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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.

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...

How to Manage a Sleepover for “Big Kids” :: Keep it Simple

The Big Kid Sleepover My son recently turned 11. Birthday parties aren't as cool as they used to be, though video games are very "in." Sleepovers are the best thing ever, but how many boys...

When the Eldest Knows :: Transitioning Elf Duties to the Big Kid

Our Elf We got our Elf on the Shelf in 2012. I thought it would be a fun way to get into the Christmas spirit and help motivate the kids to behave and get along....

Our Family’s Holiday Tradition : Christmas Eve Books

Jolabokaflod Last year, I read about Jolabokaflod, or the Yule Book Flood; a tradition that takes place in Iceland. I was so excited to start this tradition in my own family, especially after watching Frozen's...

Why Magazine Subscriptions Make a Great Gift for Kids {Avoiding the Fourth Grade Slump}

Kids Love Stories From birth and beyond, fiction is presented to us and typically, this is where we fall in love with reading. Once Upon a Time ... are the words we look for when...

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