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The Season of Now

As the weather gets crisper and the days get shorter, I can’t help reflecting on the change of seasons. When a few weeks ago it was blistering hot, it’s now shifting to cool mornings. Soon the colors that characterize my lovely Albuquerque fall season will appear. The fall foliage of the Bosque along the Rio […]

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4 Podcasts for Your Listening Pleasure

Since moving into our new home, I’ve painted six rooms in six months, by myself. That might seem like a daunting task, and it definitely was, but I discovered something that made it actually fun: podcasts. Podcasts are my new favorite thing. I listen to them while I work out, while I fold laundry, when […]

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Grandparents :: Helping Children Feel Cherished

When I was growing up, I lived in the same neighborhood as my grandparents. I loved walking to their house. No matter what I did, whether it was baking bread, “sewing” rags, or dusting, my grandma made me feel amazing. Like I was a prodigy. (There are prodigy dusters, right?)  But it was more than […]

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Simple Ocean Party :: You Don’t Serve Pinterest, But It Can Serve You!

Children can be oddly specific about their birthday parties, from a “fairy princess rock star party,” to a “purple and pink penguin pizza party,” to a “deep sea” party.  My son just turned 5, and although I didn’t quite meet the level of a deep sea party, we definitely had a fun and simple ocean party.  It […]

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Reflections From My Thirties

This year, I officially made it to my mid thirties! When I was seven-years-old, my mom had a favorite shirt that read, “Thirty Something.” She wore it with an air of confidence. It was a long, comfy, black oversized t-shirt, the kind that looks good with everything. Now that I’m in my thirties, I realize […]

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A Weaning Success Story

We FINALLY did it!!!!! The most emotionally challenging part of parenting so far. We were successful in weaning our daughter. And it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be, which made it even harder for me. I am proud to say that I breastfed my daughter for 15 months. Our journey had its […]

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