Did you know that April is National Autism Awareness Month? According to the Autism Society's website, Autism is ever present in our society today. Over 3.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder. Autism is known to be...
That’s right! I am (finally) pregnant and will leave behind #aspiringmom in July for #actualmom! It was the longest four months of my life and while I know that is less than a drop in the bucket for some,...
If you’re trying to live a healthy lifestyle, you probably know to stay away from sugar. In fact, cutting refined sugar from your diet can result in faster weight loss, not to mention better skin and improved sleep quality....
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...
The FDA has recently approved the first drug to specifically treat postpartum depression. While this new medication may be a welcome relief to mothers in thick of postpartum depression, it's always a good idea to be wary of a...
I recently had an enlightening Q&A with Kim Racette of Angel Touch Doula. She answered some of my #AspiringMom questions about everything from tearing to surviving postpartum (Read that post here). One question I had was about ingesting the...
I haven’t shaved my legs in three weeks. Yep, it’s winter and I’m hibernating. I know it’s not that big of a deal. But when I changed out of my “around the house leggings” to my slightly less comfortable,...
Skinny. That's the word that comes to mind when I see this pic. I never had to work on being thin . . . I just was. Even after four pregnancies, I pretty much stayed at a weight I liked....
Moms need to relax more than just our bodies.  After we have reminded kids about chores, heard complaints, measured medicine, and mediated between feuding siblings, sometimes we have no mental or emotional energy left. The narrator in the television show Curious...
ABQ Mom contributor Dawn Delfín has a PhD in pharmaceutical sciences. She has 20 years of experience in her field, and her research focused on how to discover and analyze new treatments for various diseases. Since March 2020, I have...
It all started when I was a kid. My dad was an alcoholic. His family tradition was passed down from generations, and he kept it going strong. As a child, I wasn’t truly aware of the severity or consequences. I remember...
Scoliosis ABQ is a physical therapy practice dedicated to the treatment of scoliosis. The owners of the practice, Dr. Susan Halbig and Dr. Karen Pettine, both physical therapists and moms, opened the doors in February 2019. As of April,...
You’ve created a Pinterest board. You’ve daydreamed about snuggling your baby and kissing its little melon head. You wander through the baby aisle at Target on your way to…wherever (we both know you weren’t really heading to electronics). You’re...
The Battle Begins It all started in high school when she started worrying about her weight. She was involved in many activities including basketball and track, as well as other extracurricular activities. She also tried to be active during the...

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For so many, the start of winter means gathering with friends and family, indulging in our favorite foods, and seemingly endless holiday fun. Read...