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Tara Rosenkranz

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Tara is a mom of four and lives in Metairie with her husband, kids, dog, birds and turtle. When she's not at home with her circus, she's at work or taxiing children around the city. Her favorite holiday is Mardi Gras. Tara loves to read, drink KranzCoffee and eat Double Stuff Oreos.

This is 12 {Not a Man but Not a Child}

This is 12 {Not a Man but Not a Child} Twelve is growing his hair so he can hide behind it. Twelve has a vocabulary that rivals my own. Twelve hides in his room and texts his friends. Twelve...

Choosing the Best School for Your Special Needs Child

French Immersion When the boys were little, we knew we wanted them to attend French Immersion School. It’s one of the main reasons we chose to move to New Orleans. While it’s been a journey...

The Day I Owed My Son an Apology :: Humble Pie

Pool Party Last weekend I took my kids to a pool party for the Cub Scouts. There were many families there, most of whom we knew fairly well from Scouting. It was a time to...

5 Reasons to Take an Electronic-Free Family Vacation

Device-Free Vacation I am not against screens. My kids spend a fair amount of time in and around electronics during the summer. With various week-long camps comes exhausted evenings in front of movies and the...

Grandchildren Friendly Outings in New Orleans :: 25 Unique Ideas For Your Family

Whether you're in New Orleans simply to visit your grandchildren or whether you live in New Orleans as a grandparent year round, you may be wondering what activities across New Orleans are family friendly....

When You Don’t Like Your Spouse

Message from the author: please read to the end. When You Don’t Like Your Spouse Some days I don’t like my husband. There are times when he frustrates me to no end. There are moments where I...

Getting Kids to Eat Veggies {Tips and Tricks}

1:4 is No Good Only one of my four children eat any and all vegetables that are put in front of them. In fact, she (my 5 year old), specifically requests salads and vegetables for...

To OB or Not to OB :: Making the Choice to Switch GYN’s After...

To OB or not to OB I have four children. Each set is 18 months apart, so I've pretty much used my OB/GYN as my Primary Care doctor for the last 11 years. Now that...

Preserving Memories for Your Kids Post-Divorce

Happy Ex-Wife, Happy Ex-Life I was with my ex-husband for nine years. In that time, we built a TON of memories together. We had a Star Wars themed wedding. We had two boys. We went...

It’s NOT About the Creepy Girl :: Lessons From the YouTube Momo Hysteria

It's NOT About the Creepy Girl :: Lessons From the Momo Hysteria By now, we've all seen the creepy, bug-eyed girl with the long black hair jumping through our screens. These posts are shared by...

10 Clues You Are a Working Mom During Mardi Gras

10 Clues You Are a Working Mom During Mardi Gras Motherhood is a constant struggle for work-life balance. Family pressures are constant, but what does it look like when you add Carnival season to the...

3 Ways to Mardi Gras in the Rain with Kids

Rain on Your Parade In New Orleans, Mardi Gras is the most wonderful time of the year. A few weeks of all-bets-are-off, broken diets, candy for breakfast and "what bedtime?" and the season is over. Just...

Why Our Family Has Made Sun Belt Sports Fest a Tradition

Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Sun Belt Conference, though all opinions expressed are my own. Why Our Family has Made Sun Belt Sports Fest a Tradition March Madness March Madness is right around the corner!...

Setting Limits :: Making Sense of the new Screen Time feature in iOS 12.0+

Setting Limits :: Making Sense of the new Screen Time feature in iOS 12.0+ Like many children these days, my four have devices they can use to play games and watch movies. Managing the time...

 

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