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Toddler Tantrums and the Terrible Threes

For the first two years of our son’s life, my husband and I enjoyed the easiest two years of parenthood I could reasonably imagine.  Little David was sweet, mellow, tenderhearted, healthy, and slept great. When he would start to throw a tantrum, we told him to go sit on his bed; he would emerge about sixty […]

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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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Soccer Mom in the Making :: Our Family’s Experience with Lil’ Kickers

The following post is part of a sponsored partnership with Lil’ Kickers. It is important to us that we partner with local businesses we feel bring value to our readers. All of the opinions expressed are our own.I’ll admit that I absolutely fit into the “soccer mom” demographic. I’m a stay-at-home mom, drive an SUV, […]

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Too Many Toys, Not Enough Spirit

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, […]

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The Power and Wisdom of the Older Woman

I’ve come to believe that there is some one missing from my life. That someone is a wiser, older woman. A woman who has raised her kids, but who can still remember the days of waking up in the middle of the night to feed an infant. The tired, lonely days of having a newborn. […]

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