Roslynn Gallegos

Roslynn Gallegos
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Roslynn is a full-time mother of an absolutely beautiful daughter, Elizah (2009). She is a cancer survivor and is grateful for every moment she spends with her mini-me. Roslynn loves not only her family but her career. She is a licensed Clinical Social Worker at the New Mexico Dream Center and provides services to at-risk youth. She is an advocate for victims of human trafficking and women who have been exploited by the sex industry. Roslynn hopes that she and her daughter will someday bear witness to the end of modern-day slavery.
Our Schools Need Us To Listen

Our Schools Need Us To Listen

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Schools Are Communities When I was growing up, I remember being reminded, many times, that we have two ears and one mouth for a reason. My family taught me to choose my words carefully. I...
What 2020 Could Not Take From Women

What 2020 Could Not Take From Women

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When I look back on my year, I see all of the same things you see. There was heartbreak. Many of our fellow mamas went without. Our kids, our new babies, and our teens...
Where & Why My Daughter and I Volunteer Together

Where & Why My Daughter and I Volunteer Together

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I have been a social worker for almost nine years now. I have worked many jobs and have experienced some amazing things during my short career. It has been an honor to look back...
it takes a village, love for single moms

It Takes a Village: Love For My Single Moms

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I often struggle with finding the “right things” and the “right ways” to teach my child about life and living well. There are times that I am just too worn out from the week....
childhood cancer awareness month, ABQ Mom

One In A Million, Conner’s Story: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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“You are one in a million." When I read those words, they don’t make me think of the lottery. When I hear the words, “one in a million," I think of a rare form of...
The Shocking Ways the Pandemic Has Changed School Social Work, ABQ Mom

The Shocking Ways the Pandemic Has Changed School Social Work

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I love my job as a social worker. I have been a social worker since I graduated in 2012 with my bachelor’s degree. In 2014, I graduated with my master’s degree. Recently in 2018 I...
Roslynn Gallegos, ABQ Mom

Introducing New ABQ Mom Contributor Roslynn Gallegos

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When I was little, my grandmother had this pink box. Inside were hats that she used to wear in the '40s and ’50s. I loved that box of hats. Getting to try them on...