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We Took the Kid-Free Trip {and Everyone Survived}

I've read all the posts about taking the kid-free trip and making time for you and your spouse. While deep down I knew that would be good, it never happened. In my child's six...

Bloom :: A New and Expectant Mom’s Brunch 2019 {RECAP}

Disclosure :: Our annual Bloom Mother’s Day Brunch was sponsored by Children's Hospital and Touro Infirmary. Last Sunday, the New Orleans Moms Blog team, along with several community members and new and expectant New Orleans area mothers, gathered...

My Kid is a Slow Eater {And It’s a Problem}

My kid eats slow. Let me back up. My kid eats so slow that he probably doesn't know that most meals prepared are meant to be enjoyed warm. He eats so slowly, the idea...

7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt Recap

Disclosure:: Our 7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt was sponsored by: Children's Hospital, Touro Infirmary, and Raising Cane's. And a special thanks to the very talented When You Wish Entertainment for hopping over to surprise...

When Opposites Attract :: Living an Active Lifestyle, His & Hers Edition With tasc...

Disclosure :: tasc Performance, a New Orleans based company, sponsored this review and shared many awesome products to try, though all opinions expressed are our own.  His {tasc Performance} Thoughts I know this sounds crazy, but...

10 Spots for a Girls {& Date} Night on the Northshore

When it comes to restaurant recommendations, I feel like the Northshore gets no love. I get it. There are SO MANY great places to eat in the city, and that drive across the lake...

Practical Homework Tips {From a Teacher Who Hates Homework}

For those of you who know me, you know that I teach high school students. The approach to high school is very different than the approach I take with my elementary-aged child. First of...

5th Annual Donuts with Santa {Recap Post}

Disclosure :: Last weekend, we hosted two amazing playdates for our readers in celebration of the upcoming holiday season! On the Southshore we hosted one huge playdate at the beautiful Cannery for the second year,...

Why Letters From Students are Sweeter Than Homemade Treats

Please Don't Give Me Homemade Treats: A Teacher's Plea Before I begin, I feel the need to provide a disclaimer of sorts. I am a high school teacher, and, in case you didn't know, gift...

Give Experiences, Not Things :: A Mom’s Wishlist

There seems to be a lot of different approaches to giving gifts for Christmas. There's the four gift rule: something to wear, something to read, something they want, something they need. There's the free-for-all....

Friendsgiving is Pretty Much the Best Thing Ever

What is Friendsgiving? Friendsgiving is generally hosting a Thanksgiving meal among friends a week before the actual holiday. I've been doing Friendsgiving for a few years now, and I can officially attest that every person needs...

My Kid has Eczema: Here’s What I Want You to Know

If there's one thing I've learned in my son's five years of life, it's that more people have eczema than I realized. I wrote a post several years ago about trying to stop the...

Halloween 2018 :: Snack and Shop at Lakeside Shopping Center {Recap}

Disclosure :: Our Second Halloween Event was sponsored by Lakeside Shopping Center, St. Martin’s Episcopal School, and Bryan Subaru. The title sponsors answered all of our emails and calls quickly and with grace and met with us...

My Love-Hate Relationship with LEGOs

I started writing this post in my head, as I was cursing the LEGO pieces I picked up after accidentally knocking into the coffee table and subsequently stepping on one. If you have LEGOs...

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