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Done Having Babies

I’m done having babies. Much of my life, I’ve entertained the romantic notion that I’d have at least three children. I grew up the oldest of four kids in a home that was never quiet and you rarely had a moment to yourself. I imagined having my own full house, busy holidays with plenty of people […]

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Let’s Talk About Potty Training

I recently read this article and found it very encouraging, because the author’s experience potty training her son(s) is very similar to my own.  To all the moms who are in the midst of this particular battle, keep going.  Kids learn at different paces. So don’t be too hard on yourself if they don’t pick […]

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Three Favorite Family Recipes

Chocolate Chip Cookies One weekend in college, a friend of mine returned after spending a few days at home. He brought with him some of the most delicious cookies that his mom had baked.  He shared some with me, and I immediately asked for the recipe.  I made some tweaks to it, and ended up with a […]

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Albuquerque Moms Blog :: Introducing Laura Holland

Albuquerque  My love of Albuquerque came slowly.  A country girl, I grew up in the Jemez Mountains of northern New Mexico.  I moved to Albuquerque in 2006 to pursue a B.A. in creative writing at the University of New Mexico.  At first, I hated the city and felt terribly homesick.  However, I began taking daily […]

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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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