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Poison Control Hotline

It happened.  We just got back from travelling and I was partly unpacked.  I was simultaneously fixing my hair, putting makeup on, and entertaining my 19 month old.  She sat on the counter and happily took everything out of the toiletries bag and then put it back in.  Out again, in again.  I knew the counter […]

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Water Park: 411 on ABQ’s Hotel Cascada

Hotel Cascada boasts New Mexico’s one and only indoor water park. Until I had the opportunity to experience it with my family, it had always been surrounded by mystery amongst my mommy peers and I. We wondered: Do you have to stay there to play there? Is it expensive and will my preschool aged children enjoy it? […]

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Mom-Dating: Is She Gonna Text Me?

Mom-Dating.  It’s kinda scary and makes me feel all inadequate and pathetic. If I’m not momming, usually I’m nose-deep in a book, or in a trance in front of a Netflix show.  It’s most often a show from the 90’s that either I was obsessed with in the 90’s, or missed the bus for and […]

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Food Trucks:Finding Them in the 505

Foods trucks are rad. No, seriously. They are super convenient, usually super yummy, fast and affordable. I may or may not have a love affair with food trucks (Who am I kidding? I totally have a love affair with food trucks). Over the last few years, food trucks in Albuquerque have really stepped up their […]

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Albuquerque Moms Blog Team: Inaugural Celebration

A few weeks ago our Albuquerque Moms Blog Team celebrated each other. We honored one another. We celebrated our hard work. We celebrated being moms.  These moms work hard to bring their thoughts, opinions and encouragement into words for our local moms to read and connect to.  They are allowing themselves to be vulnerable. It’s a […]

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Moms Just Do

“How do you do it?”  I’m sure we’ve all heard this question from time to time. Well, moms just do! Usually when asked, “how do you do it,” I give a smile and a friendly laugh and then walk away and continue on with my business.  I had never even thought of giving an actual answer, […]

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Clean House – 3 tips to Help!

It’s spring time, and many people are starting to get the cleaning bug.  I have to preface this post with the fact that my house is NOT the cleanest.  However, I think everyone is happier with a clean house, so I do try. When we first moved to Albuquerque the demands of keeping a clean […]

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Grown In the Heart, Not Under It: Adopted

So, I’ve known my whole life that I was adopted.  I was never sat down, as you see in Lifetime movies, and had a bomb dropped on me about being adopted.  I never looked at pictures of family and wondered if everyone was keeping a giant secret from me.  I was sat down, probably before […]

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Vegetables for the Picky Palate

Vegetables used to scare me.  No wonder they scare my three year old.  I do not recall eating many vegetables when I was growing up, and usually if I did, I tried to mask them with a condiment of some sort.  Maybe my mom hid them in the middle of meals like lasagna.  They were […]

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Cascarón Eggs: Southwest Easter Tradition

A popular Easter tradition in the southwest is making confetti or Cascarón Eggs. They are fun to make and even better to break, showering the recipient head to toe with confetti. You can buy these eggs in stores now, but if you are interested in making them, here are a few helpful steps and tips: […]

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Easter Traditions for the Family

Easter is easily one of my favorite holidays in the year.  Our family celebrates Jesus’ resurrection, the beginning of spring, and the world around us changing into a canvas of pastels as everything wakes up from the winter.  Easter is a time of new freshness as the cold and dead of winter gives way to […]

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Presbyterian Doula Program

Yesterday, I shared the what, who and why of hiring a doula for labor and birth. After a wonderful experience working with a private doula for my son’s birth, finding and hiring a doula in Albuquerque was a top priority during my second pregnancy. My husband and I eventually chose the Presbyterian Doula Program. We […]

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Doula: A Woman Who Serves - Albuquerque Moms Blog

Doula: A Woman Who Serves

Today is World Doula Day, a day to recognize and share the benefits of birth and postpartum doulas. Doula, derived from an ancient Greek word, means a woman who serves. You may have wondered what a doula is or what role they serve in the birthing process. What is a Doula? A doula is what […]

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