Seleigh is a New Orleans native currently residing in Waggaman with her husband and two daughters. She stayed local and received her undergraduate degree from Loyola University New Orleans and Master’s from the University of New Orleans. She currently works at a New Orleans charter school as a School Operations Leader. As a life long civil servant she has found her passion dedicating her days to NOLA’s youngest residents! Seleigh spends her weekends running between extra curricular activities for her girls, festival hopping and enjoying dinner at her favorite restaurants.

5 Best Kid Friendly Burger Spots in New Orleans

5 Best Kid Friendly Burger Spots in New Orleans Who doesn't enjoy a night out when you don't have to fight your kids to eat or keep reminding them of "inside voices" the entire time?...

Hi, I’m a Gymnastics Mom!

I didn't expect to be here... In April 2013, I signed my daughter and myself up for a Mommy and Me gymnastics class. It was my mom guilt that brought me to the class to...

Oh, I Can REALLY Be Anything I Want to Be!?!

We've all heard the phrase growing up that you can be anything you want to be. As a female, this was drilled even deeper; but at 34 I finally get it. For years my...

5 Fabulous Black-Owned Eateries

New Orleans is a food mecca!  We have our own unique way of creating dishes and it draws people here by the thousands. Of course, there are all the big-name "top" restaurants that we...

Stop Judging Me: Pandemic Parenting

Living through a pandemic is tough enough but mom-shaming is at an all-time high. My mom-guilt was already on 100 and now I'm managing virtual schooling, questioning every sniffle and cough, cooking 10 meals...

Our Longer-than-Expected Pacifier Relationship

I'm sure we've heard it a thousand times, but nothing prepares you for parenting. We read all the books, blogs, and message boards; we ask family and friends questions and know all the "ideal" ways...
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Cold Weather Indoor Fun!

New Orleans is experiencing some chilly temps this week and if you're anything like me you are finding every opportunity to hide from the cold! We have been getting creative with the outdoor activities...
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Our New Sanity Saver: Journaling for Kids

This year has honestly been the roughest roads most kids have encountered.  Huge life changes, traditions canceled and holidays missed, kids and adults are carrying quite the load, and things can feel tough. Our newfound...

Unexpected Back to School Emotions

Back to school has been quite the journey and so different for each family this year. Since returning to school in person and sharing conversations with friends, our kiddos have been experiencing some unexpected...

Has Your Toddler had an Eye Exam?

Like all moms, I tried to do my best and follow all the suggested timelines for my kids regarding health screenings.  We go to all recommended well visits, dental visits, etc., but there was...
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Dear Chocolate Santa

Dear Chocolate Santa, Just four short months before Christmas and we are grieving your loss and the tradition you created. Some may have called you Chocolate Santa, others 7th Ward Santa, and those who worked...

Our COVID Experience :: What We Learned

Last month my husband, my daughter (presumed positive), and I were ridden with the dreaded COVID-19 virus. To say that I was terrified is an understatement. We were shocked and upset to find out...

Being My Child’s First Friend

  I grew up with a strong notion that my Mom was NOT my friend. It was a comment she made quite often that she was not here to be my friend and it's an...

My Husband Forgot His Wallet…

This morning my husband called me with an urgent voice. "Baby, can you look on my dresser; I think I left my wallet at home." I peered across the room and I spotted his...