Guest

Guest
101 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
If you would like to be a guest blogger on our site email [email protected] for more information. We love to share the love.
Why Our Family Chose a Nontraditional School

Why Our Family Chose a Nontraditional School

3
When my oldest was five years old and about to start kindergarten, the thought of sending my small daughter to school all day long made my stomach turn. In the tiny town we lived...
A Strong Virtual Learning Environment Helps My Daughter Succeed

A Strong Virtual Learning Environment Helps My Daughter Succeed

0
Public charter schools are integral to our communities because every student learns differently. It is important that we continue to provide New Mexican students the right academic options that fit their learning needs. As a...

Lactation Consultants :: A Breastfeeding Mom’s Best Friend

0
Breastfeeding is an extremely personal and important choice that each mother must make for herself, but like the old saying goes, it really does take a village (or at least some key support people)...
why I chose private school

3 Reasons Why My Family Chose Private School

0
Many years ago when my oldest son was two, we were at Mary Fox Park near Old Town for some play time. A group of children (some young and some older) and their teachers...
Your Big Kid Still Needs a Booster Seat (Yes, Really!)

Your Big Kid Still Needs a Booster Seat (Yes, Really!)

0
Your big kid needs a booster. Yes, really. You've been diligent about buckling your child in, first in their baby "bucket," then their convertible seat, and finally their booster. Now your little one is not...
Idiopathic Granulomatous Mastitis :: My Story

Idiopathic Granulomatous Mastitis :: My Story

1
It was late November, a couple of years ago, when I developed a lump in my breast. It showed up very suddenly over the course of several days. A large, hard knot of tissue...
Talking Early (Human) Childhood with an Alien: A Guide to The Early Show with Alax

Talking Early (Human) Childhood with an Alien: A Guide to The Early Show with...

0
The first time we screened The Early Show with Alax at my house, we watched the “Growing” episode in which I appear as a guest. My five-year-old looked at the woman seated on Alax’s...

So You’re Thinking About Homeschooling? Here’s How to Start

1
With the uncertainty of COVID-19 and our kids adjusting to what school may look like this year, there has been a huge increase in interest for all things homeschooling. Now, when you think about...
Father's Day: A New Mexican Dad's Thoughts on Being a Dad

Father’s Day: A New Mexican Dad’s Thoughts on Being a Dad

0
This Father's Day, as I reflect on what it means to be a dad and think about the kind of father I want to be, here are a few of my thoughts on "being...
5 pieces of bad advice

5 Bad Pieces of Bad Advice

0
There are some pieces of advice that are undeniably good. Brush your teeth. Don’t start forest fires. Never surprise a moose. Good sense, good science, good psychology.  However, not all advice is equal, and I...
Shaken Baby Syndrome Shook My Life

Shaken Baby Syndrome Shook My Life

0
My son was born at the University of New Mexico Hospital where they have a Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention & Awareness Program.  As a part of that program, I watched a video titled "When...

Surviving the New Mexico Heat While Pregnant

0
Warmer weather is just around the corner, and the New Mexico heat is not easy to deal with while pregnant. Trust us, it's normal to feel uncomfortable, agitated, and overheated. Your body is working overtime,...
Is Your Parenting Affected By Trauma Response?

Is Your Parenting Affected By Trauma Response?

0
Did you know that our trauma response type can impact the way we parent our children? Trauma has been a huge topic in mental health for a while now. We are in the age of...
I Didn't Think I'd Be Here: Dealing with Disappointment

I Didn’t Think I’d Be Here: Dealing with Disappointment

0
The disappointment we might feel with our kids or their choices is not covered in the baby book. How to deal with this disappointment was not roleplayed in a game at the baby shower...