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Teacher Appreciation Week :: A Gift Idea

Many moons ago, I taught English in a public school setting. And Teacher Appreciation Week was one of my favorite times of year. I loved being in the classroom. But as we are all aware, the monetary compensation left something to be desired. So it just felt good to know that parents and students appreciated […]

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Tips for lunch time Burnout from Albuquerque Mom's Blog

Tips for Lunch Time Burnout

Lunch time burnout is real, and I totally get it.  It’s hard to believe, but school will be out in less then two months. After surviving the excitement of back to school, the full days of fall, the holidays and the not-so-winter months, I’m definitely ready for summer. I’m sure my kids are too.  In […]

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Malaika Marks behind her counter of goodies!

Fun Meets Decadence at Trinity’s Custom Dessert Studio

I don’t often order dessert, especially at lunch, but when you eat at a restaurant that is connected to their bakery, you get dessert.  Last week, I tried a restaurant called Bucket Headz for the first time.  This little Southern home cooking restaurant is a hidden gem, owned and operated by veterans.  It’s an Albuquerque […]

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Community Mom Spotlight: Lisa Fuller

Lisa Fuller is a wife and mom of two great kids (ages 12 and 8). She cares deeply about social justice and is the director of Shine School Partnerships, a non-profit organization right here in Albuquerque. A Shine School Partnership is a long-term, committed relationship between a church and a school with the goal of […]

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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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kindergarten: a bittersweet transition

Kindergarten: A Bittersweet Transition

The countdown to Kindergarten is almost over, and in a few short days I will be walking my baby into school for the very first time.  It is impossible for me to put into words how I feel about this new season of life; but I know I can’t be the only Mom who has struggled […]

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