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Epiphany Espresso

What to know before you go: Epiphany Espresso

Here in Albuquerque we are lucky to have a number of wonderful local coffee shops, like Epiphany Espresso.  I always want to try them, but then I remember that I have kids who are with me almost all the time.  So instead of casually popping into that new, trendy coffee shop I end up driving […]

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Open Call for Albuquerque Moms Blog Contributors

Are YOU the next Albuquerque Moms Blog Contributor? Do you want to write for Albuquerque Moms Blog? We will be adding to our group of regular contributors beginning in April. And we’re looking for fresh, local voices to join our team! This is a volunteer position (with some fun perks to make it worth it). Here’s […]

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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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Early Intervention 101

Early Intervention 101

Once upon a time I worked as a developmental specialist for an early intervention program.  What is early intervention – you say?  I’m so glad you asked because that is exactly what I’m excited to share with you today. Early Intervention programs exist in every state across the country.  They provide in-home therapy for children from […]

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Baby Food from Costco from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Baby Food from Costco :: Easy, Healthy, Yummy Costco Snacks

What mom doesn’t love Costco?! I sure do! And once my baby started eating real food, I fell in love all over again. Here are some favorite baby food products from mom’s favorite store. Kirkland Organic Applesauce Pouches This is my baby’s favorite snack! I make sure my pantry is always stocked with these convenient and delicious applesauce pouches. […]

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Defining Friendships from Albuquerque Mom's Blog

Defining Friendships

Defining Friendships After moving back to Albuquerque over eleven years ago, my husband and I found ourselves in a relational reset. We were young, recently married (a year and a half into it anyway), and found ourselves needing to find new jobs, our own living accommodations, a new church and new relationships. It was at […]

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I Get Help Cleaning My House

I Get Help Cleaning My House

Confession: I get help cleaning my house. Once a month, someone comes to my house and cleans up after my family.  There was a time when I was embarrassed about this. I felt like paying someone else to clean was the easy way out and that I should be able to keep up with things […]

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