Tag: Holiday

Cinco de Mayo :: Should We Celebrate It?

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I came to the US 12 years ago after living in Mexico my whole life. Also, 12 years ago was the first time I...

When Mother’s Day Is a Set-Up for Disappointment

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Last year, I was chatting with a friend after Mother's Day. Our conversation went a bit like this: How was your Mother's Day? It was fine...

St. Patrick’s Day the Irish Way

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St. Patrick's Day in Ireland In honor of St. Patrick's Day, I thought it would fun to share some things about celebrating this holiday in...

Congrats! You Passed the Test of 2020!

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2020 felt like a test. And since we're here reading this, we all passed! I keep thinking back to the start of 2020. I remember...

DIY Holiday Wreath

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Crafting is a favorite holiday activity for moms and kids! However, it can feel a bit overwhelming when you have half-finished projects and supplies...

ABQ Mom’s Guide to Lights and Luminarias

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I can't think of a more perfect holiday activity than driving around and checking out the Christmas lights around town. And guys, ABQ has...

Christmas Craft Round-Up

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Over the years, ABQ Mom has had lots of ideas for crafting around the holidays. If you're in search of a Christmas craft, see the...

ABQ Moms Blog Guide to Holiday Shopping :: #SHOPABQ2019

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This year as you pick out holiday gifts for your people, why not buy from businesses right here in the Albuquerque area? Put your...

Día de los Muertos :: Joyfully Remembering Loved Ones

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Growing up in the United States, I came to associate death with scary things like illness and separation. Also, my parents never really observed...

6 Easy Fourth of July Desserts for Your Celebration

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Anybody else love a quick and easy recipe? The Fourth of July is only a few days away!  If you're like me, holidays usually creep...

Japan’s Kodomo no Hi (Children’s Day): Explore a New Culture with...

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What's one of the best ways to teach kids about cultures different from their own? Teaching them through celebrations and food! Maybe it's my background in...

5 Easy Tricks for Kicking the Post-Holiday Blues

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So the holidays are over, and you finally have a minute to breathe...and there it is. That weird feeling I call the post-holiday blues. After...

Reflections on the Joy of Children at Christmas

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Christmas has always been my favorite holiday. But ever since grief entered my life, it has definitely not the same. It has more become...

Recipe Memory Box :: Create Holiday Gifts and Lasting Memories

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When my wonderful mother-in-law suggested making a recipe memory box for my daughter, I thought it was the best possible holiday gift! It's history,...