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A New Orleans Girl’s Guide to the Best Margaritas

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Mmmmmm, Margaritas! It's Cinco de Mayo, y'all, and if you haven't already scarfed down some chips and salsa and a taco or two, you still have time. We hope you'll take this list of...

Off Her Meds: Leaving PPD Medication Behind

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Off Her Meds: Leaving PPD Medication Behind Like all tax accountants, I've got a big deadline looming. For me, this deadline comes with additional anxiety as it marks the day I will wean from the anti-depressants I...

Baby’s First Haircut: How Do You Know When It’s Time?

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How do you know when it's time for your baby's first haircut? I should preface this post by stating that the "baby" I am referring to is my almost seventeen month old son who, according...

The Ultimate Bunny Bait Recipe

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It is tax season in my neck of the woods, and this year in my department, we have implemented a "snack corner." It resides in an empty cubical outside of my office and  contains...

Working Mom Diaries: Leaving a Professional Legacy

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Being a working mom is an eternal evaluation of balance and presence of mind. Recently, as I was discussing the rapidly approaching tax season ahead of us with a colleague, she asked me a...

How to Catch a Muses Shoe (And Other Elusive Carnival Throws)

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How to Catch a Muses Shoe (And Other Elusive Carnival Throws) "A shoe, a shoe, please lady a shoe!!" As a Muses rider, this is the anthem we hear for almost six miles. It's the...

How to Build an Art Cart Your Child Will Love

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Until recently, I had no idea what an art cart was and how incredibly engaging one would be for our four year old. Like me, Jane is a highly emotional perfectionist who likes to please...

The Truth Behind Our Holiday Cards

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I love holiday cards. I know some people think they are wasteful, but I love walking through the door each day in December to find a stack of red and green envelopes inked with...

Our Top Ten Birthday Traditions {Making Each Year Special}

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Top Ten Birthday Traditions November is a month long birthday celebration in our house. Mine starts things off and is quickly followed by my son's which precedes my daughter's by ten days. The folks at...

What a Tease: When My Preschooler was Teased at School

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Until now, I have seen my role as a mother as my child's protector. I don't hover over her, but she has inherited my clumsiness, so she has had her fair share of bumps and...

But, Mommy I Was Trying to Fly {A Look Inside A Child’s Imagination}

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Before I was a grown up with a mortgage and a job and a husband and two children, I was a dreamer. There was nothing I wanted more than to be an actress tackling...

A Letter to My Children About Hurricane Katrina: You Are Our New Beginning

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My dearest children, For the past ten years on August 29th, I have taken this day, the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, to reflect on our Katrina story. Growing up here in New Orleans, you will...

When a Stranger Taught My Daughter to Share

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My daughter is what I like to kindly refer to as "strong-willed." It feels more productive than saying that she is just hard headed or stubborn. There is some kind of comfort gained by...

Random Acts of Kindness For Kids

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At our house, we often talk about thinking of others; however, last week I was reminded that actions speak louder than words. One morning, as I sat at a red light with my children in...