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An Interview with Author Sarah Mackenzie (Part One)

Reading with our kids may be even better for them than we all realized, according to Sarah Mackenzie. Ms. Mackenzie runs the wildly popular Read-Aloud Revival podcast. Recently she spoke with me on the phone about her new book, The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids, which comes out on March […]

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Valentine’s Day :: In Sickness and in Health

Valentine’s Day approaches, fellow Albuquerque moms. The aisles at the grocery glow pink and red, bursting with chocolates and stuffed animals. Commercials show couples having romantic meals and walks, giving and receiving jewelry. Even a mom and dad deep in the trenches of parenting may hire a babysitter for a kid-free night.  Just one problem. […]

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Budget-savers at the Library :: Save Money for Your Family

Want to save some money for your family? Take advantage of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County’s Public Library! Electronic Collection at the Library My favorite resource is the electronic collection.  You can check out your book, audiobook, or movie without leaving the house! Let’s consider just how fantastic that is. Need the next audiobook in a […]

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Need a Relaxing Brain Massage?

Moms need to relax more than just our bodies.  After we have reminded kids about chores, heard complaints, measured medicine, and mediated between feuding siblings, sometimes we have no mental or emotional energy left. The narrator in the television show Curious George described feeding ducks as “a relaxing brain massage.” Here are some of the things I do […]

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