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Foster Care in New Mexico {Real Kids with Real Needs}

May is National Foster Care Month and tears are welling in my eyes as I think of the many, many children in the foster care system.  I am eternally grateful for the dear women (and men!) I know who daily sacrifice themselves for their foster babies.  Over and over I hear there is nothing as hard […]

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Why I’m Staying Home on Take Your Daughter to Work Day

The Facts  A lot of you are probably excited for Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day. This year, it comes up on April 27th! In 1992, the Ms. Foundation for Women created this holiday to promote self-esteem and go-get-em attitudes for little girls everywhere. For years now, it’s been changed from Bring Your Daughters […]

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Redeeming Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. I love the colors and I love that there is absolutely no pressure to have all the family over for a big meal. And even if we don’t always get to go on a date, it’s a nice excuse to hang out with my best friend.   […]

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Valentine’s Day Cupcakes for Two

Foodie Blogger, Destiny Hobbs, has whipped up a delicious Valentine’s Cupcake recipe for our mommas. How awesome is that? Thanks, Destiny!! And after you read this yummy treat, check  out Moments in the Kitchen. And be prepared to get your shopping on as you discover mouthwatering recipes that will keep any tummy feeling the love!    — […]

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Building a Culture of Love Part 1

Creating a Culture of Love in Your Home; Part 1

Do you ever feel insignificant as a mother? Does it sometimes seem like all you’re good for is cleaning up messes and finding lost toys? Well, I do. On my good days, I realize how big and glorious my calling as a mom is. I enjoy creating and nurturing our family’s culture. But on the […]

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Confessions of an Over-Emotional Mom Albuquerque Moms Blog

Confessions of an Over-Emotional Mom

I’ve become embarrassingly emotional in my old age (the ripe old age of 32…) Like, it’s really bad. I find myself on the verge of happy, dreamy, blissful tears, frustrated tears, rage-filled meltdown-induced tears and laugh-out-loud tears multiple times a day. It is a legit emotional roller coaster up in here. And my kids are totally […]

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MUNDANE MOMENTS | Albuquerque Moms Blog

Making the Most of the Mundane Life Moments

I recall daydreaming of different adventures I would take throughout my life.  When I was young, I thought adulthood encapsulated the most exciting part of life, and I couldn’t wait to grow up.  Part of my 20’s was characterized by this lavish idea of adventure as I traveled the world after college.  I turned 30 […]

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Parenting Parents Albuquerque Moms Blog

Parenting Parents: The life of many children

I cant help but have tears in my eyes as I write this. Today I am not talking about me parenting my kids. Today I am talking about me parenting a parent. My mom. It’s not like one would think,  when they are in their late 80’s early 90’s, and having the normal aging. Or […]

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When Breastfeeding Sucks; No Pun Intended

I sighed as I breastfeed my first born at 4am, while staring at my husband who was sound asleep next to me. Breastfeeding Sucks!! I yelled as I blind punched him in the face. I don’t know if it was the exhaustion, the fact that I was responsible for all the feedings, or the pure unfairness of […]

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Albuquerque Moms Blog Contributor Party

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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Ladies Night Albuquerque Moms Blog

Ladies’ Night – Five Fun Ideas

Metro-Area Ladies’ Night Ideas for Busy and Tired Moms How many of you moms remember Ladies’ Night with the girls?  Dinner, drinks, dancing, laughter.  Wasn’t it magical? Sporting the latest fashions and trendy make-up. Sharing piles of appetizers, fattening desserts, work gossip, and tawdry secrets. Throwing back rounds of margaritas, low-carb beer, and 1/2-price Jaeger […]

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Don’t Quit, Mom Fitness

I already know what it feels like to quit. What would happen if I don’t quit? About a year ago, my kids kept asking me if I had another baby in my tummy. With a 6 month old and two goofy 3 and 4 year olds, I struggled to keep up, and my weight was the […]

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