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Nikki

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Nikki was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, she has lived in Seattle and Portland. After visiting New Orleans, she fell in love with the city, and she and her husband decided to take a chance and move from the PNW to NOLA. Nikki has two kids, Amaya (16) and Tyson (13), she and her husband Dave have been married for 16 years, they live on the Northshore. Nikki works full time as a NICU nurse. Nikki and her family have fully embraced the culture of New Orleans, while they live on the Northshore, they play in New Orleans as often as they can. As a member of New Orleans Mom, she hopes to bring the perspective of the veteran mom and life with big kids and teenagers.

The Podcast Addict Is Back Again

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I’m Back That’s right y’all I am back and believe it or not, I have a whole new list of podcasts for your listening pleasure. If you haven’t read my first two posts on my...

What’s Your Shower Style?

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Late Night Discussions Working the night shift can lead to some interesting topics of discussion. After spending 12 hours a day with the same people for years, you get pretty open about all things. Recently...

Dear Festivals, Welcome Back!

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New Orleans is Like Nowhere Else Let’s face it. Our city is unique and our people are unique. These are just a couple of reasons why it is amazing living here. Yes, our city has...

College Tours: The Next Parenting Chapter

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Pinch Me, There Is No Way This Is Real Life Y'all time is a thief. I am not okay. I blinked and all of a sudden my first baby is on the verge of starting...

Not My Cup of Tea

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Your Fetch Is My Cringe A recent New Orleans Mom post about sayings or actions on social media that irk the writer made me think about all the trends that make me feel the same...

365 Days of Positivity

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No Resolutions Here Like most people, I have done the “This year I will ...” and midway into January, whatever resolution I chose had already fallen by the wayside. There is a constant goal in...

Sober Curious: More Than Just Dry January and Sober October

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'Tis The Season Here we are in January ... a new year, new goals, a fresh start for some, and for others, it's like the exhale of the year. We made it through the holidays...

A Not So Lonely Only: Having Just One Child is Okay!

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The Perfect Child My parents had me in their mid-twenties. They were young and fun, essentially we grew up together. Having just one child was a choice for them. They had discussed more kids early...

Antihistamines, Epi-Pens, and Steroids: Welcome To The Allergic Life

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Does Anyone In Your Party Have Allergies? This question is a fairly new and fairly common question these days; it seems to be asked at almost all restaurants and even theme parks. When filling out...

Diagnosed with ADHD as an Adult

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Social Butterfly Every report card and teacher conference from my childhood said the same thing. Something along the lines of “She’s a wonderful kid, a very bright student, but she’s very social.” And being “very...

Podcasts You Need To Be Listening To

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The Follow Up Consider this a follow up to my last post about being a podcast junkie. I have my old favorites and some new favorites that I have to share. I listen to podcasts...

PNW Wonderland

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Why Would You Leave After moving to Louisiana, people always ask me why I would leave? There is lots of rain, the insane cost of living, and so much traffic. But there are things I...

The Most GOURDgeous Time of The Year

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Happy Fall Y’all I am a summer lovin' girl, the holiday season is my jam, spring lets us know that sun and fun are on the way, but dang, I really love the fall! During...

The Friend With Anxiety

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I'm Your Girl Want to go out on a random Wednesday? Call me. Themed party? I am there. I love going out, even if it means just coming to your house to have some wine,...