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Are you planning any fun trips this summer? Sometimes the lead-up to a vacation can create the kind of stress you’re trying to get away from! These simple travel hacks will save you tons of time and headache so...
Here in New Orleans, I know we can all appreciate a good referee, right? ((Too soon?)) If summertime with my two toddlers has taught me anything so far, it's that I'm basically just a glorified ref who also fetches snacks....
Recently, I had conversations with two of my closest friend about them being worried about their perception on social media. Not because of anything controversial, but just pictures of them being themselves or having a good time. Of course,...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children's Hospital New Orleans.  Beat the Heat :: A Lesson in Heat-Related Illness It’s officially summer, and across South Louisiana, we're experiencing nearly record high temperatures. With heat advisories issued and kids playing outside...
Over the last four years, my family of five has traveled over 10,000 miles on road trips in our Toyota Corolla. That’s over 166 hours total if you drive 60 mph (which isn’t always the case). Most of these...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by University Medical Center.  What You Need to Know About the New Child Safety Seat Law Preparing your children to return to school can be a little hectic. Your children may still want to enjoy...
I got fired last week ... laid off, let go, whatever you want to call it. It was a total shock, devastating, almost debilitating at first. I have always been your typical, responsible, type A, anxiety-ridden perfectionist. I got...
My Nighttime Newborn Life Hack No, it's not sleep. But I do wish it was! I don't know about y'all but one of the hardest parts of having a newborn is the lack of sleep. Getting up what feels like...
Yesterday, Mommas around town woke up to the unpleasant shock of thunderstorms, flooding, and tornado warnings. Our kids were picked up from camp (if we could get to them or they made it there at all), our power went...
I am so over mean moms. Dones-o. For real, why are women so mean to other women? You don't see this with men. Men don't judge and scoff at other men. They don't comment on his dad jeans or...
For decades it has been a tradition that when someone goes through a period of transition or crisis, friends from their community show up with food to care for the person/family. When the right words can’t be found to...
Disclosure: This post was sponsored by St. Martin's Episcopal School. Top 10 Summer Activities That Get Kids to Try New Things Ultimate Summer Bucket List When it comes to the ultimate summer bucket list, St. Martin’s Episcopal School’s Head of School Merry Sorrells...
Whether you're in New Orleans simply to visit your grandchildren or whether you live in New Orleans as a grandparent year round, you may be wondering what activities across New Orleans are family friendly. Maybe your New Orleans grandchildren...
In our household, my husband does all of the heavy cooking. He is responsible for meal planning, buying the meat, and executing dinner. While we both grew up in traditional households where the husband mowed the yard and fixed...

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