Jessica Martinez

Jessica Martinez
Jessica is a born and raised Albuquerque mama who loves spending time with her husband Phillip, her son Myles, and her daughter Kyla. The most important things in the Martinez household are faith, football, and family. Her tools for surviving motherhood include Jesus, Bravo reality shows, and a whole lot of coffee. Engaging and connecting with other mamas in our great city through ABQ Mom is something that she loves to do. Follow her on Instagram @jessicaleanney
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Guide to Albuquerque Area Donut Shops

I mean, what's greater than a donut? Cake? Good. Sprinkles? Good. Frosting? GOOD. And because the donut is such a tasty treat, it needs its own holiday. The first Friday of June each year...

Guide to Parks in the Albuquerque Area

Because we're raising littles, we all know the importance of parks. And finding a good park that fits your family is a parenting necessity. Luckily for us, Albuquerque is FULL of parks ready to...
Guide to Patio Dining

Guide to Patio Dining in the Albuquerque Area

Nothing is quite as lovely during nice weather than dining on the patio. Luckily for us, Albuquerque is full of some of the most beautiful spots to enjoy your dinner outdoors. So grab a...

Guide to New Mexico State Parks, Lakes, Hiking, & More

We live in a beautiful state. There are so many different parts of New Mexico that have so much to offer, and the list below has a bunch of options that you can reach...

Guide to Brunch Spots in the Albuquerque Area

Brunch is the ultimate mom date. Brunch is not too early and has delicious food and drinks. Whether you are meeting your girlfriends, bringing the whole family, or treating your mom on Mother's Day,...

Guide to Moving to Albuquerque (With Kids)

We are excited to present our readers with ABQ Mom's Guide to Moving to Albuquerque. This guide aims to be a one-stop-shop for our families out there who are moving to our favorite city...
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Guide to Drive-In Movies in the Albuquerque Area

There's nothing like a good throw-back like a drive-in movie. There was not much that was great about 2020, but the come-back of the drive-in movie theatre is one of them. Take a look...
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“Framing Britney Spears” :: A Fan/Mom’s Review

Over the weekend, I sat down to watch the newest documentary on someone who I've been a lifelong fan of, Britney Spears. Framing Britney Spears, available on Hulu, chronicles her rise to fame, her...
ABQ Mom Summer Bucket list

ABQ Mom’s 2020 Summer Bucket List {Includes a Printable Calendar}

While we are unsure what the summer will look like, we do know one thing. The sun is shining, the kids are no longer in school, and there are so many ways to bond...

Maintaining a Stay-At-Home Marriage

I have had 2 1/2 years of getting used to the term stay-at-home mom. It is now who I am. I am used to the good and the bad that go along with the...
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ABQ Mom Guide To Obscure Holidays in May

Finding the fun in each day can be a struggle. Maybe you are out of ideas and all of your creativity has been used up--enter national holidays. Check out these daily activities by celebrating...
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ABQ Mom’s Guide to Online Events

Spending time inside all day is not ideal, especially with a house full of fully energized kiddos. Luckily, so many of our local favorites are creating online activities for learning, entertainment, and just plain...
TikTok, ABQ Mom

TikTok:: Bringing Families Together One Post at a Time

I know, I know. Two months ago if you would've told me I would be on TikTok, I'd tell you, "No way." I'm in my thirties, I chase two toddlers around daily, and I...

5 Things I Learned About Parenting as a Cheerleading Coach

I am a cheerleading coach. In fact, coaching cheerleading has taken up the last decade of my life. It has seen me through my early twenties while I was trying to figure out womanhood....