The end of a school year has a tendency to stir up so many emotions. As with childhood, time goes far too quickly. I find myself saying I'll remember to mark these memories tomorrow or next week. But far...
March 6th was magical. It was a night of glam, excitement, people, music, and talent. My friends and I laughed, hugged, posed provocatively with a statue, and thoroughly enjoyed our last night out on the town. What a way to...
I am jealous of my daughter. Yes, you read that right. I am jealous of my daughter, but not in a way you would think. See my daughter just turned ten and is now entering a whole new phase. Just...
The ABQ Mom team is growing! We are looking to add diverse, local voices who are passionate about our city and interested in sharing their stories. This is a volunteer position, but there are some really fun perks to...
   Disclaimer: I cannot claim to be an expert on thriving as a mom. I know there are situations and circumstances that would make parenting littles significantly harder than it was (is) for me. I also know that with each...
Maybe your child screams for an hour because you won't let them eat another piece of candy. Perhaps your son is the only one dramatically clinging to your leg at preschool drop-off. Or your daughter throws food and causes...
I developed the mom guilt bug a few weeks after my daughter was born. It was time for me to get back into working. I had a subscription box I needed to get out, designs that needed to be...
One of the favorite movies in our house is the Pixar movie, Cars. We have gleaned a few life lessons from Cars and its two sequels and wanted to share some of them with you. Relationships matter more than fame...
Oh, daylight saving time. Prior to having kids it was just another day. You lost a little bit of sleep, but the extra daylight is invigorating. In the fall, you relished the extra hour. Now as a parent, you're...
Adoption is unconditional love. "Adoption is awful!" Her eyes were wide with feigned terror. "My mom always tells me she's gonna give me up if I don't start acting right." Her little friend sitting next to her laughed along with...
The Internet has given us so many important things, like dogs in pantyhose and pictures of Shemar Moore. But sometimes it can give us a little life envy. Pinterest, in particular, can often make us feel like we can't...
This Valentine's Day week, we have a series of posts dedicated to love, marriage, and sex. This series is brought to you by our partners at A New You Counseling.  So often we get caught up in trying to engage...
I am a mom who is thoroughly excited about good food and all that it is capable of doing for our bodies and health. I have four little people ages 7 and under that love food too. But all...
My three-year-old daughter is sitting quietly and looks sad. "Honey, what's wrong?" I ask. "Mommy, I miss Tanky," she replies. "I know baby, and that's ok. I miss him too. Everyday," I say. Tank was one of those one-in-a-million dogs....

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ABQ Mom’s Blog Guide to Moving to Albuquerque (With Kids)

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We are excited to present our readers with the ABQ Mom's Guide to Moving to Albuquerque. This guide aims to be a one-stop shop...