Because Kindness and Grace Heal I think we are all looking for kindness and a touch of grace in our lives right now. But what do grace and kindness even look like in this season?  In the midst of this pandemic,...
We're excited to announce a new series entitled Albuquerque Moms Up Close & Personal. In this series, we'll be spotlighting local moms. Today we'd like to introduce you to Elizabeth Kistin Keller, Ph.D. You may know her as First...
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Finding pockets of self-care in the middle of a pandemic doesn't have to be extravagant. Self-care is a phrase we moms hear constantly. Yet it still feels unattainable. But why? When I initially think of self-care, I immediately think of privilege....
When it came to preparing for motherhood, I researched all the best baby gear, listened to podcasts about preparing for labor, and even read a parenting book or two. But even with this deep dive, I missed the fact...
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. It's the perfect opportunity to share accurate information about human trafficking and what we can do to keep our families safe. If you're active on social media, you probably saw the heart-wrenching viral post...
If you missed the first post on this topic, "Making Adult Friends Is Hard," you can find it here. Making Adult Friends Is Not Easy Making adult friends is hard. In the time of COVID, even harder. I interviewed 10 different...
Like all businesses, 2020 required lots of pivoting from the ABQ Mom team. A year characterized by a global pandemic, long overdue racial reckoning, a monumental election, shutdowns, lockdowns, and so much more required us to rethink our content...
We're coming closer to the end of 2020 and I don't know about you, but I've been feeling drained. I've always heard about the importance of self-care and to be honest, it usually manifests itself in my life as...
It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Sitting alone in the car, waiting for my phone to ring so I can mask up and walk into the office alone. No excitement. No nervous chatter with my husband. Just silence, and...
I'm currently in school, working, taking care of my home, and caring for my children. I love being a mom, but mom life doesn't make me less motivated to achieve my goals. Maybe it even makes me more motivated! I...
I often struggle with finding the “right things” and the “right ways” to teach my child about life and living well. There are times that I am just too worn out from the week. Or we have a million...
Here's The Truth While I'd like to stand here and say I'm thriving daily and basking in the glory of the "present" with my toddler, the hard truth is some days I miss the old days of high school and...
I am proud to be a woman. But I'm not going to lie: it took me a long time to appreciate my womanhood. The single most influential event in my identity journey was . . . well, I'll share it later....

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Most kids love learning fun, interesting, and even gross facts about animals. My family and I love going to the zoo. Sometimes we pass...