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Tara Rosenkranz

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Tara is a mom of four and lives in Metairie with her husband, kids and various pets. 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.

3 Ways to Mardi Gras in the Rain with Kids

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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

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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!...

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

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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

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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

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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}

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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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What You Need to Know About Jefferson Parish and New Orleans Charter Schools

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What's a Charter School? Charters are public schools that operate outside of the traditional Parish School System, though some are still authorized and overseen by the local school board (Type 1 & 3). Type 2, 4 & 5...

Does the Perfect School Photo Truly Exist? One Mom Weighs In

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The Notice Usually emptying my kids' backpacks is a chore. I find a bunch of drawings and cut up pieces of paper "money," an acorn, a rock, someone else's broken barrette and try to decide...

Making Time to Read :: Benefits for Us and Them

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Making Time to Read :: Benefits for Us and Them I used to see moms on social media posting photos of books they've read and asking for recommendations for more. I would say to myself "How in...

School Supply Hacks for Moms Who Hate Shopping

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Every year we receive a school supply list a mile long, and now we have these lovely, lengthy lists for three of our four children. We thank our lucky stars that the fourth still has...

From “No Thank You” to “Yes Please” :: Why I’ve Changed My Take on...

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Why No Camp? Two years ago, I wrote a post explaining why I was a "No Thank You" to summer camp. I cited reasons such as the kids needed unstructured down time and how I was looking...

The Secret Life of Moms {Best Dry Shampoo}

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Living in a Hole Apparently, I've been living in a hole. I've heard about dry shampoo but never felt like it was something I'd ever use and maybe even secretly questioned those who did use...

How Meril Made Our Anniversary Dinner Special

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Anniversary Plans My husband and I work full time and have four children. It's a chore to get out of the house alone but we try to manage date nights every so often, especially to...

Game Changer :: Shipt Same-Day Grocery Delivery

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Disclosure: This is NOT a sponsored post. All opinions expressed are my own; I just really love it!  So Many Kids, So Many Groceries I have four children. This means I either cart them all to...