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Megan Albritton

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Mardi Gras Float Building For Beginners

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Mardi Gras season is in full swing. Schools are going on a week long vacation. There are parades every day until Wednesday. I was even in a parade this past Wednesday night! All of...

The 2014 Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps in New Orleans

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UPDATE :: Check out the 2015 Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps in and Around Greater New Orleans HERE!  Although we still have a few months before school ends and summer begins, now is the time to...

When Life Happens and Friends Go Their Separate Ways

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There was nothing that really prompted me to write this post but it was just something that has come up in conversation lately, especially among new mom friends. It’s HARD to make or keep...

Coping With Night Terrors

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Today on the blog - in conjunction with Touro Infirmary - we are absolutely thrilled to be opening a dialog about sleep through our "Rest Assured: You Are Not Alone" series. As moms we...

My Fairy Tale Ended: My Daughter Plays With Princesses After All

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Way back when, before I had kids, I judged parents who let their daughter be consumed by princesses and princess culture. I thought, “Why would parents let their daughters look up to these helpless...

Birthday Party Etiquette: Invites, RSVPs, Gifts, Oh My!

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Having a child in school means that you will be invited to and attend a decent amount of birthday parties. And, at some point, you will probably host one for your own child. I...

Where to Find Cute Girls Clothing in New Orleans … That Aren’t Smocked

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With the holiday season in full swing, I find now is the time of year I get the most use out of party dresses and fancy shoes for both me and my girls. I...

How Do I Get The Non-Stop Snacking To End?!

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My husband's recent Facebook post stated it perfectly: "5 years ago we were dining at French Laundry, now I'm negotiating with a 3 year old over how many chicken nuggets she must eat before...

Music To My Ears: Kids Music That is Bearable

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This time of year usually brings a lot of travel to visit family and friends, which means lots of time spent in the car. If your children are like mine, they want to hear...

A Mom’s Guide to Holiday Events in New Orleans

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The 2015 Guide to New Orleans Area Holiday Events for Families is FOUND HERE! There's no shortage of events, festivals and things to do in New Orleans ... and the holidays are no exception! If you're...

Librarian Approved Book Recommendations

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I graduated from library school (yes, there is such a thing) in 2008. During my time in school, I was living in Washington, D.C. and working in government. I focused my degree on law...

The Loss of a Multiple {Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day}

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In our family photos, you see two smiling children. What you don't see is the absence. In another time, there was another child: my oldest daughter's twin. The sweet baby who lived in me,...

Guess What? I Choose to Work … and Enjoy It!

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When I became pregnant with my first child, I thought that it would be so lovely to quit my job and stay home full time. I wanted to be the one to raise my child....

Choosing to Go Gray Gracefully … In My Thirties

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By the time baby #2 arrived, I was well on my way to my mid-thirties. I noticed a few gray hairs here and there but nothing crazy. Then about three months postpartum, it started....

 

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