Raise your hand if you are still trying to figure out how to navigate COVID-19, AKA “La Rona,” and adjust to the new “normal”? I know I am.  If you told me seven weeks ago schools would be closed and...
My third child is in fourth grade, which means I'm on my third go-round in the fourth-grade math book our elementary school uses. And I have a distinct memory of chapter 9, which is on measurement conversions. How many liters...
This post is the last of a four-part series for ABQ Mom. In our previous posts, we explored what makes an independent school different from other schools, the application process, and how tuition assistance works. We hope this blog...
Warmer weather is here, and there's no better way to celebrate spring and summer in Albuquerque than with our local favorites, Dion's and Isotopes baseball! Dion's and Albuquerque Isotopes have once again teamed up to provide the community with Club...
It's summer, and one of our favorite vacation things to do is take part in the summer reading program at our library. My kids look forward to it all year. They get prizes! Just for reading some books! Truth be...
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...
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...
In-person school saved my family. It really did. Ezra, sit up. Stay still, pay attention. I'm sure this is engrained into his tiny little head. Virtual school was supposed to be three weeks. Instead, it is still that way almost...
I've come to believe that there is some one missing from my life. That someone is a wiser, older woman. A woman who has raised her kids, but who can still remember the days of waking up in the...
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...
This post is the last of a three-part series for ABQ Mom. In our previous posts, we explored what makes an independent school different from other schools and the independent school application process. We hope this blog series will...
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...
It's wild to think that our children are entering their third school year affected by COVID. My little second grader has never attended a full school year without a disruption due to the pandemic, and yet she has had...
If you've started looking at preschool for your little, you've likely run across the term "New Mexico PreK." We've partnered with one particular New Mexico PreK provider, ABQ Child Care, to answer your questions about this free early childhood education...

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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...