For some people, puzzles are fun . . . a “mystery” to be revealed by careful investigation. Some lean towards engineering, some sports, art, communications, science . . . you get my point. We are all different from birth...
As a premier tutoring service, Tutor Doctor Albuquerque recognizes that every student is unique! We love going the extra mile to bring our students success. One of the ways we do this is by discovering and working with each...
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...
A couple of days into the new year, it hit me like a ton of bricks. 2018 is going to be a big year for our little family. My 5-year-old daughter will start kindergarten this fall, and my 2.5-year-old...
I've been a high school English teacher for the past 16 years. And for much of that time, I've also taught ACT and SAT Prep. While scoring well on a college entrance exam is not the end-all and be-all...
New Mexico's tax free weekend is here, which, of course, means back-to-school shopping! Here are all the details you may need to know about the tax free holiday! Plus scroll down for my #1 tip when it comes to...
This post is the second of a four-part series for ABQ Mom. In our previous post, we shed light on what defines an independent school and how to choose the best fit for your child. In our upcoming posts,...
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...
A milestone like sending your child to preschool deserves some careful consideration. Of course, you want to find the best preschool or daycare that meets your little one's emotional and physical needs. And then there's always the academic aspect...
One of my kids had separation anxiety of the worst kind . . . for like five years. His school drop-off was pretty traumatic for all involved. My husband and I could hear his crying well into the preschool...
School may look different this coming year, but with an at-home learning space and some organizational tools, your children can succeed! You may have never pictured yourself teaching your children at home, but now that the re-opening of schools is...
Last week my main girl, mi chiquitín, my only daughter started preschool for the first time. I’m sure you’ve seen all the GIFS. Some mamas popping a bottle to celebrate the start of the school year and others mourning...
My music education begins and ends with 6th grade orchestra. I vividly remember going into the orchestra room on the first day of middle school and sitting down in chairs arranged in a semicircle. I was excited to finally...
Believe it or not, there are SO many books out there that feature our beautiful, unique state! Whether you've got a little one to snuggle and read with before bedtime or an older kiddo who needs something a little...

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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...