Katie Sacoman

Katie Sacoman
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Katie grew up in California and came to Albuquerque for college. She met her husband at UNM, and they spent the beginning of their marriage traveling and eating delicious food. They welcomed their sweet baby girl in December of 2017. After five years teaching elementary students, Katie now runs Sweet Pea Bakery out of her home. She loves exploring new places, reading in her (not so) spare time, and finding new places to eat in Albuquerque. Follow Katie on Instagram.
toddler mornings

Mornings with Toddlers :: The 5 Things That Help Me Stay Sane

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Mornings with toddlers can be hectic. It never fails. You think you've got plenty of time to get ready and out the door. And next thing you know your hot tea is all over your...
5 Chores for Your Preschooler

5 Chores for Your Preschooler

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If you have a little one at home there's a LOT of work to do! Preschool kids come with a lot of cleaning and clutter. But just because they are little doesn't mean they...

Winter Family Bucket List with Free Printable (and 5 Bonus Ideas!)

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Winter is coming! It's my favorite time of year. Probably because snuggling under a blanket, hot tea, and reading a book is my favorite state. But I also love all the fun things you can do...

Service and Scholarship :: Teaching Our Children to Serve Others

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Ask any parent, and they’ll most likely agree that they want their children to be the type who help others in their community. But how do we teach this to our kids? At Manzano Day School,...
Easy Crock Pot Green Chile Chicken Posole Recipe | Albuquerque Moms Blog

Easy Crock Pot Green Chile Chicken Posole

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Being a California girl, I didn't grow up with New Mexican chile. I had eaten and loved Mexican food my whole life. (Although I had never tried Mexican posole.) But, New Mexican food? It...

Social Emotional Growth in Preschool-Aged Children :: How Can We Help?

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As the parent of a preschooler, I constantly wonder if I'm doing the right thing. Especially when it comes to her social-emotional growth. I want her to be able to handle her emotions and...
Being Mom in a World of Hate :: Remembering September 11th

Being Mom in a World of Hate :: Remembering September 11th

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I remember exactly where I was that morning on September 11, 2001. I was getting ready for school when my dad called and told us to turn on the news. We watched as chaos...
Chile Stocking Your Freezer: How to Throw a Chile Peeling Party

Chile Stocking Your Freezer: How to Throw a Chile Peeling Party

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There are so many things I love about the fall season. The weather, boots, and scarves. The chance to sip tea in the morning. But most of all . . . THE CHILE! When those...
letter from teacher to parents

4 Things Your Child’s Teacher Wants You to Know

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Summer is over! Can you believe it?! Hopefully your family had a chance to soak in the sun and catch up with loved ones. As a teacher, I enjoy the beginning of the school...
Make It Mine Pasta Salad

“Make It Mine” Pasta Salad :: A Versatile Summer Side Dish

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Is there anything better for a summer dinner than a pasta salad? It's one of my favorite side dishes for summer cookouts. I make the pasta salad early and put it in the fridge. This...
Law & Order :: Tips for Getting a Bill Passed in New Mexico || Albuquerque Mom Collective

Law & Order :: Tips for Getting a Bill Passed in New Mexico

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Starting in 2020, I worked to get a bill passed in New Mexico. And succeeded. For years I've wanted to start a home bakery. But Albuquerque was one of the only places in the country...
6 Easy Fourth of July Desserts for Your Celebration

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 up on you. Next thing you know twenty people are...
Meatless Meals :: Five Vegetarian Recipes to Try | Albuquerque Mom Collective

Meatless Meals :: Five Vegetarian Recipes to Try

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A confession to start: I do NOT live on meatless meals alone. I really love a good burger and grilled chicken. So I haven't taken the plunge to completely vegetarian. But as my husband and I...
Type 1 Diabetes :: Signs and Symptoms in Children

Type 1 Diabetes :: Signs and Symptoms in Children

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As the daughter of someone with Type 1 Diabetes, I grew up learning a lot about the disease. But, I've learned others aren't as familiar with the disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, so it's...