Mary Olivio

Mary is a caffeine addicted boy mom to Noah, Liam and Luke. This “stay at home” mom can typically been found cruising in her minivan, jamming to Beyonce with a Starbucks in hand on her way to carpool or after school activities. Mary has been married to her high school sweetheart since 2007. She is a founder of Delivering Hope NOLA and the Vanessa Wolff Scholarship Fund at her Alma Mater. Mary is passionate in the local preemie community and has been heavily involved with the March of Dimes since her sons Liam and Luke were born premature.

NOLA Moms Need to Know :: New Orleans Activities in April 2021

Spring has sprung and April is here! There are many Easter events this month throughout the area so take advantage of seeing the Easter Bunny before he hops out of town. The weather is...

NOLA Moms Need to Know :: New Orleans Activities in March 2021

March is here and we are ready for some Spring events! Check out the arrival of the Easter Bunny at Lakeside Shopping Center and ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day virtually with St. James...

NOLA Moms Need to Know :: New Orleans Activities in February 2021

While Mardi Gras may be canceled, there are still lots of activities in the New Orleans area to celebrate! This month if full of family friendly Valentines and Mardi Gras events. Make sure to...

Ten Years Later

Ten years ago last month, I found out I was pregnant for a second time. This time getting pregnant wasn’t as easy as the first, so seeing those 2 pink lines after TTC for...

Let Them Eat, King Cake!

Mardi Gras may be cancelled this year but our love for king cake isn't! While we may not be parading in the streets this year, we can certainly still enjoy king cake 6 feet...

NOLA Moms Need to Know :: New Orleans Activities in January 2021

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2021! Check out our monthly guide for all of our favorite family friendly activities taking place in and around New Orleans this month! This is in no way intended...

‘Cause We Need a Little Christmas

"right this very minute!" Bring on Christmas! It may only be early November, but I have my Lifetime Christmas Movie on while I am snuggled up in my bed with some coffee. Christmas is without...

Our Son’s Ride on a Helicopter: What Abby Means To Us

Disclosure :: Children's Hospital of New Orleans is a sponsor of New Orleans Mom. That said, we are extremely grateful for life saving and critical help they provide patients, both locally and across the...

Dear NICU Nurse

Dear NICU Nurses, As a mom to two miraculous preemies who both had their own journey in the NICU, I am extremely grateful to the wonderful nurses who took care of my sons. There is...

Target Drive Up :: Game Changer

Disclaimer :: This service is new and not available in all areas yet. They are testing it out and learning as they go! To read more about it, click here. Attention all Moms, I repeat...

Tips for Traveling to the Beach During Covid-19

To vacation or not to vacation, that is the question! Starting in April, I found my social media feed full of beautiful beach pictures. Since everyone was doing virtual school, families decided to to opt...

{Virtual} Vacation Bible School 2020

Summer is here! However, things don't look the same as previous summers. Some camps chose not to reopen and others have opened with limited capacity with numerous safety measures. My children always look forward...

Worth the Drive :: Bay St. Louis Beach

School is out for summer! The excitement that always leads up to the last day of school wasn't quite the same this year. However, my kids were still so happy to pack away their workbooks...

Looking Ahead :: Questions Surrounding the 2020/2021 School Year

As this crazy unpredictable school year comes to an end, I can’t help but wonder how school will look come August. The city of New Orleans is moved into Phase 1 this past weekend....