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Danielle Blanco

Danielle Blanco
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Danielle is a native New Orleanian. She graduated from Ben Franklin and attended the University of New Orleans' undergraduate and graduate schools. She and her husband Abraham married in 2017 and welcomed their son Blaise in 2019 and son Beckham in 2021. She balances motherhood with working full time as the Director of People and Culture in the local healthcare and education industries. She is learning to embrace the chaos of life as a Mom. Danielle’s current struggle is navigating preschool options for her oldest and managing the endless appetite of her youngest. This type-A mama can usually be found on the go with a to-do list and a plan. She enjoys trying new things, thrifting, and is always in the middle of glittering or a DIY project. Additionally, she never turns down a happy hour or beach vacation. She is excited to experience New Orleans as a mom and is truly proud to call it home.

Recognizing the Mom in the Trenches This Mother’s Day

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Tips For Busy Moms:: Finding Time For Your Side Hustle 

Tips For Busy Moms :: Finding Time For Your Side Hustle 

Tips For Busy Moms:: Finding Time For Your Side Hustle  The term "side hustle" is officially in the dictionary and is defined as "work performed for income supplementary to one's primary job." I have tons...
Rising Costs :: How Is Everyone Affording Life Right Now?

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The Summer Camp Scramble: Working Mom Struggles

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Easter Baskets: New Orleans Mom Edition

Easter Baskets: New Orleans Mom Edition

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Why I Would Rather Attend a Parade Than Ride in One

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Toys, Toys, Nothing But Toys: The Christmas Aftermath 

Our family had a great Christmas. Lots of family time, lots of smiles, and inevitably, lots of toys. Seriously, more toys than we know what to do with. This happens every year, so I...

The Best Last Minute Gift Idea :: Perfect for Hosts and Coworkers

Full disclosure, I stole this idea from another Louisiana Mom who was gifted it. I love a good gift idea and decided to recreate them to gift this year. I don’t know about you, but...

Do You Give a Gift to Each Teacher?

It’s gift giving season and like most of you, I’ve made my lists and I’m checking them twice. I try to purchase gifts throughout the year, but no matter how well I try to...
Creating Healthier Habits :: My Juice Cleanse Experience

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Author's Note: this juice cleanse was not sponsored. I paid for it myself and the opinions below are my own. Creating Healthier Habits :: My Juice Cleanse Experience After a few weeks of bad eating and...
Tips on Attending Live Shows with Kids

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It Can Happen To Your Child Too :: My Lost Kid Story

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The Time I Got Lost As A Child Growing up, if I ever got lost, I was told to look for an adult with a uniform or badge on and ask them for help. I...
Working Mom Guilt :: My Kid Has to Go to Aftercare

Working Mom Guilt :: My Kid Has to Go to Aftercare

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Free And Educational Fun Idea :: Our First Trip to the Library!

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