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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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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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How to Be a Friend to an Autism Spectrum Mom

We all need friends who get us. But developing strong friendships during the season of motherhood is a task that even mothers of neurotypical children struggle with. When there are developmental issues (such as Autism) involved, having close, positive relationships with others can seem impossible to the average mother . . . unless those of […]

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Life is not a race from Albuquerque Mom's Blog

Life Is Not a Race

Life is not a race with others or with yourself. It’s a journey to figuring out who you are and experiencing it with the people you love. Before my husband and I got married 13 years ago, we did an intensive premarital counseling course. One of the topics that came up was a really practical […]

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Fun Meets Decadence at Trinity’s Custom Dessert Studio

I don’t often order dessert, especially at lunch, but when you eat at a restaurant that is connected to their bakery, you get dessert.  Last week, I tried a restaurant called Bucket Headz for the first time.  This little Southern home cooking restaurant is a hidden gem, owned and operated by veterans.  It’s an Albuquerque […]

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An Open Letter to All the Momma's Out There from Albuquerque Mom's Blog

An Open Letter to all the Momma’s Out There

Eight and a half years ago I began the journey of motherhood. I didn’t know what I was doing (heck, most of the time I still don’t), but my kids are still alive and thriving so I suppose (by the grace of God) we must be doing something right.  Over the years I have been […]

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Why I Don't Feel Guilty When...from Albuquerque Mom's Blog

Why I Don’t Feel Guilty When…

Why I don’t feel guilty when I… Go on a vacation without my kids. Go on date night without my kids. Go to book club, breakfast out, or catch a meal with friends without my kids. I know it may sound completely sacrilegious to some people, but let me explain. This last Saturday I was […]

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Community Mom Spotlight: Lisa Fuller

Lisa Fuller is a wife and mom of two great kids (ages 12 and 8). She cares deeply about social justice and is the director of Shine School Partnerships, a non-profit organization right here in Albuquerque. A Shine School Partnership is a long-term, committed relationship between a church and a school with the goal of […]

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Self-care for Moms

One of my dearest friends often signs off of our phone calls or texts me, “Take care of you.” She knows my temptation is to take care of others before I take care of myself. I imagine that’s a struggle for many moms. We’ve all been warned about the dangers of forgetting self-care. We cannot […]

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