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Día de los Muertos | Albuquerque Moms Blog

Día de los Muertos :: Joyfully Remembering Loved Ones

Growing up in the United States, I came to associate death with scary things like illness and separation. Also, my parents never really observed Día de los Muertos. (My parents are from northern Mexico, where Día de los Muertos wasn’t historically celebrated until the 20th century. It’s historically celebrated in southern Mexico and Central America.) So when […]

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Redeeming Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. I love the colors and I love that there is absolutely no pressure to have all the family over for a big meal. And even if we don’t always get to go on a date, it’s a nice excuse to hang out with my best friend.   […]

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Santa Claus: What to Do, When You Don’t Do Santa Claus

The Christmas season is in full swing and Santa Clause can be found in every mall with lines of children waiting to sit on his lap. I never noticed what a large part Santa played in the holiday season until my husband and I decided not to do Santa with our kids. He’s pretty much unavoidable; […]

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Give Local Albuquerque: My favorite local shops

Give local! Give local, It’s a great way to support the local economy and ensure that you’re giving something a little bit special to those you love. Saturday the 26th is “Shop Local Day” but if you can’t get out on the 26th (or don’t want to), these local boutiques are open and filled with […]

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