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...
March is Read Across America month! In honor of such a great program, I am sharing some of our family's favorite books to read aloud.  Reading a book to your child is a wonderful way to calm them down before...
I'm going to take a wild guess that you may have some extra time on your hands right now. I'm sure you are also trying to encourage your kids to read or read more together as a family. And...
This post is the third of a four-part series for ABQ Mom. In our previous posts, we explored what makes an independent school different from other schools and the independent school application process. In our next, and final, post,...
I grew up in a house full of books, music, and imagination. But as someone who struggled with reading in early elementary school, picking up a new book wasn't always as thrilling as it is now. It's because of...
My love for Albuquerque runs deep. Sure there’s great food, lots of sun, and beautiful hot air balloon gems that fill the sky each fall. However, the thing I love most about Albuquerque is the cultural influences that permeate...
I never thought I would homeschool my kids, but here I am homeschooling during a pandemic. I am doing my best to adapt, but I have made many mistakes. Maybe I am learning through my mistakes. We love our neighborhood...
It's summer, and one of our favorite vacation things to do is take part in the summer reading program at our library. My kids look forward to it all year. They get prizes! Just for reading some books! Truth be...
One of our goals as parents is to instill our values to our children. If you identify as a Christian and follow a biblical worldview, your family strives for behavior that follows certain principles. Of course, these values are...
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...
I know I'm supposed to be supportive of the homework my girls bring home. And I can't help but stand over their little shoulders and critique their work like a wizened old sage. Albeit an old sage who has...
It's now been over 8 weeks since schools in New Mexico closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only did this disrupt this school year, but springtime is also when many families make decisions about the following school year...
This post is the last of a four-part series for ABQ Mom. In our previous posts, we explored what makes an independent school different from other schools, the application process, and how tuition assistance works. We hope this blog...
The second Books Talk series post is here! The series where I interview the people behind the books you and your children love! (and maybe introduce you to a new favorite :-) ) (If you missed the first one, click...

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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...