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As young as I can remember, my mom was always devouring some type of crime related material. She would rock in her chair, face buried in a non-fiction or fiction thriller (she doesn’t discriminate), and say, “You never know...
It's the first day of my birthday month. This year I will turn 39 ... which means, yes, next year I turn the big 4-0. My still spritely 38 year old self is currently sitting in bed recovering from...
Summer of 2019 has been the most amazing, incredible and unbelievable dream. Even with all that said, it's truly an understatement of what the experience was like at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The journey for our...
Once upon a time, I was pretty sure 4 was the perfect number of kids for me. We are a foster family with 3 kids of our own, however, and one day we said “yes” to twins. So we...
What is it? The enneagram is a personal growth tool that characterizes people into 9 personality types based on their key motivation, but the scope of the enneagram is so much deeper and more nuanced than that simple definition. Where did...
A few weeks ago, I got a text from a non-mom friend telling me that she had friends coming to visit and asking for recommendations for any "kid-friendly" activities around town. "Like breweries," she explained. I jumped to text...
Note :: This article is highly sensitive and personal in nature. The opinions and beliefs here are based on the author's life journey. We'd love to hear from you if you can respectfully disagree OR can relate to her...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children's Hospital.  Tips to Increase Milk Supply for Pumping Moms While Your Baby is in the Hospital   August is National Breastfeeding month, and Children’s Hospital New Orleans’ Certified Lactation Consultant, Corrie Moran is giving...

Being Doctor Mom

Motherhood is Hard No matter what the circumstances - being a stay at home mom or a working mom. Much has been debated as to which approach is best for the kids, which is more challenging. To me, the days...
In one week, Tripp turns 7. We don’t have a birthday party planned. When I first realized that a party was impractical, I felt so guilty I cried. But then, the more my husband and I talked about it,...
I’ve heard the nightmares; I’ve seen the reality shows; I’ve dreaded the time-consuming role, dance mom. But, with a little girl who’s into all things girly, I couldn’t deny her the opportunity of a dance class, especially since the...
As a pregnant, stay-at-home mom to a 3 and a half year old, I was starting to feel like something was missing. My daughter would be starting school full time in the fall, and soon I would be doing...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Touro / LCMC Health. Baby Cafe :: The Breastfeeding Support System New Orleans Needs is Here Breastfeeding, while natural, does not always come naturally. Eighty percent of new moms attempt breastfeeding, but of those moms,...
Most people would not claim summer in New Orleans to be their favorite season. But for me, it stands above the rest as the best season in New Orleans. I will break down the others for you and maybe...

 

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