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To the mother who is hurting on Mother's Day

For the Mother Who Is Hurting on Mother’s Day

My husband and I went through the loss (miscarriage) of our first baby at just five weeks. Afterwards, I knew I was different. Research shows that pregnancy changes a woman’s brain. My desire to nurture was intensified. My longing to have a baby increased exponentially. I felt I looked at children differently. Still – I […]

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Hey, Companies, Hire a Mom! You Won’t Regret It!

Hire a mom . . . you won’t regret it. I have worked as a stay-at-home mom, a full-time and part-time work-in-the-office mom, and a mom who telecommutes. I am most fulfilled working half the time in the office and half the time as a stay-at-home mom. For me, that was the perfect balance. My […]

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Working Through My Working-Mom Guilt

I have two full-time jobs: my job outside of home and being a Mommy. I am a working mom. And I have been dealing with working-mom guilt for the past few weeks. I went back to work when my son was three months old. After experiencing motherhood as a first time mom, it felt so […]

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To the Brave Mom I Encountered In the Grocery Store

To the brave mom I encountered in the grocery store: I’m still thinking about what happened, even though several weeks have passed. I wish that I had said or done something–ANYTHING–while I had the chance. You see, I was shopping alongside you that quiet Sunday afternoon. I didn’t have my kids with me. They were […]

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Closed Doors :: An Open Opportunity

Many years ago, as a stay-at-home young mom of three, I moved into a new neighborhood.  I was anxious to get to know my new street mates, but in one case, it didn’t come as easily as I had hoped. My new neighbor across the street would arrive home, pull into her garage and close […]

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Join Our Team :: Albuquerque Area Writers Wanted

We are expanding our team of writers! We’re looking for local (Albuquerque area) moms who are passionate about our community and have some encouragement, tips, stories, humor, crafts, recipes, lifestyle content, and/or practical experiences to share with other moms. If you feel like a voice is missing from our blog, maybe it’s yours! We want to […]

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Bloom :: A Night for New and Expectant Moms

We are thrilled to announce our Bloom event for new and expecting moms on May 1st at Hotel Parq Central. This event will be for new and expecting moms (dads, grandparents and aunties are welcome, too!) in Albuquerque. There will be encouraging speakers, appetizers, great giveaways (no really, we’ll be giving away some amazing products!), […]

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Waxing the City Mom’s Night Out :: Recap

We had a blast on Monday evening with many of you ladies and some of the amazing staff from Waxing the City. What a fun evening!  All of our attendees got either a brow wax, brow tint, or lip wax. Everyone got a brow fill and a little make-up lesson. We enjoyed delicious treats and […]

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