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We are told apply sunscreen to protect us from skin cancer, but what happened to my son after applying sunscreen has me concerned. One morning, I was getting him ready for water day at school and I grabbed a...
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 meals and snacks. I have...
This is not easy for me to write but knowing I can help raise awareness, I know that I have to. This is also not easy for me to think about. I have never, ever, considered myself to be...
Last summer, our schedule did not allow us to take a long family vacation. We were, however, grateful to have a weekend getaway to the beach. Since we didn’t have much time there, I planned some special activities for...
SUMMER IS HERE!!!! I'm not going to lie and say summer is my favorite, because it isn't. Basic fall girl right here. The first cool breeze, pumpkin spice lattes, football, leggings, whew I'm excited for fall already! I think being...
We are a sensory bin family, and I am here to tell you why you should be too. For such a minor investment, these have turned out to be my children's absolute favorite items to play with in our home....
I could be angry about a lot right now, but I’m choosing not to. I could be angry that after going 3 ½ years unmedicated (this last round), my son was seizure free, until this morning. I could be angry that...
My youngest son is in his third and final year at MDO. He has had a great experience there. It was a life saver when both of my kids started. I am grateful to our neighbor for referring us...
When I was a kid, all I wanted to be when I grew up was a mom ... and a neonatologist because they dealt with little babies all day every day. I was THAT kid who was obsessed with...
"I'm so sorry we were such a distraction during church!" "I'm sorry she kept touching your shirt!" "I'm sorry she threw puffs at you!" "I'm sorry she (literally) growled at you!" Every weekend we take our five kids to church, and every single...
My 3 year old loves getting his nails painted. He has a baby doll he sleeps with every night and that he use to carry around none stop. He loves princesses. But he’s also obsessed with Pokémon. He spends...
Family Fun Guide to Hammond {60+ Activities for Families In New Orleans} At the far reaches of the Northshore, the Hammond area is a great place for families outside of New Orleans. For the 10th year in a row, Hammond...
We began Kindermusik when my twins were 3 months old. I was a new mom staying home with my boys, and I was eager to get outside and explore the world with them a little.  Our local New Orleans...
:: Beep, beep, beep :: The noises from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit are like no other. There is a constant beeping and humming from the machines and monitors. And every now and then when those more alert alarms...

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