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Packing My Hospital Bag the Second Time Around

With two weeks left until my due date, it’s officially time to pack my hospital bag! I learned from my first labor and delivery what I needed for my stay at the hospital. Here’s what I’m packing in my go bag the second time around. Nursing Tanks and Comfortable Pants I lived in nursing tanks and yoga […]

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How Not to Get Lost in New Motherhood: Finding your Pre-Mom Self

Most days from my pre-mom working days blur together, but there’s one conversation I remember well. It was with a coworker talking about how lonely her maternity leave was and how isolating new motherhood could be. She was happy to be back at work and to have conversations with other adults. I remember saying something […]

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No, It Wasn't Planned :: Answering the Awkward Question from Albuquerque Moms Blog

No, This Baby Wasn’t “Planned” :: Answering That Awkward Question

When my first baby was just eight months old, I found out I was pregnant. Again. As soon as I saw those two little pink lines, I went from being eight months postpartum to six weeks pregnant. Our babies would be 15 months apart–one year, three months, and 15 days to be exact. My first thought? Skinny jeans. My pre-pregnancy clothes were just starting to […]

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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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New Year Revelations::Too Busy for Resolutions from Albuquerque Moms Blog

New Year Revelations :: Too Busy For Resolutions

Rather than starting 2017 with a list of resolutions, I’m embracing this new year with a few revelations. I can’t do what I used to do. I spent my first week of the new year with a horrible cold. Happy New Year, right? My 10 month old and my husband both caught the bug, which […]

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Top Three Must Haves for Baby Albuquerque Moms Blog

Baby Must Haves – My Top Three :: Newborn-3 Months

If you’re a mom to be, you may be asking yourself, “What does my newborn need?” I’ve been a mom for five whole months (yay!) and now I can answer that question!  Check out these baby products I’ve used and loved the most.  1. Boppy Newborn Lounger  I received the Boppy Newborn Lounger at my baby shower. I […]

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