The month of May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month is a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of...
Let me preface this post by saying that I am THE LEAST artistic person EVER. I don't craft. I can't draw. And I'm color blind so that definitely doesn't help either. However, thanks mostly to Pinterest, I have managed...
Bloom Virtual Event | June 27th, 2021 Bloom, a celebration of motherhood, is back, hosted by the ABQ Mom for the 5th time! This year's event will be a VIRTUAL event free to everyone. Disclosure:: Our Bloom Event for New and...
I came to the US 12 years ago after living in Mexico my whole life. Also, 12 years ago was the first time I celebrated Cinco de Mayo. I was so confused when I discovered how celebrated this holiday is...
“The audacity of a child’s demands for love are only matched by the ridiculous depths of the love their parent’s have for them” -Bunmi Laditan Easter Sunday has come and gone and my favorite and least favorite holiday approaches, Mother’s...
For some people, puzzles are fun . . . a “mystery” to be revealed by careful investigation. Some lean towards engineering, some sports, art, communications, science . . . you get my point. We are all different from birth...
Last year, I was chatting with a friend after Mother's Day. Our conversation went a bit like this: How was your Mother's Day? It was fine . . . Yeah, it was okay. We were working on a home improvement project...
Let’s Eat at Food Trucks! In January I wrote about Five Albuquerque Food Trucks. I readily admit that the weather got cold, and life kind of took over, but I am finally back out there trying some food trucks! Social...
I am jealous of my daughter. Yes, you read that right. I am jealous of my daughter, but not in a way you would think. See my daughter just turned ten and is now entering a whole new phase. Just...
I'm breastfeeding as I write this. Yes, I am breastfeeding my cranky 13-month-old for two reasons. She settles down and I have a moment to collect my thoughts. It's a win-win! March 20, 2016 is the first day I nursed my baby. She was...
May is National Foster Care Month. Welcome guest blogger Angela, a current foster mom. My stomach is in knots as I open the door for the social worker. A bigger than necessary smile plastered on my face.  All the kids’...
Reward your kids for a job well done . . . With something other than food! So many of my clients say that their bad habits with eating started when they were young.  Their parents started with food as a reward...
Motherhood is not an easy undertaking. Long days can turn into long nights. The to-do list never seems to get done. Many times there are no thank-you's for the things we do. Mommy wars, internet trolls, and even our...
When I was pregnant with our son, David, I had a lot of people stop and wish me congratulations on that first Mothers day. Only, what most people didn't realize was that it wasn't my first Mothers day -...

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Bloom Virtual Event | June 27th, 2021 Bloom, a celebration of motherhood, is back, hosted by the ABQ Mom for the 5th time! This year's...