March is Read Across America month! In honor of such a great program, I am sharing some of our family's favorite books to read aloud.  Reading a book to your child is a wonderful way to calm them down before...
In honor of Read Across America day (also Dr. Seuss' birthday), I've composed a little poem inspired by the master of rhyme himself, Dr. Seuss.  Oh, The Places You'll Go (in ABQ) We've many things in Albuquerque to see Like the Museum...
A couple of days into the new year, it hit me like a ton of bricks. 2018 is going to be a big year for our little family. My 5-year-old daughter will start kindergarten this fall, and my 2.5-year-old...
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...
We are excited to present our readers with the Albuquerque Moms Blog Guide to charter schools. This guide will be a one-stop shop for families if they are considering alternative education for their children. This guide will provide a trusted...
I grew up a bookworm. I loved diving into stories, spending hours with the worlds and wonderful characters I met in books like The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and Anne of Green Gables. When I had kids,...
Want to save some money for your family? Take advantage of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County's Public Library! Electronic Collection at the Library My favorite resource is the electronic collection.  You can check out your book, audiobook, or movie without leaving the house! ...
Last week my main girl, mi chiquitín, my only daughter started preschool for the first time. I’m sure you’ve seen all the GIFS. Some mamas popping a bottle to celebrate the start of the school year and others mourning...
If you're tired of your kids' video games, you've already seen that episode of Barney and Thomas the Train one too many times (once was way too many for me),  and you're ready to see some sights with a...
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...
Lunch time burnout is real, and I totally get it.  It's hard to believe, but school will be out in less then two months. After surviving the excitement of back to school, the full days of fall, the holidays and...
Desert Willow Family School and Coyote Willow Family School are tuition-free APS Schools of Choice serving kindergarten through 8th-grade students in multi-grade classrooms with small student to teacher ratios. The unique learning model of the Family Schools combines part-time...
I like to paraphrase Longfellow when describing my son: When he is good, he’s very, very good. But when he is bad, he’s horrid. So, as I sent him off to preschool this year, I worried. I know how...
The countdown to Kindergarten is almost over, and in a few short days I will be walking my baby into school for the very first time.  It is impossible for me to put into words how I feel about this...

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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...