I've been a high school English teacher for the past 16 years. And for much of that time, I've also taught ACT and SAT Prep. While scoring well on a college entrance exam is not the end-all and be-all...
Ask any parent, and they’ll most likely agree that they want their children to be the type who help others in their community. But how do we teach this to our kids? At Manzano Day School, service is part of their...
There are many studies that show that learning a language is easiest during early childhood and provides the child cognitive advantages. Preschools and elementary schools across the country have taken these findings and have begun to implement foreign language...
It's starting to feel like Fall, school is back in session, and our calendars are filling up with kids' activities. This also means your kids are probably neck-deep in homework, and you have to make sure you don't miss...
Believe it or not, there are SO many books out there that feature our beautiful, unique state! Whether you've got a little one to snuggle and read with before bedtime or an older kiddo who needs something a little...
Many years ago when my oldest son was two, we were at Mary Fox Park near Old Town for some play time. A group of children (some young and some older) and their teachers arrived and started playing. I...
Most back-to-school posts are about the kids, right? Not this one! This one is for you, the moms and parents of littles who are cautiously excited for the new school year to begin. Back-to-school is a great time of...
Heading back to school can bring up lots of emotions, particularly some jitters when it comes to the unknown. It's normal for everyone involved to be a little nervous. In the following video, we got the opportunity to discuss back-to-school...
If you're lamenting the end of summer and preparing your kids for this new school year, then this is for you. Also, if you are so glad summer is almost over because your kids are driving you crazy and...
Summer is over! Can you believe it?! Hopefully your family had a chance to soak in the sun and catch up with loved ones. As a teacher, I enjoy the beginning of the school year. The anticipation of a...
School is starting! With all the craziness of school shopping and schedule rearranging, our kids are feeling all of the nerves that come with school. I've compiled five different before-school affirmations to help our kids (and us!) with the...
Whether you're blinking away tears or celebrating, you'll want to commemorate the beginning of the school year! Some families choose to take photos on the first day of school. Why not take your little scholar's photo with one of...
Back-to-school time is one of the busiest times of year for families, so we at ABQ Mom wanted to make your life a little bit easier and gather great resources all together in one place. Whether you are jumping...
When I was growing up, I always looked forward to weekends, holidays, and all the breaks. But then the days off from school would come, and I missed school. So I played school at home. My younger brother was...

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Guide to VBS in the Albuquerque Area

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Some parents choose to send their kiddos to Vacation Bible School (VBS) over the summer. The Albuquerque Area has a ton of options to...