If you've got Alice Cooper's "School's Out for Summer" scrolling through your head, I am right there with you! I can't wait to run barefoot through the grass and lounge lazily in the backyard watching my kids splash in...
In a school year that's been like no other, ABQ Mom is excited to partner with Comcast to bring one local teacher an awesome teacher appreciation giveaway to show a little extra appreciation. Teachers quickly adapted in March 2020 to...
If you've started looking at preschool for your little, you've likely run across the term "New Mexico PreK." We've partnered with one particular New Mexico PreK provider, ABQ Child Care, to answer your questions about this free early childhood education...
So, New Mexico says all public schools will give all students the opportunity to attend school in person on or before April 5. You know what this means? It's the first day of school! Normally the weeks leading up to the...
In-person school saved my family. It really did. Ezra, sit up. Stay still, pay attention. I'm sure this is engrained into his tiny little head. Virtual school was supposed to be three weeks. Instead, it is still that way almost...
Like most parents, the idea of virtual learning came with all sorts of question marks. Above and beyond the generic safety, I had no clue how my 1st grader (or myself) was going to not only survive, but thrive...
Schools Are Communities When I was growing up, I remember being reminded, many times, that we have two ears and one mouth for a reason. My family taught me to choose my words carefully. I grew up in a small...
Education has changed more quickly than we could have envisioned just one year ago.  Parents have been forced to adjust to a new reality: juggling work, bills, shopping, family activities, and now even more of the workload for their...
Are you homeschooling your children? I have created easy “Daily, Weekly, and You Did It” printable planner to use to help organize kids' learning. As a former educator and type A personality...ahem...I NEED to write down my thoughts and plans....
On Sunday, November 15, Manzano Day School will be hosting a virtual Open House at 2 p.m. for families interested in enrolling students PreK through 5th grade for the 2021/22 school year. RSVP HERE. Virtual Open Houses are new this...
Teachers, you are my heroes. Without warning, your lives were turned upside down. Students were never to return for the remainder of the school year, and everything you knew about teaching shifted in the blink of an eye. From warm...
Virtual School School year 2020-2021 will be one to remember. Words that I think of to describe these times are uncertain, anxiety-inducing, and a bit scary. I can’t help but think what these times will do to our students’ learning...
Are you ready for a new type of schooling? Whether you are a veteran homeschooler or new to homeschooling or virtual learning, this year is going to teach us all to make many adaptations to our daily lives. And...
A fresh new school year is filled with excitement and anticipation. While this school year is nothing like one's from the past, I still want it to be magical. I want to see the sparkle in my daughter's eyes...

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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...