Schools Are Communities When I was growing up, I remember being reminded, many times, that we have two ears and one mouth for a reason. My family taught me to choose my words carefully. I grew up in a small...
I hated Mondays in grade school. Mondays were spelling pretest days. If you got them all right, you didn’t have to take the real test on Friday. But I never got them all right. In fact, it was a...
Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is an exciting “rite of passage.” It is an enormous opportunity for intellectual and emotional growth. However, it is also a challenging time for students and their parents. In middle school, students are...
Summer is on the way, which is a great time for kids to have fun, learn new skills, and make new friends. If you’re looking for a summer camp that combines creativity, storytelling, and technology, then look no further...
Coral Community Charter School is a free, public charter school in Albuquerque that serves students in Pre-K through 5th grade. It may sound strange, but we need to start as early as Pre-K in preventing kids from dropping out of...
My son is two. He loves trucks, blocks, sports, and everything Buzz Lightyear. His school years feel close, but still so far away. We read books, paint, build with blocks, and play with trains. He uses his imagination to...
Although New Mexico is ranked last in all 50 states for education, there are some good public schools near our home in Albuquerque. So when my wife suggested we consider HOPE Christian School, I wondered why. Tuition free public...
Choosing the right school for your family is a huge decision. And if you're considering a change for the 2023-24 school year or maybe you have a little one entering school for the first time, one of the best...
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...
This post is the second of a three-part series for ABQ Mom. In our previous post, we shed light on what defines an independent school and how to choose the best fit for your child. In the final post,...
This post is the first of a three-part series for ABQ Mom. In the upcoming posts, parents with experience in independent schools will cover a variety of topics such as the benefits of an independent school, application calendar, and...
Kids LOVE notes! I don't know about your kids, but mine absolutely love getting a note from mom during their long day at school. Lunch notes can encourage them and can also remind them that you are thinking of them...
I never thought I would homeschool my kids, but here I am homeschooling during a pandemic. I am doing my best to adapt, but I have made many mistakes. Maybe I am learning through my mistakes. We love our neighborhood...
One of the best things about living in New Mexico is the beautiful scenery and the wide open spaces to explore. It truly is the Land of Enchantment! I want my children to grow up appreciating the exquisiteness of...

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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...