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A Family Tradition: Ear Piercing

"When may her ears be pierced?" was among one of the first questions I asked our pediatrician at our daughter's first wellness visit. For me, having her ears pierced as a newborn was just...

An Open Letter to Future Working Mothers

I was inspired to write this letter following my recent visit to my alma mater to speak about my profession as an Architect. The previous time I had the honor to speak to young...

Moving to New Orleans: 5 Reasons You Should Move to the Crescent City Now...

Disclosure: Leasily, a New Orleans start-up reinventing rental property listings with professional photography and effortless landlord features, sponsored this post. Just over a year ago, my husband and I moved back to New Orleans, our native city,...

10 MORE Secrets to Share with the Mother-To-Be

Early last summer I shared the 10 Secrets to Share with the Mother-To-Be. This upcoming week, my oldest celebrates her third birthday, marking the beginning of my fourth year as a mother. Every day...

The Witching Hour: Conquering the Daily Challenge

Parents of young children across the world have one thing in common. It does not discriminate, and it strikes children of all ages. It makes parents watch the clock in fear, cover their eyes...

Choosing the “Best” School: Preparing for our Children’s Educational Odyssey

There we were. Sitting in uncomfortable chairs meant for mini-mes a third our age, listening to stories of past students' accomplishments, test score averages, extracurricular activities, drop-off/pick-up zones ... you guessed it. We were...

Planning a Stress-Free Carnival Season with Potty Trained Little Ones {Sponsored Post and Giveaway...

Disclosure: this is a sponsored post. While we received compensation for our time and efforts, we were thrilled to be asked to share the Potette Plus with you all, as we think it will...

Sharing a Bedroom Means a Daily Slumber Party With Your Best Friend

Today on the blog – in conjunction with Touro Infirmary – we are absolutely thrilled to be opening a dialog about sleep through our “Rest Assured: You Are Not Alone” series. As moms we...

Create Your Own Mardi Gras King Cake!

I spent five Mardi Gras seasons away from New Orleans. Jealous I was not being able to enjoy king cakes on a weekly basis and celebrate the Carnival season alongside my fellow New Orleanians,...

The Year in Review: How Will YOU Maximize 2014?

It's that time of year once again. As December drew to a close and a new year started, I found myself, like most, thinking "Where has the year gone?" It is also a time...

The War on Vegetables: Recipes for your Little Ones

I enter the battlefield, also known as my kitchen, every day determined to win a daily conflict around our dinner table: my toddler eating vegetables. With each passing week, it feels more like a...

Are Yoga Pants the New “Mom Jeans”?

An unspoken fashion phenomenon has swept our current generation of moms. I began to notice a particular article of clothing sported by moms in my neighborhood shortly after I landed my new role as...

The Secret to Becoming a Native New Orleanian

I was chatting away one morning at our neighborhood CCs with a local mom who asked me if I was born and raised in New Orleans. I proudly responded, "Yes!" However, it struck me...

Artichoke Balls: A Healthy Appetizer

I am very much looking forward to using my own breadcrumbs for this easy-to-make and fun-to-eat treat with the little ones. The best part is ... who knew this New Orleans favorite was healthy?! Artichoke...

 

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