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Wine Mom Meme from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Why I’m Tired of All the Wine Mom Memes

First of all, this is not a judgment—I’ve sat on the sofa, trying to take deep breaths to calm my frustrations, doing the math to count the number of hours left until her bedtime, and taken mental inventory of the available alcohol in my fridge and pantry. This is a confession from one mom to […]

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Jo Anna Nevada Family: Albuquerque Moms Blog

Albuquerque Moms Blog :: Introducing Jo Anna Nevada

ALBUQUERQUE I moved from my grandmother’s cattle ranch outside Mountainair, New Mexico to Albuquerque when I was five years old. Living in the “big city” excited me at that age; the hundreds of cars, heat rising from the asphalt in wiggly vapor, and the ability to go the grocery store at will were all part […]

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Rejoice in the Mundane of Motherhood Albuquerque Moms Blog

Rejoice in Mundane Motherhood & Fight Off Discontentment

I’ve been struggling with discontentment lately-in all the things. I’ve found reasons to be unhappy with my community, my neighbors, my friends, my family, my husband, and myself. I’ve even been discontent about the weather, which is dumb. Because as all New Mexicans know, the weather can change in an instant.  I’m in a season […]

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Albuquerque Moms Blog :: Introducing Meg Cheshire

Hi there! My name is Meghan Cheshire, but I go by Meg. My last name is Cheshire, like the cat from Alice in Wonderland. ALBUQUERQUE Nobody told me moving to Albuquerque from Texas would mean green chile on everything, no more giant hair bows, and getting to wear flip-flops year-round. I moved here in the […]

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Types of Moms from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Different Types of Moms :: Which One Are You?

There are many types of moms and they deserve their own accolades. Here’s a few of my favorites: Welcome, super smoothie guzzling, yoga pants wearing, jogging stroller mom. You eat, breathe, and live fitness. I am in awe of your stamina and drive, especially with little ones underfoot. Your workout energizes you and relieves stress too. One […]

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Forgiveness from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Let Go of Your Mistakes :: Practicing Forgiveness

Occasionally, when my four-year-old makes a mistake, she’ll ask me if I still love her. “Of course I do- I will never not love you,” I reply! As much as it hurts me to know that she questions this, I totally understand the feeling. I often have a hard time with forgiveness, particularly for myself. […]

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