Who else is tuned into NBC all day every day for the next two weeks? I love the summer games--the pageantry, the worldwide unity, the once-in-a-lifetime competition, the amazing feats of the human body. And I love watching with...
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 downfall, and the conservatorship she...
Are you planning to attend the New Mexico Women's March at Civic Plaza this weekend? I attended the march last year, and here are the reasons I plan to attend again:  Walking through the middle of Albuquerque Civic Plaza a year ago,...
I love my job as a social worker. I have been a social worker since I graduated in 2012 with my bachelor’s degree. In 2014, I graduated with my master’s degree. Recently in 2018 I became a Clinical Supervisor. I...
During this time of global pandemic, we all have our role to play. Some of us are homeschooling, working from home, providing food and groceries to the community, delivering mail and packages, first responders, healthcare workers, law enforcement, and...
Coronavirus (a.k.a COVID-19) has reared its ugly head here in New Mexico. And the unfamiliar can be a little scary and cause some concern and anxiety. If you're a working parent and are looking for resources, here's a post for...
It is the month of love and many hearts are still broken after the tragic loss of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Giana Bryant, John Altobelli, Keri Altobelli, Alyssa Altobelli, Christina Mauser, Sarah Chester, Payton Chester, and Ara Zobayan last...
I don’t know about you, but the number of decisions I’ve had to make in the past year and a half due to the pandemic is astronomical. Actually, research tells us that parents, in particular, are more stressed than...
I love to visit places like Lake Tahoe, Yellowstone, Yosemite and better yet, local forests like Carson National Forest.  All its wonders and all its beauty is mind blowing to me. Overall,  I really enjoy all that nature has to...
When I look back on my year, I see all of the same things you see. There was heartbreak. Many of our fellow mamas went without. Our kids, our new babies, and our teens missed monumental moments and each...
Well, it's official. All New Mexico public schools are closed for three weeks beginning Monday, March 16.  Since COVID-19 has spread to our state, many of us are imagining what our lives might look like should quarantine (whether self-imposed or...
The month of May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month is a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of...
We know many children rely on their local schools for food. We're happy to report that there are many resources available for families who need assistance while schools are closed during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) threat.  The state has set up...
We could not be more proud to congratulate our very own ABQ Mom team member Dena Fahlquist who has recently been named the 2024 New Mexico Mother of the Year.  American Mothers, a prestigious organization that recognizes outstanding mothers across...

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30 Spring Break Activities in the Albuquerque Area

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For those of us in APS or RRPS, Spring Break is upon us. If you're staying in town, we've come up with a list...