Author Archive | Colleen Perry

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Four Easy DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Let me preface this post by saying that I am THE LEAST artistic person EVER. I don’t craft. I can’t draw. And I’m color blind so that definitely doesn’t help either. However, thanks mostly to Pinterest, I have managed to come up with some easy crafts that are perfect gifts for Mother’s Day and other […]

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My Go-To Weeknight Slow Cooker Meal

A few years ago I was perusing Pinterest for healthy slow cooker meals and stumbled upon this chicken recipe, which has become my go-to when I don’t know what to cook for dinner or don’t have time to cook. I make sure I always have at least the majority of the ingredients on hand so […]

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Mom Shaming Ourselves

Something hit me a couple weeks ago as I was lying in bed thinking about my day before I went to sleep. I was focusing on only the bad things that I had done or had happened. Like how many times my daughter cried. Or how often I got frustrated and had to take a […]

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A Weaning Success Story

We FINALLY did it!!!!! The most emotionally challenging part of parenting so far. We were successful in weaning our daughter. And it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be, which made it even harder for me. I am proud to say that I breastfed my daughter for 15 months. Our journey had its […]

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Dogs and Babies

Since June is child safety month, I though I would share some tips for dog owners about sharing a home with dogs and children. This first installment pertains to pregnant families preparing for baby and families with infants who aren’t crawling or walking yet. The next installment will pertain to families with kids on the […]

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Everyday Miracles {Birth Stories} :: Hypnobirthing and a C-Section

I have always wanted to be a mom. But I was terrified of actually giving birth. When I found out I was pregnant, I was fortunate to work with several women who had amazing, empowered, natural births. And I soon became determined to have a similar experience. After an incredible hypnobirthing class, lots of internet […]

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Albuquerque Moms Blog :: Introducing Colleen

Albuquerque I moved to Albuquerque 7 years ago from Massachusetts. The move was essentially random. I came with a friend whose job had transferred her here. I was planning to continue on to the west coast. Well, then I met my husband, and here we are in the “Land of Entrapment” as they say. Living […]

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