My five-year-old recently asked me if I was having another baby. (I'm not.) Better he than a stranger or a friend, right?  I decided right then and there, it was time to get back to the gym. It was time to...
As moms, there is nothing more important than the health and wellbeing of our family. That is why when my daughter broke her arm, I took her to Duke City Urgent Care. It was an ordinary stay-at-home mom, rainy...
When your child gets sick, it can produce a lot of anxiety and worry. Here is a list of very common pediatric illnesses and symptoms, along with advice from a pediatrician on what to do. FEVER This is one of...
My mom nemesis has definitely been self-care. The needs of my kids are so urgent compared to taking care of me, which seems like it can wait. (Um, it can't wait . . . unless you want to run...
“Jenn, there’s a call from your husband.”   “Okay, send him through,” I said. I figured I was getting the typical question about what I was planning for dinner or what time I would be home. I was dreading the...
It may seem like children are getting braces younger and younger . . . and for good reason!  The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends every child see an orthodontic specialists by age 7. But many people have the...
I completed the Whole30 program after having my second baby. I was eager to wear my pre-pregnancy clothes and feel like myself again. Whole30 sounded like the plan I needed to reset my body and mind.  At the conclusion...
Resolutions Are you considering what to do for your New Year's resolution this year? Many resolutions have something to do with health. Many times a resolution may include weight loss or a change in diet. Being a dietitian, I am...
I write this now that I am living back in my hometown, and with a 6 month old baby in tow. While this means I am always surrounded by family, there was a time I lived away from loved...

Bar-B-Q Salmon

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What kind of salmon? I know the title of this recipe sounds a little strange. But trust me, you are going to LOVE it! I will admit that I have been a seafood naysayer in the past. In fact, I...
Hello all of you Albuquerque Moms! I'm Jennifer Bryant.  Albuquerque I am a transplant here in Albuquerque (I know many of you are as well). But I have grown to love it, and now I do not hesitate to call it...
Where are all my gluten-free mamas at? Now I know the GF diet is all the new rave. (Or maybe it's a necessity for you.) But it can be so intimidating making a decision to go gluten-free. It is especially...
Moms need to relax more than just our bodies.  After we have reminded kids about chores, heard complaints, measured medicine, and mediated between feuding siblings, sometimes we have no mental or emotional energy left. The narrator in the television show Curious...
Did you know that April is National Autism Awareness Month? According to the Autism Society's website, Autism is ever present in our society today. Over 3.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder. Autism is known to be...

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One of my favorite things about living in New Mexico is being able to see for miles around me. It's such a free, uninhibited...