Myndee is a 35ish year old New Orleans area native. She's an author, speaker and self-love advocate. As an introverted extrovert, Myndee loves being part of the generation where most of her friends live in her computer. She and her husband, Luis, live just outside the city with their three kids.

Pink Pineapple Punch

Pink Pineapple Punch Summer has arrived! It's time for longer days, flip flops, backyard barbecues and all things summer in New Orleans. I love being able to have dinner cooked on the grill while the...
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Moms Who Swing

Talk about stepping out of your comfort zone. “I’m not sure I can do this," I thought to myself as I put on my shoes. My husband and I had been discussing the idea of...

Worry :: What My Anxiety Looks Like

After an exhausting and jam packed day, I crawl into my bed looking forward to some much needed rest. Though my body is weary, my mind is just getting started. My thoughts pour in...

Dear Mamas, Chase Your Dreams

I’ve been blogging for over 10 years, but my hands are trembling and shaking as I type these words. I have a story to tell and passions to pursue, but so do you, and...
Book Review :: The Original New Orleans Moms Were Mutinous Women

Choosing Compassion Over Judgement

Oh man. You did it this time. You fumbled. You did something that you know the other parents would surely judge you for. Maybe your child ate a tube of toothpaste. Maybe you meant...
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Unsolicited Advice for New Moms

When I was pregnant, I was subject to tons of unsolicited advice from well-meaning friends, family and even strangers. Usually, I had no intention of following the advice, as I knew I would find...
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Just Get the Vasectomy

This post is inspired by all the women who lament that their husband refuses to get a vasectomy. Dear Men, I understand your manhood is important to you. Your testicles are basically an inside organ living...
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There’s Always Next Year

The silence in the room was deafening. The defeat was palpable. The goodbyes were swift and unenthusiastic. No post victory celebrations were to be had. I wanted to say something to everyone as we made...
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Hang in There, Mama; You Got This

To the pregnant mom, Everything is uncomfortable. Your husband or employer or both are on your last nerve. If you have a child or children already, you are extra done. You’re peeing every five seconds,...
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I Can’t Be Fearless

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire. –Author Unknown When I first read the above quote, it really resonated with me. I am finally starting to go after the things I...
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KonMari Your Digital Life

I have not yet read the book, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, but I have read just about every blog post written on the subject. I struggle with the concept of “if...

Highlight Reel Talk

My highlight reel is real. It’s just … highlights. I don’t sportsball, so correct me if I’m wrong, but when the ESPN announcer features the highlights of a sporting event, she or he shows the...
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It Got Better :: Life in the Sweet Spot

Does it really get better? I used to wonder if things would ever get better while I was knee deep in all that comes with raising three kids, three and under. The tl;dr version: yes...
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10 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Years of Parenting

Ten years ago today I was almost due with my first child. Now, I am a busy mom of a 9-year-old, 8-year-old and 6-year-old. In just three short years, I went from being childless...