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Disclaimer: I tried to write about this in a way that didn’t make me look like an absolute raving lunatic, but it wasn’t possible, so I’m just leaning into it. If anything, I hope my distress makes someone laugh...
A few weeks ago I shared a post on Facebook that said something along the lines of “Name a movie you can recite from start to finish.” There are a few movies that this rings true to in my...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by University Medical Center.  Keep Your Teen Driver Safe With These Six Rules of the Road Getting a driver’s license is a very exciting milestone for a teenager. It’s a first taste of freedom and an...
It was a typical Wednesday evening. My oldest was playing Adventure Academy on her iPad, my husband was on his way home from work, and I was about to make dinner. My 3-year asked if she could play with...
May you never be afraid to fail. I know you try so hard to do everything perfectly. I see you get frustrated when you don’t understand something new, and I have watched you cry when you make a mistake. I...
If you know me or have read any of my posts, you will understand that we have a very full schedule and an even fuller home. We love our big family and all the activities (most of the time)...
If you know me, it goes without saying: I’m a worrier by nature. On a scale of 1-10, my average, casual anxiety level usually hangs out around a 7, ready to jump to an 8 or higher at any...
In this bizzaro, upside down, unprecedented time, it seems so strange when there’s anything “normal” to be nervous about. Luckily, fate has done me a solid and thrown in just one of those things this week. Somehow, I am old enough...
Well, Here We Are Carrie Underwood said it best, "Jesus take the wheel." Y'all, how am I already here? It really feels like just yesterday she was driving her Dora the Explorer Power Wheels and running over everything in her...
This month for our “Be the Change Spotlight” we’d like to introduce you to The New Orleans Breastfeeding Center ("NOBC"), an organization committed to providing high-quality, holistic, and evidence-based lactation and infant feeding support to families in the New...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Sharkey’s Cuts For Kids in Metairie. However, many of us are already loyal customers at the Mandeville location and wholeheartedly recommend you check this out! A Reason to Get Excited :: Sharkey's Cuts...
Disclosure :: We recognize that much is actively changing in the childcare/educational climate at this time. Our sponsors at St. Martin's want you to know that they are available should you need assistance.  George Cottage and St. Martin's Are Available...
I'm sure we've heard it a thousand times, but nothing prepares you for parenting. We read all the books, blogs, and message boards; we ask family and friends questions and know all the "ideal" ways of doing things but parenting...
Disclosure :: This sponsored post is brought to you by our friends at Louise S. McGehee School. How McGehee Helps Young Girls Embrace Individuality and Independence :: A Mom's Perspective While most recent holiday wish lists were stacked with hoverboards, Baby...