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Karen

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Local Mompreneur Feature: Cara Benson of Tartine

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I was brand spanking new to NOLA when I headed to Tartine for my first ever "meet-up" with local moms. The food, the conversation, the ebb and flow of this simple, small and humble...

Breastfeeding: Ball and Chain, Mommy Super Power or Both?

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I am going to start this post with a confession that may surprise you. I exclusively breastfed but it really irritates me when people only portray the positive traits of breastfeeding. While the La...

Why I Believe Every NOLA Mom Should Consider A Staycation

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I was lucky enough the weekend before last to have my mom in town. She volunteered to watch Weston so that the husband and I could take off on a grand three day, two...

To Work or Not To Work: THAT is The Question

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When debating the merits of working versus not working I have come to the realization that neither is the perfect solution. No matter which combination of mothering and working you choose, you are missing something, struggling...

I Struggled With My Birth Options; In The End The Big “C” Was Best...

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When I was 13 I had a long, invasive and very painful surgery which placed Harrington rods along the length of my spine to correct a dramatic S shaped curvature. At 13 I was...

Local Mompreneur Feature: Heather Hays of The Palm Tree Playground

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I first heard about the Palm Tree Playground this past year at NOLA Baby and Child Fest. Heather, mom to two little girls ages five and three, was at the event passing out flyers...

Married Mom of One Covered in Spit Up Seeks Playground Date: Dating for New...

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Let's just cut to the chase and be honest: seeking new "mom friends" can be a bit awkward. As the new girl in town, I had many reservations about jumping back into the "friendship...

Introducing Karen: South Florida Native Slowly Converting to Louisiana Lover

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Hello! My name is Karen and I am beyond thrilled (and honored) to be joining this fabulous group. I am a South Florida girl that loves Florida with an enthusiasm that rivals the way...