Warning, not for the fainting or squeamish types . . . Nasty pictures of black widows included below . . . Proceed at your own risk, and don’t say I didn’t warn you! It’s that time of year again. And,...
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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 cancer called Chordoma. In 2015, I...
My friend simply recognized my anxiety when it reared its head. Here's what happened. Before this pandemic hit, a friend of mine asked if I wanted to join her to watch a show called "The Pump and Dump Show." I was...
As we are racing into the new school year keeping my kids healthy and focused so they can perform well academically is a priority of mine. From kindergarteners to college students, health and learning are specifically related to how...
The scariest moment of my life happened this summer. My child stopped breathing. The look of sheer panic on her face will forever be etched in my memory. Retracted breathing is very serious, and it's important to be educated...
Hi, my name is Vanessa. I'm a mother of three. And I have a productivity addiction. Even though it was nearly twelve years ago, I can remember my first day home alone with my oldest baby so clearly. My husband...
One of the best things about running is that it isn’t too hard to get the family involved. Even if you have little ones at home, you can still bring them along in a stroller and get a workout...
See part 1 of this story here. Developing a tumor in my spine threw a monkey wrench into my plans. Many of the things I had loved to do as a mom had gotten harder or impossible, at least for...
We each entered motherhood with ideas of what kind of mom we wanted to be. Did you dream of cooking wholesome, organic food for your children? Did you plan to always clean up at the end of the day?...
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...
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It’s been brewing for quite sometime, these “feeling overwhelmed” emotions, and it is getting worse. You see, I’m in the mental health profession. I’ve been training to be a therapist for a while. I’m very close to the end of...
This Is Me Kaela Settle, The Greatest Showman Ensemble “I am not a stranger to the dark Hide away, they say 'Cause we don't want your broken parts I've learned to be ashamed of all my scars Run away, they say ...

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Magic on the Mesa :: An Annual ABQ Mom Holiday Event

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ABQ Mom in partnership with Westway Homes is excited to announce our upcoming event to celebrate the holidays with Magic on the Mesa, an annual...

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