My husband recently showed me some research which detailed the benefits of unplugging from your electronic devices once a week. I was dubious at first, but we decided to give it a try. We established that we would do no...
In the wake of George Floyd's death and the subsequent protests across our country (and now across the world), many of us are wondering what we can do to support racial justice. While there are many actions we can take,...
Memes seem to be absolutely everywhere. Every time you open up social media or the internet there is some new meme about something. There are even entire Instagram accounts dedicated to sharing memes about a certain topic. And I get...
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...
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...
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...
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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Bloom Virtual Event | June 27th, 2021 Bloom, a celebration of motherhood, is back, hosted by the ABQ Mom for the 5th time! This year's...