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Día del Niño Albuquerque Moms Blog

Celebrate Día del Niño!

Celebration of our loved ones allows us to reflect on their importance to us, particularly on days dedicated to a specific person, such as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day. Countries all over the world dedicate a day to the celebration of the ones that, for many of us, are the light of our lives: our […]

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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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Tag Your Tree - Albuquerque Moms Blog

Tag Your Tree :: Christmas Tree Cutting in New Mexico

Recently, an acquaintance of mine mentioned how much fun her family had cutting down their own Christmas tree near Jemez.  With eyes raised, I thought to myself, “That must be illegal!” But much to my surprise, I learned that New Mexico offers the sale of Christmas tree permits in various forests of the state. From […]

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Advent Truth in the Tinsel Albuquerque Moms Blog

Advent: a Christmas tradition I want to pass on to my children

What are your favorite Christmas traditions from childhood?  One of mine is stockings.  Growing up we didn’t celebrate Santa, but we still stuffed stockings.  Our entire family would pick out small gifts to put in each other’s stockings.  On Christmas Eve we’d gather and secretly stuff everyone’s stockings and then open them first thing Christmas morning.  I […]

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Thanksgiving Conversation Cards (With Free Printable)

In 2015, Saturday Night Live aired a skit that would have been hilarious if it didn’t contain quite so much truth. The skit, “A Thanksgiving Miracle,” shows how one family was able to avoid uncomfortable Thanksgiving dinner conversations with the help of everybody’s favorite singer, Adele. Every family has its off-topic subjects. If you are […]

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