquerque, NM Nov. 5, 2:00-6:00 p.m. Boo-loon Mania Albuquerque Balloon Museum, 9201 Balloon Museum Drive NE Oct. 28, 4:00-8:00 p.m. Great Goblin Get Together Star Heights Recreation […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month | Albuquerque Moms Blog

Hispanic Heritage Month :: Celebrate & Learn with Your Family

September 15, 2017-October 15, 2017 is Hispanic Heritage Month.  I remember growing up with the Spanish channel Univision on our TV all the time. In our home, evening activities included eating dinner and doing homework. Then we would sit together to watch the “good novela” at 8pm. And on Saturdays we’d watch Sábado Gigante. During the commercial […]

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July 4th | Albuquerque Moms Blog

Guide to July 4th in Albuquerque

Three cheers for the red, white, and blue! It’s time to get out the sparklers and fire up the grill because July 4th is right around the corner. I love the way our country celebrates our independence with get-togethers and family and community events. It says a lot about us as Americans. Erma Bombeck says […]

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