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Not Just for Books Anymore! New Mexico Libraries Offer Toys, Games, and … Power Washers?

Libraries Across the State are a Valuable Resource for Families and Young Children…
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Will Your Child be 3 or 4 this Fall? Time for PreK!

We have details on how New Mexico PreK works and what you need to know…
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When Will My Child Make Friends?

A New Mexico Expert Weighs in on Friendship in Early Childhood, the Impacts of COVID, and What Families Can Do…
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Got Kids? 4 New Mexico Programs to Save Your Family Money in 2024

We’ve made a quick list for you of the best state and federal programs to help with the cost of…
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How Much Screen Time is Too Much for Young Children?

A New Mexico Pediatrician Offers Guidance About Limiting Screens, Choosing Quality Content, and Breaking Tough Habits…
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Worried About the “Child Care Cliff”? Good Thing You Live in New Mexico!

Federal COVID funds for child care are expiring, but New Mexico is filling the gap…
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Speech and Social Delays Increased After COVID, and Free Programs Can Help

A New Mexico Speech Therapist Talks About the Impact of COVID on Babies and Toddlers, and What You Can Do…
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Yes, You CAN Eat Green Chile When You’re Pregnant!

A Home Visitor Answers the Top Five Questions that Pregnant New Mexicans Ask Most.…
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Need Help Building Your Young Child’s Confidence?

We found tips and resources for New Mexico families on supporting self-esteem in little ones.…
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Want to Help Your Child Learn? Have Some Fun

Children learn best through play, and it doesn’t all have to be peek-a-boo…
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New Mexico’s Graduating Class of 2041

Babies born in 2023 are beginning their lives at a unique time. What’s in store for them?…
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Getting Outdoors in New Mexico with Babies and Young Children

We asked a New Mexico expert about how to have more fun outside with little ones, no matter where you…
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Just Who is Alax, Anyway?

We Sat Down for a Heart-to-Heart with New Mexico’s recently arrived Intergalactic Ambassador of Care, Alax…
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Will Your Child be 3 or 4 this Fall? Time for PreK!

We have details on how New Mexico PreK works and what you need to know…
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What To Do About Challenging Behavior?

A New Mexico Expert Gives Tips for Staying Calm When Things Get Tough…
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Amy’s Book List!

PreK educator and librarian Amy shares her book recommendations to help families learn about BIG feelings together…
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Dance with Me!

Libraries in New Mexico Offer Free Music and Movement Classes to Get You and Your Little One Up and Moving…
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Holiday Meals with Kids Can Be Fun (We Promise!)

A New Mexico Expert has Tips on Picky Eating, Managing Sweets, and Even Some Recipes to Try…
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What to Do About Tantrums?

A New Mexico Expert Offers Tips, Ideas, and Solidarity…
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Worried About Your Mental Health After Baby? There’s Help.

New Mexico has support for moms and dads including free hotlines…
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If Caring For Children is Part of Your Life, It Could Also Be Your Career

New scholarships, funding, and other benefits can help you become an early childhood educator…
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COVID Vaccines Are (Finally!) Approved for Young Children. Now What?

A New Mexico pediatrician talks about navigating this stage of the pandemic with little kids…
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Looking for Infant Formula in New Mexico? There’s help.

New Mexicans Are Stepping Up to Help Each Other Find Formula in Stock, And ECECD Has Launched an Effort to…
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Listen to Learn!

The best free and fun educational podcasts for New Mexico kids…
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Need Free Food in New Mexico?

Programs are Available Including Summer Lunches and Help Buying Groceries…
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You’re Having a Baby! Now, What?

New Mexico has programs to support your healthy pregnancy and birth…
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Will I Ever Sleep Again?

Tips for Getting Your Baby Safely to Sleep, from a New Mexico Expert…
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Don’t think you qualify for help paying for child care? Think again.

Thanks to new rules, more New Mexico families qualify for help than ever before…
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Every Dad Has Questions

Here’s Where To Go For Answers.…
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Fun and Free Coloring Sheets for New Mexico Kids!

Unlock your little one’s creativity with printable coloring sheets from Moments Together.…
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One New Mexico Dad’s Awesome Holiday Playlist

Featuring Ne-Yo, Rudolph, Burritos, and More.…
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Free books to your doorstep in New Mexico? Thanks Dolly Parton!

When it comes to their brains, one of the best activities for families may come as a surprise.…
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The 2021 Moments Together Holiday Gift Guide for Your Little Ones

New toys can be exciting, but our list is a little different: This guide features holiday gift ideas that are…
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Play with me, talk with me—and give me chores?

How young is too young for your little one to help around the house?…
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Bouncing, Babbling, Bilingual, Babies

“Should I teach my baby more than one language?” We answer this question (Yes!) and more.…
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If Caring For Children is Part of Your Life, It Could Also Be Your Career

New scholarships, funding, and other benefits can help you become an early childhood educator…
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Does Your Kid Need a Check-Up?

Two Top New Mexico Pediatricians Talk Check-ups, COVID Vaccines for Kids, and Why You Should #CallYourPediatrician…
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Got Kids? 5 New Mexico Programs to Save Your Family Money

We’ve made a quick list for you of the best state and federal programs to help with the cost of…
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“Calm Down, You’re Fine, You’re Not Failing”

Camila, a New Mexico mom, shares her experiences with home visiting and the FIT program, both free programs that support…
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What Does Your Baby See? The World Through a Baby’s Senses

This blog helps you step into your baby’s tiny, adorable shoes to see what the world is like for them.…
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What Will My Baby Do Next? When to Expect Crawling, Walking, Words and More

Watching a baby or toddler do something new is one of the greatest joys of caregiving. Whether they are learning…
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How to Find Child Care in New Mexico that Works for You

A new, free search tool can help…
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Stressed Out by Caregiving During COVID? You Aren’t Alone, and There’s Help.

Having a new baby or a toddler can be stressful during the best of times. Layer on the global COVID-19…
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Free Child Care in New Mexico? Yes, and this is how it works:

A New Mexico Program helps families cover the cost of care so you can choose the care that works best…
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5 Fun Ways to Help Your Child Thrive During COVID-19 from a New Mexico Mom

The past year has been hard, and it has changed a lot about our moments together, especially as families.…