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 can't help out by doing...
If there is anything that we know from our own childhood, it is that words carry weight. On one side of the scale, they can be burdensome, almost to the point of hindrance. On the other side of the...
Black History Month celebrates the achievements of influential Black people. It's also a great time to emphasize Black people's struggles in American history so we remember. It is a horrific part of American history we cannot afford to forget....
February is Black History Month. And there are so many great things to learn about Black History. When I think about teaching the history of African Americans to my African American sons, I am reminded of the importance of highlighting...
When my oldest was five years old and about to start kindergarten, the thought of sending my small daughter to school all day long made my stomach turn. In the tiny town we lived in at the time, there...
I'm sorry if you're having a bad day. I have a little story here to help you crack a smile. My family got two pretty cool Christmas gifts. One is the cutest puppy in the world, Scout the Beagle. The...
We've all been there, right? Maybe it's a fit in the grocery store. A refusal to share at a play date. An iPad addiction. Or maybe a nasty attitude taken with family members. No matter what, every kid does...
When I reflect on the past year, I remember spending a lot of it worked up--over everything. Our 2018 was about adjusting to a new baby, moving, and welcoming good changes with my husband’s job. All of these things were...
This post is inspired by a recent real-life event! Just the thought of an outing/adventure can bring mixed emotions for us moms depending on where our children are in development. Does the thought of an outing cause more stress than...
My go-to strategy for getting electronic equipment that's not working properly to work again is unplugging it and then plugging it back in. And guess what? It almost always does the trick! (Just call me a technological genius.) I...
We've all been there. The kids are arguing/ touching/ antagonizing/looking at each other wrong in the back seat while you're trying to drive. I got my first black eye at age six when my older brother hit me with...
Odds are pretty high that while scrolling your Facebook timeline after tucking your kids into bed, you've seen something along the lines of "I was raised not to see color" or "I teach my kids not to see color."...
When you have a birthday in December, it can easily feel like your special day is eclipsed by Christmas. Everyone is busy preparing for (or recovering from) Christmas and you may get the short end of the stick. However,...
When I first heard of the Sandwich Generation, I assumed it referred to a generation that grew up eating cold-cut sandwiches between sliced Wonder Bread every day in the cafeteria. However, the real definition involves a lot less deli...

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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...