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Too Many Toys, Not Enough Spirit

We are blessed. Our family is super generous at Christmas time to our children. After years of saying, “No, it’s too much,” or “You don’t have to,” and “They really don’t need any more toys, ”I’ve discovered nobody listens. Does anyone else feel overwhelmed Christmas morning? Do you also have piles of new toys, clothes, […]

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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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Just Play

Ok so I have to ask, am I the only mama who is always afraid her little one is not doing what he/she should be doing at this age? Should they be talking more? Do they need to stop using a pacifier? Should they read at 1 like the kids on that commercial? When will they learn […]

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In Defense of the “Mom Suit”

The other day I had a conversation with a friend who was bemoaning the fact that she would have to buy a mom suit this year. After just having her third baby, she felt like hanging her head in shame as she wore a one piece to the pool. I can’t stop thinking about this conversation and […]

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Albuquerque Botanic Garden :: An ABQ Oasis for the Whole Family

Summer is just around the corner which means outdoor adventures! Our family is enjoying one of our favorite local outdoor spots–the beautiful Albuquerque Botanic Garden. After I had my first baby, I was anxious to get outside in the sunshine and fresh air. I discovered the botanical gardens and fell in love! With 1.5 miles of scenic walking […]

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2017 Albuquerque Summer Bucket List

Ah summer, kids are home from school; the weather is warm and the world is yours for the taking. At least that’s how I feel about summer time. I love summer, and now that I actually have a child who is of school age, I’m beginning to appreciate it even more. Summers go by quickly, and […]

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A Guide to Moving to Albuquerque (With Kids)

This guide is sponsored by Anna Stovall of 360 Ventures Real Estate, but all of the content and opinions are the writer’s own. Welcome to Albuquerque, a mid-size city that sometimes has a small town feel. Despite its Breaking Bad reputation, the Duke City can be a great place to raise children. Newcomers might be […]

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