Jess Knipprath

Jess has been married to her best friend, Brock, for 9 years. They are parents to three little gentlemen. After brief stints in public relations, piano teaching, and hair dressing, she knows the best job she’s ever held comes with the title, “Mama.” She likes coffee, reading, and drinking coffee while reading. She thanks God everyday for the privilege of being a mom in Albuquerque.
Snack-straction: Protein-Packed Snacks to Keep Kids Full

Snack-straction: Protein-Packed Snacks to Keep Kids Full

We have all been there. It’s a warm and beautiful day. You have offered your offspring endless fun activities . . . outside play, creative crafts. Maybe you caved and pulled out the iPads...
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Birth Stories :: Happily C-Sectioned After

My firstborn came into the world the old-fashioned way and my second baby was born via C-section. I had a choice with my next little guy. . . a VBAC (vaginal birth after Cesarean) or...
Toy Cleanup Game Changer :: The Sunday Box from Albuquerque Moms Blog

Toy Cleanup Game Changer :: The Sunday Box

After your little ones go to bed at night, what do you do? Enjoy a book while sipping some hot tea? Settle down for a mini-binge of the newest Netflix show? Or do you...
No Dishwasher, No Problem :: The Handwasher's Tale from Albuquerque Moms Blog

No Dishwasher, No Problem :: The Handwasher’s Tale

The house we bought last year was built in the 1960’s. The adorable kitchen boasts original cabinets and the original layout. It has freshly painted yellow and green walls and all new appliances. The...
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Everything is Figureoutable :: A Mom Motto for the New Year

When I reflect on the past year, I remember spending a lot of it worked up- over everything. Our 2018 was about adjusting to a new baby, moving, and welcoming good changes with my husband’s...
Mom Must Haves for the Holiday Season from Albuquerque Moms Blog

3 Mom Must-Haves for the Holiday Season

The weather has cooled. Festive music is on the radio and in the stores. Hot coffees, teas, and cocoa have become a dietary staple. The to-do list grows by the day.  The holidays are here! We...
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The $600 Cold :: Why It’s Important to Stay Home If You’re Sick

Autumn in New Mexico is beautiful. It brings chile roasting, perfect temperatures, and pumpkin-flavored everything! It also brings something a little more anxiety provoking. . . cold and flu season. With fall in full...
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What No One Tells You About Miscarriage

My hands nervously fidgeted with my purse as I sat in the waiting room. I hoped against hope that my intuition was wrong this time. They called us to the ultrasound room- the same one...
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Why This Breastfeeding Mom Won’t Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

It’s World Breastfeeding Week! A week of celebrating breastfeeding. Public “Latch On” events (where nursing moms meet to latch their babies at the same time), “brelfies” (breastfeeding selfies), and social media hype abound! In...
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Albuquerque Moms Blog :: Introducing Jess Knipprath

Albuquerque Albuquerque has been my home all my life. This charming city is full of kind and caring people. I loved growing up here and I love raising my family here. We also recently brought...