5 Things To Do In Albuquerque Before You Get Pregnant from Albuquerque Moms Blog

5 Things To Do in Albuquerque Before You Get Pregnant

If you’re an aspiring mom, you’ve no doubt seen eight million lists of things to do before you get pregnant: save money, spend time with your partner, take prenatals, sleep, go to Europe, etc. Great advice. But what are the things in Albuquerque to take advantage of before your lifestyle changes for baby? Here’s my top 5 for […]

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Parenting- My {non existent} self-parenting children. From Albuquerque Moms Blog

Parenting: delusions of {my non-existent} self-parenting children.

Do you want self-parenting kids?  You know, the ones that play happily for hours, don’t get into sibling squabbles, remember all instructions the first time, and are always respectful?  If I had children like this just think of all the non-child rearing activities I could complete! Oh, wait, your children don’t self-parent?  Neither do mine. This […]

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Hashimoto's: Diagnosis and Implications for Pregnancy from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Hashimoto’s: Diagnosis and Implications for Pregnancy

During my well-woman exam and IUD removal appointment my gynecologist felt a lump on my thyroid. One and a half months later I was sitting at the endocrinologist’s. He diagnosed me with Hashimoto’s. It wasn’t a fun month–not terrible, but not what I was expecting the first month we were trying to conceive. What Is It? Hashimoto’s is […]

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Green Chile has arrived in the 505

Green Chile has arrived in the 505

This is the time of year when you start to see New Mexicans getting giddy. Why? Green chile has arrived and the grocery stores and farmers markets have gotten out their big roasters. And nothing says fall in New Mexico than the smell of green chile roasting. Never heard of or tired green chile? Below is […]

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Mom-barrassment for Albuquerque Moms Blog


Don’t get me wrong. There have been plenty of occasions during my motherhood journey that a fellow mom has saved me from mom-barrassment. Like that one time another mother informed me that my son threw up in the shopping cart at Costco while I was checking out giant bags of shredded cheese. Or that other […]

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Finding a New Normal from Albuquerque Mom's Blog

Finding a New Normal

Finding a New Normal On August 11, 2016, I sent my eldest son to school for his first day of third grade. The send off wasn’t overly emotional since this was old hat for him (and if I’m being honest, me too). But it was still a pretty big milestone. The beginning of a new […]

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Birthday Traditions: Making the Memories Count Each Year - Albuquerque Moms Blog

Birthday Traditions :: Making the Memories Count Each Year

My daughter’s birthday is today. It has been exactly one year since she decided to rush into the world eighteen days early and in record time. So what do I have planned for my feisty, independent little girl? A beautiful Pinterest-worthy birthday party? Not exactly. Instead of big parties, we focus on birthday traditions. My parents […]

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5 Things to do for fall in Albuquerque from Albuquerque Mom's Blog

5 Things to Do in Albuquerque in the Fall

5 Things to do in Albuquerque in the Fall When I was in college one of my roommates had an intense love of fall. The kind of love that never stumbles or falters. The kind that leaves you anxiously waiting with bated breath for the leaves to change, the air to cool, and the pumpkins […]

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Confidence Albuquerque Moms Blog

Confidence Discovered: An Empowering Journey Through Motherhood

When I was pregnant with my daughter, my husband and I knew that our lives would soon change drastically. We prepared for the fact that we wouldn’t live as simply or spontaneously anymore. It was an equally thrilling and terrifying thought! Tiring, fun, frustrating, hilarious, scary, awesome – yes, raising young children is all of these things. This […]

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Labor Day 2016 From Albuquerque Moms blog

Labor Day 2016: Things to do in and around the ABQ

Happy Labor Day Weekend!!! I dont know what Labor Day means to you, but for me its my way of saying goodbye to summer and hello to fall.  Most will celebrate the contributions workers have made to our country. However, for me it means celebrating parents and our job. We work hard all year to raise our kids to be good citizens to our […]

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