My husband and I went through the loss (miscarriage) of our first baby at just five weeks. Afterward, I knew I was different. Research shows that pregnancy changes a woman's brain. My desire to nurture was intensified. My longing...
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...
I'm sharing pictures of my mom and me in honor of Mother's Day. I know what you're thinking: "Cute! I see where she gets her good looks from." Okay, probably not that. Maybe something more along the lines of: "They...
Environmentalism was not something always at the forefront of my mind, but since becoming a mom I can't help but think about how we can all do more to reduce our footprint to make sure this Earth is still...
Origin of El Día del Niño It is no surprise that the Mexican culture loves any excuse to celebrate. “El Día del Niño” or “Day of the Child” is a celebration that originated in Mexico and dates back to 1925....
Easter baskets are a beloved tradition for many families. Children everywhere look forward to the goodies left by our favorite bunny. Premade store-bought baskets are readily available. However, these baskets are usually filled with easily breakable toys and very...
Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays. When I was younger my parents would hide our Easter baskets around the house and we would have to hunt for them. I can remember being so upset one year...
St. Patrick's Day in Ireland In honor of St. Patrick's Day, I thought it would be fun to share some things about celebrating this holiday in its country of origin. My family and I lived in Ireland from January 2014...
A popular Easter tradition in the southwest is making confetti or Cascarón Eggs. They are fun to make and even better to break, showering the recipient head to toe with confetti. You can buy Cascarón Eggs in stores now, but if...
Valentine’s Day is approaching, and love is in the air! Join us every day this week as we post an editorial series of blog posts all about the topics of relationships, romance, and Valentine’s Day fun. Valentine's Day was delightful...
Every February 13, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at home, and we just come and kick it, breakfast-style. Ladies celebrating ladies. It’s like Lilith Fair, minus the angst. Plus frittatas.  -Leslie Knope If you are...
Do you give your children Valentine's Day gifts? We were chatting as a team and realized that most of us do like to give our kiddos Valentine's Day gifts whether that be a special treat or a small trinket....
Korean Lunar New Year or Seollal is on February 1. Learn all about this holiday below, and make sure to check out the traditional recipe too. Korean Lunar New Year vs Chinese New Year The Korean Lunar New Year is different...
I love New Year's resolution planning. Like, loooove it. Even as a kid I would sit down with my parents and make my list of goals and hopes for the new year. Back then, my New Year's resolutions mostly included...

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Guide to Homeschool Resources in Albuquerque

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Homeschooling is a growing option for families as a choice for education along with public, private, and charter schools. Here in Albuquerque, homeschool resources...