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Fun Family Camping on a Budget (Checklist Included!)

Last summer, my husband and I took our kids camping for the first time. We had been on a few camping trips of our own before kids came into the picture, but camping with a 2-year-old and a five-year-old was completely uncharted territory. Lucky for us, we went with a group of friends who were […]

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To the Brave Mom I Encountered In the Grocery Store

To the brave mom I encountered in the grocery store: I’m still thinking about what happened, even though several weeks have passed. I wish that I had said or done something–ANYTHING–while I had the chance. You see, I was shopping alongside you that quiet Sunday afternoon. I didn’t have my kids with me. They were […]

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Change on the Horizon :: A New Season in Motherhood

A couple of days into the new year, it hit me like a ton of bricks. 2018 is going to be a big year for our little family. My 5-year-old daughter will start kindergarten this fall, and my 2.5-year-old (who turns 3 this summer) will start his first year in preschool. Change is on the […]

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Top 5 Albuquerque Fall Playdate Ideas

I’m just going to assume that if you’ve lived in Albuquerque for any length of time, you’ve chosen your favorite season here in the 505. And we all know what every Burqueno’s favorite season is: FALL! I mean, how could you not love fall in Albuquerque? The smell of green chile and the sight of […]

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Community Inclusion for Families Living With Autism

Did you know that April is National Autism Awareness Month? According to the Autism Society’s website, Autism is ever present in our society today. Over 3.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder. Autism is known to be the fastest growing developmental disability. Its prevalence in U.S. children has increased 119.4 percent from the […]

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