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Ursuline Academy New Orleans

Ursuline Academy’s SmartLab: Where Girls Become Trailblazers

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Ursuline Academy.  Ursuline Academy's SmartLab: Where Girls Become Trailblazers At Ursuline Academy, girls are encouraged to become trailblazers. Girls are encouraged to make their own paths by thinking creatively,...
McGehee's Family Engineering Night

McGehee’s Family Engineering Night

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Louise S. McGehee School. McGehee's Family Engineering Night I am frantically gathering pom-poms from under the tables A kid just glued my wooden ruler to her duct taped covered prototype, and...

Mardi Gras in Houma :: The Perfect Family Friendly Mardi Gras Experience

It’s Carnival time!!!  Without a doubt, one of the most fun and festive traditions celebrated across Louisiana all year. If you are looking for the perfect family-friendly Mardi Gras experience, look no further than...

Nine Years Old and Suicidal: One Year Later

Full disclosure: This post was written with the complete permission of my son. He has read it and approved its publishing. That said, we’ve chosen to publish it anonymously. This post is an update...
Ridgewood Prep

Dear Ridgewood, Thank You For The Memories

Dear Ridgewood, Thank You For The Memories Where did you go to high school? Anyone from New Orleans knows how common this question is. The answer for me is Ridgewood Prep. Not only did I attend high...
Bounce House New Orleans

The Greater New Orleans Birthday Party Guide

Best Birthday Party Venues in New Orleans The Ultimate Guide to Birthday Parties in Greater New Orleans "Each birthday is a new beginning, full of promise and opportunity and the chance to make dreams come true."...

We Are About to Move Away From New Orleans, and I Have All the...

My love letter to leaving New Orleans. For the second time that is. I grew up in Chalmette and always daydreamed of a life that took me away to a big city with hustle and bustle....
krewe of cleo

Krewe of Cleopatra to Return to Magazine Street in 2023!

Krewe of Cleopatra to Return to Magazine Street in 2023! Today the members of Krewe of Cleopatra received the best news ever ... the parade, which is celebrating 50 years this year, WILL be resuming...

My Marriage Was Over: How I Knew It Was Time

As a divorcee, I get a lot of questions from people about marriage issues, legal separation, the divorce process, and custody arrangements. I'm no expert and certainly never asked to be a leader in...

Tips for Communicating with Your Child’s Teacher – From a Teacher

Positive parent-teacher communication is an important part of student success. As both a parent and a teacher, I recognize that sometimes the expectations of each are flawed or at odds with one another. As...
Where to take swim lessons in New Orleans?

Swimming Lessons in New Orleans

Finding swim lessons in New Orleans and getting your children water safe is extremely important because we are surrounded by water here. If you are moving to New Orleans, you will soon discover that...

Multiple Orgasms: Are They Even Real? O, Yes They Are!

Multiple orgasms (in one sexual experience) once seemed like a far-away, fairytale land that didn't actually exist to me. I guess I thought they were made up or made for movies or something. With...
2023 Houma parade schedule

Houma and Outlying Area Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

2023 Houma Mardi Gras Parade Schedule Below is the 2023 Houma Mardi Gras parade schedule (including other outlying areas of New Orleans). If you are looking for the Jefferson Parish / Metairie parade schedule, click...
2023 Metairie parade schedule

Metairie Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

2023 Metairie Mardi Gras Parade Schedule Below is the 2023 Metairie Mardi Gras parade schedule (and Jefferson Parish). If you are looking for the New Orleans parade schedule, click here. The Northshore parade schedule (Mandeville...