Ericka M

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Ericka is a very proud Momma to a boy and two girlies, ages 7, 5 and 2.5. She LOVES reading, writing, being a stay-at-home Mom and working as a massage therapist. She loves to binge on Netflix, is a major Harry Potter and Jane Austen nerd, and loves a nice healthy glass of wine. She also loves meeting and connecting with new friends, send a message to say hello!!
Interview with the author of "What to Expect When You're Expecting" - Part 1

Interview with Heidi Murkoff, Author of “What To Expect” Books – Part 3

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Heidi Murkoff is a world-renowned author of What To Expect When You're Expecting, collaborator on her book's movie of the same title (which is hilarious and amazing on MANY levels), and bringer-of-happiness across the...
Interview with the author of "What to Expect When You're Expecting" - Part 1

Interview with Heidi Murkoff, Author of “What To Expect” Books – Part 2

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Chances are, if you've had a baby, adopted a baby, been pregnant, or know someone who has done these things, or, taken a stroll through the bookstore, you know who Heidi Murkoff is. You...
Interview with the author of "What to Expect When You're Expecting" - Part 1

Interview with Heidi Murkoff, Author of “What To Expect” Books – Part 1

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There aren't many moms left these days who haven't read What To Expect When You're Expecting.  There are dozens of blockbuster hits that have snuck her book into their scenes, whether covertly, like a...

Say “No” To Comparison Parenting; You Are Good All On Your Own

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Comparison Parenting.  I have fallen prey to it a thousand times.  You compare your parenting style to other moms, teachers, or even your own mother and mother-in-law.  I fall into the pit of comparing...

The Mommy Rut–We All Fall Into It, But You Have The Power To Climb...

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If you are the proud owner of a child, even if that child is only one day old, you are entitled to a Mommy Rut.  We all go there, some of us are frequent...
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Thinx Period Underwear…Do They Work For Heavy Periods?

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So, Mother Nature gives us wonderful things: Babies, Beautiful Scenery, Weather.  But, she also gives us periods.  When she gave me mine, she gave me a period fit for 3 women. I've tried many things...
Albuquerque Moms Blog Traveling

Momcation: Taking a Vacation, Because You deserve It!

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I'm taking a Momcation.  Why?  Because I deserve to have a vacation for just me, to pamper myself with the one thing I don't get enough of while being a stay-at-home-mom: time.  Time to...
Jemez

Our Love For Jemez Springs and Fenton Lake

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School has only been out a few weeks, but if you’re like me, the pleas of “I’m bored,” are already driving you crazy. You need a vacation, and someplace new. Well, how about Jemez...
Albuquerque Moms Blog The Dreaded Playdate

The Dreaded Playdate

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The dreaded playdate.  I honestly have never liked them.  Maybe that makes me a bad mom, or a selfish mom, but I honestly dread them. I once got all excited about a playdate, back when...
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Mom-Dating: Is She Gonna Text Me?

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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...
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Grown In the Heart, Not Under It: Adopted

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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...
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Our Children’s Self-Image

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"Momma, can I have some lipstick?" This is the question I hear about 30 times a week.  How do I answer?  I mean really, how should I answer?  The way I answer will shape their...

New Girl in the Desert

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So, I’m new here.  I am not only a new Contributor on Albuquerque Mom’s Blog, but I’m new to Albuquerque, to New Mexico, to this side of the country…I’m new.  If I can help...