Author Archive | Andrea

Types of Moms from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Different Types of Moms :: Which One Are You?

There are many types of moms and they deserve their own accolades. Here’s a few of my favorites: Welcome, super smoothie guzzling, yoga pants wearing, jogging stroller mom. You eat, breathe, and live fitness. I am in awe of your stamina and drive, especially with little ones underfoot. Your workout energizes you and relieves stress too. One […]

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Dear Old Dad from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Dear Old Dad :: Memories Made, Lessons Learned

Dear Old Dad My dad was a good man. He always wanted the best for his family. He was a hard worker- an immigrant from Sicily. Moving from the Big Apple at the young age of 25, he taught himself to read and write English. Dad honed his craft as an iron worker. He eventually […]

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hire a mom, working mom

Hey, Companies, Hire a Mom! You Won’t Regret It!

Hire a mom . . . you won’t regret it. I have worked as a stay-at-home mom, a full-time and part-time work-in-the-office mom, and a mom who telecommutes. I am most fulfilled working half the time in the office and half the time as a stay-at-home mom. For me, that was the perfect balance. My […]

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guide to smart shopping

Your Guide to Smart Shopping :: When to Buy What

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to save more and spend less, here are some ways to help you become a smart shopper. I consulted retail analyst and author of Black Market Billions and former Albuquerque resident, Hitha Herzog to make sure we were shopping smart. Apparently smart shopping means knowing the best […]

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too many toys | Albuquerque Moms Blog

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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Andrea Jacquin | Albuquerque Moms Blog

Albuquerque Moms Blog :: Introducing Andrea Jacquin

Hi I’m Andrea and I was born and raised in New Mexico. Albuquerque I love Albuquerque’s beautiful mountains, our gorgeous blue skies, and Balloon Fiesta! Yes, I’m a local who goes every year to Balloon Fiesta with my whole family. (I don’t even mind the traffic . . . it’s just part of the experience, […]

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