The economic impact of this worldwide pandemic will be significant to local businesses here in the Albuquerque community. These businesses provide meaningful employment to thousands of people. We aren't just talking about our favorite burger or the best donuts....
During this time of global pandemic, we all have our roll 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...
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 where it was illegal. I...
Once you've read about and thought about the facts regarding COVID-19 vaccines, it's time to schedule an appointment to get you or your child vaccinated. Or perhaps it's time for you to get your booster. Whatever the case, we know...
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...
Meet Jess Martinez and Ale Hickman, two Albuquerque moms who have chosen an alcohol-free lifestyle and have recently started their own podcast, Mocksicated. Their podcast is all about helping people re-evaluate their relationship with alcohol and normalizing being alcohol-free (AF). We...
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,...
The 91st Academy Awards are here!  While I may not be donning sequins and diamonds, I do relish an evening on the couch reveling in the glitz and glamour (and drama) of the stars. The Oscars are flashy and exciting....
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...
We now know that all New Mexico public schools are closed for three weeks in a response to the COVID-19 (more commonly known as the Coronavirus) threat.  If you work outside your home and depend on childcare or school during...
New Mexico has welcomed many Afghan refugees who are in need of assistance. Men, women, and children have fled their country most with little to no belongings. The images and videos released still haunt me. I have an overwhelming...
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...
I'm so sad I'm writing about a tragedy again. Because I've written about tragedy so so many times. But here we are. Sending my kids to school on days like today isn't easy. And I bet you feel the same....
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 sexual harassment. Her family asked why she didn't report it. Vanessa stated she was afraid...

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3 Toddler-Friendly Hiking Trails the Whole Family Will Love

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