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Sending Out A Recipe SOS {A Tale of Redundancy}

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I am going through that phase all moms go through. The "we eat the same thing all the time" phase. I have one child who will eat anything and one who would choose to...

Impetigo … Oh Heck No!

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You know how some people say everything has a "good, bad, and an ugly?" I am here to talk about one of the "uglies" of parenting. Those things that make me want to burn...

Hurricane A-Coming? I’m So Not Ready

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Unless you live under a rock, you know hurricane season started June 1. It is my sister's birthday so I always am aware of the date. I admit, that day there is also a little...

Why This Mom Loves Swim Team

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The first year we heard about trying out for swim team here in Houma, I'll admit, I was afraid. We were told of the evening practices during the school year and gruesome Saturdays spent in...

10 Reasons Why My New Nickname is “Buzzkill”

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Until recently my nickname was pretty easy, "Mom, Momma, Trace (short for Tracy), etc. Lately, though, I have noticed I have seemed to have acquired a new nickname, "Buzzkill." The nickname flashes in my head like a...

I See You, Teacher

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Dear Teacher, I just want you to know, I see you at the end of the year. I see the look of helplessness in your eyes as you see students struggle with standardized testing. I see the...
Jazz Fest

We’re Not Here For Jazz Fest

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Every year 400,000+ people converge on the fields of the fair grounds to attend Jazz Fest. It's two glorious weekends of your regular New Orleans life celebration ceremonies: happy people, drinks, hopefully sun, and...

It’s Not You, It’s Me {A Promise of Friendship}

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More than once I have seen the meme that reads, "Nobody is ever too busy; if they care they'll make time." Lately, I have also seen several blog posts floating around about how being...

To My Husband, Thank You For Mardi Gras.

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As we turned the corner of the civic center parking lot on the float, my heart swelled. There were at least 400 exhausted men standing on the sidewalk, bleary-eyed, arms crossed, all waiting for their...

Dear Adele, Can We Be Best Friends?

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Dear Adele, I just finished watching you on The Grammy Awards. I want to personally thank you for being so real. Thank you for messing up the George Michael tribute and asking to starting it over. Thank...

Let The Good Times Roll (and attend Mardi Gras) in Houma

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There is no place like Houma. I say it often, and truly mean it. We love New Orleans absolutely, but we also love our Houma. If you didn't know, Houma offers some fabulous Mardi Gras...

Sometimes You Just Have to Dig Deep

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Every nine weeks, my son's school recognizes the students who meet their reading goals with a party. The party includes a game certificate to a place that offers arcade games, pizza, and a hundred school...

10 Things I Learned From My Father {I Hope My Children Learn, Too}

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With my post running on my dad's birthday, I just couldn't help but write a post about him. But what about him? I could write about how patient he is, or how he's been there...

Where Are Your Manners?

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Technically I am the OG of the NOMB. (That's the Oldest Gal of the New Orleans Mom Blog.) I am 42 as of next month and have a kindergartner and a fourth-grader. That officially makes...