We all need friends who get us. But developing strong friendships during the season of motherhood is a task that even mothers of neurotypical children struggle with. When there are developmental issues (such as Autism) involved, having close, positive...
What I want my daughter to know about body image: she is strong and beautiful, no matter what. Kate Winslet once said in an interview, "As a child, I never heard one woman say to me, 'I love my body.'...
We have so many systems in the body, but out of all of them, the one we tend to focus on the least is the lymphatic system. If you’re focused on creating a healthy lifestyle, you’ll want to learn how...
October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month. On October 15, thousands of parents in the United States are invited to light a candle at 7 PM (in all time zones) to remember the precious babies lost during pregnancy...
My five-year-old recently asked me if I was having another baby. (I'm not.) Better he than a stranger or a friend, right?  I decided right then and there, it was time to get back to the gym. It was time to...
Grocery bills can add up when you are buying fresh fruit and vegetables that are not in season. It can get expensive because fruit and veggies that are not in season are outsourced from places that can grow them....
A quick Google search could give you plenty of information on why cardiovascular fitness is important: improved mood, sex, sleep. But if it’s not already part of your routine, getting started can feel impossible. If you’re like me, there are...
As a personal trainer and mom of a four-month-old, my workouts revolve around baby's nap time. I created a workout that targets all the major muscle groups. This routine utilizes the stairs in my home so it's convenient, quick and effective. It takes about...
Read Part 1 of Ashey's story here. My fitness coach, Jude, told me to eat more. I was worried about gaining even more weight now. But I had a new perspective. I was focusing on health now, not on weight....
The year that I turned 30, I had my third child. He was my second nine pounder. I was battling prenatal depression and I was HUGE! I had very low expectations for losing my baby weight once he was...
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It happened.  We just got back from travelling and I was partly unpacked.  I was simultaneously fixing my hair, putting makeup on, and entertaining my 19 month old.  She sat on the counter and happily took everything out of the...
There’s no rule book for how to parent and take care of your family in a global pandemic. As moms, it has always been easy to question ourselves. Is this normal behavior for my child/teen? Am I doing right...
The day-to-day demands of parenting can feel like running a marathon sometimes. Running around after little ones, being on-the-go from sun up till bedtime, and keeping up with other daily tasks (hello laundry & dishes!) can leave anyone feeling...
Here at Albuquerque Moms Blog, we care about your self-care! It’s so important as moms to make sure we are taking care of ourselves. Since it’s a brand new year, we want to get it started off right, by focusing on...

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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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