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This past Saturday, LSU and UT faced off in what was arguably one of the top five non-conference games of the season. During a break to review a catch and possible fumble with 3:43 left in the game, the...
Mima, Pere, and Nana are the names of my children’s living grandparents. When I first had children, I wanted to nurture a close relationship with their grandparents. I grew up especially close to my maternal grandparents and wanted the...

For The Love of G-Daddy

Grandparents Really Are Meant to be Celebrated Grandparents' Breakfast, Grandparents' Bingo, Grandparents' Day, these are just a few of the constant reminders of things we are missing out on since the loss of my dad, our beloved G-Daddy. When you...
Hey, little one, you’re a little young to understand, but I will definitely talk more about in the this in the future. You may notice a missing grandparent, she was my mommy so that would make her your grandmother....
Weeks after my youngest son was born, we ended up at Children’s Hospital because of a high fever. I remember my son laying on the table while the doctor pushed on his stomach from all sides. The doctor looked...
As a mother of three myself, one of the hardest things with raising kids is watching them fail, hurt, or become frustrated. These are feelings that no one enjoys, but if you are living a life of experience and...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Copeland's. Your Kid Could Be the Next Copeland's Jr. Tee Retriever at a Home Saints Game Attention NOLA Parents: Here is your kid's chance to a Be a Copeland's Jr. Tee Retriever Have you ever wondered how...
Here is your guide to New Orleans Pumpkin Patches! We've done all the research for you to find the pumpkin patches and fall activities all across the New Orleans area. We hope this helps make your fall season filled...
In less than a month, the world will take on a pink hue. Pins, hats, cups - even the NFL joins in. It's a glorious month of pink, spreading awareness for a heartbreaking disease, and an inspirational moment to...
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Moms Who Swing

Talk about stepping out of your comfort zone. “I’m not sure I can do this," I thought to myself as I put on my shoes. My husband and I had been discussing the idea of me taking this step for...
I’ll never forget the summer when I drove my Volvo from Louisiana to Connecticut. A crunching sound had been coming from the driver’s side front wheel since before I left New Orleans, and I knew what it was. I...
My husband started coaching over 20 years ago, before we started our family. This October we will be married for 25 years. We have two daughters, Ainsley (20) and Shelby (17), and our family dog PJ, 7 years old...
Dear Nursery Teacher, The other day I asked my two-year-old, “Who loves you?” to which she responded, “Mommy!” and then “Daddy!” I then asked her, “Who else?” expecting to hear her say any of her cousins or grandparents. Instead, she shouted...
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...

 

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