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.
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An Okay Diet is Okay with Me

I’ve tried Whole 30 on several occasions, but the best I could do was “Whole 7.” I’ve tried “diet bets” and lost money not weight. I’ve tried clean eating challenges, and though I learned a lot,...
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NOLA Moms Need to Know :: New Orleans Activities in Februray 2017

One month down, 11 to go! How's your year? Sticking to those resolutions? If you're looking to plan some family fun, Mardi Gras festivities and maybe even a date night or two, you're in...
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Dear Ashley

Dear Ashley Louviere,  We don’t know you, but we feel like we do. We are fellow New Orleans moms, and we are grieving this devastating loss with you.  Because New Orleans is such a “little, big...
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You Can Make 2017 YOUR Year

Hey mama! I'm talking to you. Yes, you. The mom who is always running late, skips showers more often than she’d like to admit, hasn’t asked for the much deserved raise, didn’t graduate college,...
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13 Problems Crunchy Moms Will Understand

To a lot of people, I would be considered a crunchy mom, but to many others, who are far more crunchy than myself, I am likely considered mainstream. I don't really care either way,...
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Girls Just Wanna Have … Equal Representation {And Fun!}

It is November 2013. I am on the hunt for a Christmas gift for my 5 year old daughter. But as I scan the aisles at Toys R Us, I begin to wonder if...
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To the Mom Who Didn’t Get the Natural Birth She Wanted

You are pregnant, and have a desire to give birth without intervention. You want to bring your baby into the world in the most natural way possible. You don’t want a medal. You don’t...
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The BEST Way to Find Out the Sex of Your Baby

When you ask someone whether you should find out the sex of your baby in advance or at the delivery, you will be met with strong answers. Both “sides” adamantly proclaim their way is...
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The Best Thing I Ever Ate … In NOLA

It is no secret that New Orleans is a food lover's paradise. We have delicious, local restaurants in every neighborhood, and at all sorts of price points. You do not need to spend a...
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Dear Husband, I am Not Mad at You

When I seem frustrated with you and short with you, it is hardly ever about YOU. It is about me, and this age and stage we are in. When I am completely spent at the...
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Visit One of Florida’s Best Beaches with Allegiant

Disclosure :: This post is brought to you by our sponsors at Allegiant and Visit St. Pete/Clearwater. I love to travel. If I could, I would spend more time traveling than at home. Before kids,...
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My Kindergartener has a Boyfriend {And I’m Okay with It}

My Kindergartener has a Boyfriend {And I'm Okay with It} I was shocked to say the least when, just weeks into Kindergarten, my daughter proclaimed "I have a boyfriend now." This is most certainly one...
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American Heritage Inspired Iced Mocha

I recently wrote about my press trip to Nashville, thanks to our sponsors at American Heritage Chocolate, and as promised, I'm brining you a recipe using their decadent chocolate!! I have to say, I LOVE...
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Visiting the Hermitage Museum in Nashville

First off, I need to thank our sponsors American Heritage Chocolate and The Hermitage Museum for this opportunity. It is not everyday this mama gets a chance to travel, much less alone and to...