I'm not a mom boss, but I still have goals. #MomBoss If I am totally honest with myself, I sometimes envy the #MotherHustler mamas I know. I love your cool home office, pretty day planner, and sweet business cards. You are...
Motherhood Isn't One Size Fits All Do you ever look at your life and wonder how you ever got to the place you're at? Did you ever dream that motherhood had so many different roles? Caretaker, cook, maid, taxi driver,...
Sixth grade. A time of new schools, new crushes, life-changing, and cancer? Not your typical beginnings to the teenage years, but they were mine. I was in the 6th grade when my mom was first diagnosed with breast cancer. I remember...
My Kids Used to Need Me Constantly Being a mom has been a great joy and also a tremendous heartache. Reminiscing about the days when my kids were little, they needed me constantly. I was exhausted and resented my husband...
“Mommy, will you play with me?” This feels like the millionth time my children have asked this so far today, and I just poured my coffee. When this question comes up, I’m usually in the middle of something. I’m either doing...
When I first heard of the Sandwich Generation, I assumed it referred to a generation that grew up eating cold-cut sandwiches between sliced Wonder Bread every day in the cafeteria. However, the real definition involves a lot less deli...
PNM Surprises Albuquerque 10 Year Old as Company’s Biggest Little Fan Meet Callan. He is a reserved 10-year-old boy in the fifth grade at Chamiza Elementary. When not at school, Callan can be regularly seen at Cub Scouts activities in...
2020 has been another pivotal year in bringing attention to racial injustices across the United States. For a few months, social media sites were flooded with posts about systemic racism, privilege, and images of protests and activism across the...
Being modern-day moms is hard, amIright? "You are working while someone else watches your kids? I could never do that." This is a common reaction that working moms get. "It must be nice to have a husband who makes enough money...
I remember exactly where I was that morning on September 11, 2001. I was getting ready for school when my dad called and told us to turn on the news. We watched as chaos and panic hit. I turned to...
Don’t get me wrong. There have been plenty of occasions during my motherhood journey that a fellow mom has saved me from mom-barrassment. Like that one time another mother informed me that my son threw up in the shopping...
Have you ever stopped and judged a mom when her kid is having a meltdown outside of the library right before story time? I have a confession. I have. I have another confession. I am that mom with a daughter...
"Mami, put me to sleep again, please?" were the last words I wanted to hear after a long 10-hour workday. We had just gone through the whole bedtime routine--bath, play for 20 minutes, brush teeth, read two books in...
   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...

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December means family, food, and winter fun! Grab those coats and mittens, and then head out to see some holidays lights. Or order takeout...