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in sickness and in health

Valentine’s Day :: In Sickness and in Health

Valentine’s Day approaches, fellow Albuquerque moms. The aisles at the grocery glow pink and red, bursting with chocolates and stuffed animals. Commercials show couples having romantic meals and walks, giving and receiving jewelry. Even a mom and dad deep in the trenches of parenting may hire a babysitter for a kid-free night.  Just one problem. […]

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I Tried Whole30 and Here’s What Happened

I completed the Whole30 program after having my second baby. I was eager to wear my pre-pregnancy clothes and feel like myself again. Whole30 sounded like the plan I needed to reset my body and mind.  At the conclusion of my first round (30 days), I continued eating healthy, whole foods for several more weeks […]

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Three Favorite Family Recipes

Chocolate Chip Cookies One weekend in college, a friend of mine returned after spending a few days at home. He brought with him some of the most delicious cookies that his mom had baked.  He shared some with me, and I immediately asked for the recipe.  I made some tweaks to it, and ended up with a […]

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Need a Relaxing Brain Massage?

Moms need to relax more than just our bodies.  After we have reminded kids about chores, heard complaints, measured medicine, and mediated between feuding siblings, sometimes we have no mental or emotional energy left. The narrator in the television show Curious George described feeding ducks as “a relaxing brain massage.” Here are some of the things I do […]

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Tips for lunch time Burnout from Albuquerque Mom's Blog

Tips for Lunch Time Burnout

Lunch time burnout is real, and I totally get it.  It’s hard to believe, but school will be out in less then two months. After surviving the excitement of back to school, the full days of fall, the holidays and the not-so-winter months, I’m definitely ready for summer. I’m sure my kids are too.  In […]

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