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Mary Olivio

Mary Olivio
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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.

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....

Momma, Are You Thriving or Surviving During Quarantine?

As moms, we are constantly under some sort of pressure. Make sure the kids eat healthy, do great in school and excel in an extracurricular. I could go on because surely it doesn’t end...

We’re TWENTY New Orleans Moms Stronger in 2020 :: Meet Our New Contributors

We are excited to introduce our community to the newest members of the New Orleans Mom team. Each one is a powerful, energetic and inspiring New Orleans mom, and we can’t wait for you...

2020 Guide to Lenten Fish Fries Around New Orleans

2020 Guide to Lenten Fish Fries in New Orleans Lent is almost here! Fridays are synonymous with Fish Fries! It's a great time of year to support your community AND feed your family without having...

What’s In Your {Mardi Gras} Wagon?

What's In Your {Mardi Gras} Wagon? Ladder - Check Kids - Check Ice Chest - Check But what else are your must haves on the Mardi Gras parade route this season? We asked a group...

Get in the Picture, Momma!

“Everybody, look over here, smile!” Snap, snap, snap. I’m forever taking pictures of my children. Whether it’s capturing their smile on their birthday or just snapping a picture of them playing outside, I’m always taking...

Slow Down, Momma!

"Hurry up!” “We have to go!” “Come on, get in the car!” These are phrases I say way too often to my three children. On weekdays from sun up to sun down, I feel like we are...

My Top 5 Places to Buy Holiday Cards

Pumpkin Spice Lattes are on their way out and Red Cups have arrived! So, do you know what that means? The holidays are quickly approaching! Holiday music is already on Sirius Radio and any...

The Benefits of Siblings Sharing a Room

Back when we purchased our first (and current home), I was only a momma to a toddler. At the time, I thought our 3 bedroom / 2 bath home would be perfect for our...

Get Organized :: School Memory Box

The amount of papers that come home weekly from my school-aged children is crazy. Tests, homework and ALL the artwork tends to sadly collect dust on our family desk in our house. There have...

Flair Pens, Washi Tape, and Stickers, Oh My! :: Why I Love My Paper...

Back in high school and college, I always had a paper planner. I would jot down homework, test dates and most importantly, social events. I had an assortment of pens and markers and during...