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Mommy Duty ... We are a family of 4, my husband, myself, a kindergartener and a first-grader. We have no extended family in town and a full-time job for the husband and a “flexible” work from home job for me....
With the 1st semester of school about 8 weeks in, routines have been established, expectations have been set, grades have been given, and maybe your parent anxiety has kicked in a little (or a lot). It’s time to schedule...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by St. Andrews Episcopal School. St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Upcoming Open Houses Are you interested in learning more about St. Andrew’s Episcopal School and the admission process? Please join us for an Open House on October...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Ursuline Academy, New Orleans. Raising Reggio: Three Ways to Bring the Reggio Emilia Approach to Learning Home “Each child is unique and the protagonist of his or her own growth. Children desire to acquire knowledge,...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by The Parenting Center of New Orleans.  The Parenting Center School Fair and Kindergarten Readiness Forum The Parenting Center has been an integral part of New Orleans parenting culture for decades. Offering a range of...
Way back when I was a new mom, I would have vehemently shunned the idea of a joint birthday party for my precious firstborn. His first birthday party was a Pinterest inspired blow out. Birthdays were always special when...
Disclosure: This post was written by Katye Irwin, LPC, LPC-S, NCC and Tricia Newton, LPC, NCC, counselors in Upper and Middle School Divisions, and sponsored by The Academy of the Sacred Heart. Confidence Coaching Our Daughters Building Confidence When we ask a...
The Flu Never Comes at a Good Time :: Make The Right Call and Get Your Flu Shot Disclosure: This post is sponsored by LCMC Health Urgent Care. Tune In The flu might strike right before your big presentation at work. Your...

Straight Up Now Tell Me

Sugarcoating was never my strong suit. Even as a child, I can remember my mother’s surprise and slight embarrassment to my shockingly honest responses to her colleague’s benign inquiry, “And how are you doing today?” As an Executive Coach,...
This is 12 {Not a Man but Not a Child} Twelve is growing his hair so he can hide behind it. Twelve has a vocabulary that rivals my own. Twelve hides in his room and texts his friends. Twelve snuggles up in bed next...
I grew up going to traditional public school in Missouri and was never homeschooled a day in my life. My husband was homeschooled, attended private school and attended public school all at different points in his schooling career. When...
My Childhood Growing up, I had a lot of freedom. I was a latch-key kid. I was allowed to roam the neighborhood and play at friends' houses. I was able to play outside until dark as long as it was...
With school starting back this week, I find myself looking for something to do during the day, even though all summer I’ve been excited and waiting for this day to come. Getting uniforms and school supplies together for the...
True story: I say yes to pretty much anything my child's school asks me to do. Before you roll your eyes, hear me out. I actually really enjoy volunteering at school. Also, I have the time. Some of my...

 

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