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...
When days like October 2, 2017 happen in Las Vegas, when the news blares about yet another mass shooting, when you see the death toll rising every time you check your phone, those are the days that feel raw...
As each day goes by, it's becoming more and more likely that we are staying at home for all of April. No school, no enrichment activities, no community events. Just home. If you are an extrovert like me (or even...
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,...
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...
Black Maternal Health Week takes place every year from April 11 –17. This year, however, the Biden/Harris administration signed their first ever proclamation marking this Black Maternal Health Week in addition to announcing initial actions to address the Black...
Last night Albuquerque Public Schools Board shared their reentry plan for learning in the fall. That plan is now being sent to the Public Education Department for approval. It's very important to recognize that this plan can change and is...
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...
One amazing tradition found ONLY in New Mexico is the burning of Zozobra. Each year (since 1924) on the Friday before Labor Day, merrymakers gather in Santa Fe to celebrate this creative symbol of letting go of all the...
Well Albuquerque mamas, you did it! Truly, you all are inspiring. In just under two weeks, we furnished and decorated a safe space for human trafficking survivors to heal and start a new beginning. This amazing room, as part...
Back to school time can be rough on anyone's household budget! Between school supplies, new clothes and shoes, and all the after-school snacks, any mom is looking for ways to stretch their budget and save a few dollars. Our partners...
As a native New Mexican, our culture is something to be proud of and celebrate! Hispanic food, family, traditions, and holidays are quite unique. I'd like to share our deeply rooted family heritage. Food Enchiladas, chips and salsa, tacos, chile rellenos,...
In response to current events, Warner Bros. has been offering free streaming rentals for its film Just Mercy during the month of June. If you haven't watched it yet, it's free for a few more days. It's well worth...
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...

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Welcome moms! Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes the promise of warmer days and fresh beginnings. March is the time...