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Author Archive | Colleen Perry

asian chicken lettuce wraps, easy, Albuquerque Moms Blog

The EASIEST, Healthy Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I am always searching for quick, simple, and healthy meals for my family. Chicken lettuce wraps were always something I wanted to make, but I could never find a reasonable recipe. This one is awesome because you literally chop everything in a food processor, cook it in one pan, and it’s done. The ingredients are […]

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The (Hunting) Season's Upon Us for Albuquerque Moms Blog

The (Hunting) Season Is Upon Us!

As I write this, it is the beginning of August, which in our house means one thing: it’s almost hunting season. Yes, the tags may not be good until September first, but the preparation is in full swing. My husband has been spending the weekends in his elk unit since mid-July, seeing more of his […]

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world breastfeeding week, Lovelace, Albuquerque Moms Blog

Breastfeeding Challenge

We’re continuing our celebration of World Breastfeeding Week 2019 The theme for this year is “Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding.” Thanks to Lovelace Health System for sponsoring this World Breastfeeding Week Editorial Series.  When I began breastfeeding my first child, I was completely unprepared for the crazy things that would happen along the way. With the […]

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Today I Cried in the Shower

Today I cried in the shower. I’m talking ugly, sobbing, let it all out crying. It was like a huge wave hit me, and I just stood there and felt it wash over me until it passed.  I don’t know what triggered it. Maybe it was exhaustion. The baby is now sleeping just long enough […]

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cloth diapering, aBQ Moms

The Top 10 Reasons I LOVE Cloth Diapering

Cloth diapering was something I always wanted to do. My siblings and I wore cloth when we were babies, and one of my best friends was using cloth on her kids when I was pregnant with my first child. So I had great resources. I think many parents consider using cloth, but become overwhelmed by […]

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