Tag: mom

To the Forgotten Mothers on Mother’s Day

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When I was pregnant with our son, David, I had a lot of people stop and wish me congratulations on that first Mothers day....

For the Mother Who Is Hurting on Mother’s Day

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My husband and I went through the loss (miscarriage) of our first baby at just five weeks. Afterwards, I knew I was different. Research...

Guide to Thrift Stores in the Albuquerque Area

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Thrift shopping is one of my favorite hobbies. I love finding unique items at a great price. It's also a budget friendly way to...

No, This Baby Wasn’t “Planned” :: Answering That Awkward Question

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When my first baby was just eight months old, I found out I was pregnant. Again. As soon as I saw those two little...

Snack-straction: Protein-Packed Snacks to Keep Kids Full

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We have all been there. It’s a warm and beautiful day. You have offered your offspring endless fun activities . . . outside play,...

Hey Momma, Don’t Stop the Invite

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Hey Momma, yeah, you scrolling through your phone ignoring the dishes and waiting on coffee to brew. Don't stop the invite. It's easy to...

Go To Sleep, Mom!

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Do you ever have trouble going to sleep? I do. Constantly. Here are the best narratives I tell myself for not going to sleep at a...

Take Care of Yourself (On Your) Period: A Few Ways to...

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For over 25 years, I've had my period every four weeks or so, give or take few years due to pregnancy and postpartum. I...

Little Moments Make The Biggest Impact

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It's the little moments. Sometimes I grant a request to bake brownies on a Tuesday afternoon in an already messy kitchen. Sometimes I'll play a few...

An Open Letter to My Non-Mom Friends: I’m Sorry

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We all know motherhood changes us in a big way, and sometimes it can feel lonely. Unfortunately, that means we aren’t always the greatest...

Albuquerque Moms Up Close & Personal :: Elizabeth Kistin Keller

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We're excited to announce a new series entitled Albuquerque Moms Up Close & Personal. In this series, we'll be spotlighting local moms. Today we'd...

In Celebration of Womanhood

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I am proud to be a woman. But I'm not going to lie: it took me a long time to appreciate my womanhood. The single most...

Vanessa Guillen Protected Our Country. Now We Must Protect Others in...

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Vanessa's Story On April 22, 2020 Vanessa Guillen, a Fort Hood Soldier, was reported missing. Prior to her disappearance, Vanessa confided in her family about...

Dividing Lines

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It happens all the time. But this particular time I could feel it coming true....cracking, breaking, somewhere deep inside. There used to be enough of...