As you know by now, New Mexico has cracked down on COVID-19 prevention. Albuquerque Public Schools are closed for three weeks, public events are cancelled, and the state has banned gatherings of more than 10 people. We are urged to stay home as much as possible and avoid places with lots of people. For many […]
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Depression doesn’t have a face. My name is Margo, and I have high-functioning depression and anxiety. What does high-functioning depression and anxiety mean? It means that everyday, I function. It means I still get out of bed in the morning, even when I am unbelievably down. Instead of staying in bed and not showering/ shutting […]
What I want my daughter to know about body image: she is strong and beautiful, no matter what. Kate Winslet once said in an interview, “As a child, I never heard one woman say to me, ‘I love my body.’ Not my mother, my elder sister, my best friend. No one woman has ever said, […]
I haven’t shaved my legs in three weeks. Yep, it’s winter and I’m hibernating. I know it’s not that big of a deal. But when I changed out of my “around the house leggings” to my slightly less comfortable, but much nicer “going out leggings,” I definitely noticed my forgotten legs. Yeah, I should probably […]
Sick and tired of being sick and tired? We are smack dab in the middle of cold and flu season. So what’s a mom to do to keep herself and her kiddos healthy? Try the following four nutrition tips to increase immunity in your home. 1. Improve Your Gut Health to Increase Immunity Eat more […]
Everyone is talking about their New Year’s Resolutions. While my friends are planning to “lose 20 pounds” or “run a marathon,” I am announcing that “I have absolutely no diet or fitness goals!” I bristle at the mere thought of a resolution to lose weight, diet, or exercise more. I don’t have a good track […]
Habits are hard to change, especially nutrition habits. Food is so important in our lives! We eat multiple times a day and there are many decisions involving food. We often do many of the wrong things when trying to change our nutrition habits. Here are the top 5 Nutrition Habits you should avoid this year. […]
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This post is sponsored by barre3 Albuquerque. We at Albuquerque Moms Blog choose to work with businesses we feel bring value to our readers. If someone would have told me that mothering is an extreme sport before I had children, I would have brushed it off as an exaggeration. However, that’s the exact thought that […]
Everything seemed to happen at once. Most of our community of friends moved away due to job changes. People I saw on a regular basis suddenly weren’t there anymore. Our relationship with our best friends broke down. My husband was in school, working and studying long hours. It put a strain on our marriage. We […]
If you’re a dog owner, you’ve seen news stories and countless social media posts regarding the recently discovered link between grain-free diets and heart disease in dogs. You’ve also probably wondered what you should believe and if this is something that could affect your own dogs. To help give us all some clarity on this […]
The holidays are around the corner and we all know what that means . . . bags of Halloween candy, pumpkin pies, sweet potato casserole, and all of those warm chocolate chip cookies (for Santa, of course). Unfortunately, all of those yummy treats are NOT calorie friendly and can result in some pesky pounds. It […]
My friend Lori was posted up at home, fresh out of surgery on a broken ankle, when she discovered a lump in her breast. Nine months later, she succumbed to the breast cancer that had since taken over the rest of her body. When she passed, I swore I’d do monthly breast self-exams. That was […]