Trust me. I am excited to have some down time after a lot of hustle and bustle during this Christmas season. But I also want to be careful that my kids don’t spend way too much time in front of screens while they are out of school during winter break. Sometimes I can err on […]
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Last weekend we hosted our first ever Breakfast with Santa event at the lovely NOAH’s Event Venue, and it was incredible! We overheard so many guests comment about how fancy the venue was. They were right! NOAH’s is just gorgeous, inside and out. The staff there was so helpful and accommodating, not to mention extremely […]
I write this now that I am living back in my hometown, and with a 6 month old baby in tow. While this means I am always surrounded by family, there was a time I lived away from loved ones and experienced holiday loneliness. This made the holidays so much harder, since there were times […]
We are blessed. Our family is super generous at Christmas time to our children. After years of saying, “No, it’s too much,” or “You don’t have to,” and “They really don’t need any more toys, ”I’ve discovered nobody listens. Does anyone else feel overwhelmed Christmas morning? Do you also have piles of new toys, clothes, […]
What is your favorite part of the holiday season? I’m what most people would call “Christmas Obsessed.” Christmas music begins playing in my house on November 1st. We play movies like Elf and Home Alone on repeat as soon as we put the Halloween movies away! It takes all of my self control to wait until Thanksgiving is over […]
This post is sponsored by all the wonderful, local small businesses that helped make this party one we won’t forget!Recently the Albuquerque Moms Blog team got together to celebrate the holidays with some of my favorite things. It’s so nice to see each other in person, since we often only get the chance to connect […]
Our Breakfast with Santa event is less than a week away, and we couldn’t be more excited! There are so many great reasons to attend, but we’ve narrowed it down to the top 5 reasons you should attend Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 9th. 5. Breakfast The thought of getting one morning off from […]
The holidays can be a tough time for those who are gluten-free, because a lot of extra holiday treats show up that are not always available gluten-free. It seems like I keep gaining more and more friends who are gluten-free or have some other dietary restriction, and I love finding gluten-free recipes that I […]
Christmas time is here! Time for decorating the house, hanging the lights, baking yummy treats, taking pictures for holiday cards, shopping for the perfect gifts, and getting into the spirit of Christmas. I enjoy all that goes into making holidays special, but this year I have an infant and a toddler to take care of. […]
As the holiday season approaches, I think back on my childhood. Holidays were always a crazy time of year, and yet it was also a very enjoyable time spent together. As I ponder deeper, I think about the previous kids I have taught and their parents confiding in me about the crazy the season is […]
This is a sponsored Holiday Gift Guide compiled of some gift suggestions we are excited to showcase for you. Every last one of these recommendations has the Albuquerque Moms Blog “stamp of approval,” and we personally solicited all companies for inclusion.
Does anyone really love taking their kids to the mall to meet Santa? No, thank you! But what about a magical morning with the big man in red himself complete with activities, food, and photos in a beautiful, comfortable space? Yes, please! Mark your calendars for Albuquerque Moms Blog’s first Breakfast with Santa at Noah’s Event […]
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