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The Dreaded Playdate

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The dreaded playdate.  I honestly have never liked them.  Maybe that makes me a bad mom, or a selfish mom, but I honestly dread them. I once got all excited about a playdate, back when I only had my son...
Once upon a time, I was able to keep up with my entire schedule for months in advance in my head.  I could remember birthdays, anniversaries, deadlines, and vacation schedules without having to write any of it down.  Ever...
I sighed as I breastfeed my first born at 4am, while staring at my husband who was sound asleep next to me. Breastfeeding Sucks!! I yelled as I blind punched him in the face. I don’t know if it was the...
Two Christmases ago, “Santa” brought my son an Android Tablet, and with it came the great screen time debate. Although I allowed it, I’ve really grown to hate that Tablet. It's like crack for kids, or what I now...
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It happened.  We just got back from travelling and I was partly unpacked.  I was simultaneously fixing my hair, putting makeup on, and entertaining my 19 month old.  She sat on the counter and happily took everything out of the...
Hotel Cascada boasts New Mexico's one and only indoor water park. Until I had the opportunity to experience it with my family, it had always been surrounded by mystery amongst my mommy peers and I. We wondered: Do you have to...
Mom-Dating.  It's kinda scary and makes me feel all inadequate and pathetic. If I'm not momming, usually I'm nose-deep in a book, or in a trance in front of a Netflix show.  It's most often a show from the 90's...
A few weeks ago our Albuquerque Moms Blog Team celebrated each other. We honored one another. We celebrated our hard work. We celebrated being moms.  These moms work hard to bring their thoughts, opinions and encouragement into words for our...
So, I've known my whole life that I was adopted.  I was never sat down, as you see in Lifetime movies, and had a bomb dropped on me about being adopted.  I never looked at pictures of family and...
Doula: A Woman Who Serves - Albuquerque Moms Blog

Doula: A Woman Who Serves

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Today is World Doula Day, a day to recognize and share the benefits of birth and postpartum doulas. Doula, derived from an ancient Greek word, means a woman who serves. You may have wondered what a doula is or...
On a cold January morning, my son initiated me into parenthood with a very fast and painful birth. In between pushes, I glanced out the window to notice snow falling. It looked so peaceful, so calm. As though the...
"Is your baby sleeping through the night?" The question that makes me want to punch right in the face anyone who asks. My blood literally (no, not figuratively - literally) starts to boil. I bite my lips as I resist the...

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2022 Summer Park Hops :: A Series of Summer Play Dates

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School is out, and summer is here. It's the perfect time to get outside and make new friends! We'd love for you to join...