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My kid eats slow. Let me back up. My kid eats so slow that he probably doesn't know that most meals prepared are meant to be enjoyed warm. He eats so slowly, the idea of "breakfast" in the morning,...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Tulane Pre-College and was written by Kristin Guidry. When They're Too Big for Summer Camp :: Tulane Pre-College Offers a Solution to "Brain Drain"   Summer can be more than just fun… Summer is a magical time...
I love any excuse to celebrate and be festive. One thing, though, I cannot get behind: trinkets for EVERY holiday at school! Seriously, it is not just Valentines we are passing out, we are "welcome to bring treats" for...
Since my daughter was born, every age has been “my favorite age.” However, I will admit that since she was born, I dreaded her turning 8. I figured at that point she would no longer be considered a baby,...
Can you believe that summer is almost here? I can't believe the school year is mostly over and before we know it, the kids will be out of school. Calendars are quick to fill up with vacations and camps....
I have a confession to make. I have been in denial for the last three years. I have two daughters who play softball. But I am not a "softball mom." Well, I wasn't. But I am now. Hear me out. My husband and...
Happy Ex-Wife, Happy Ex-Life I was with my ex-husband for nine years. In that time, we built a TON of memories together. We had a Star Wars themed wedding. We had two boys. We went to Disney World and Dragon's...
I remember being pregnant and saying that I would never let my son watch an iPad because it was “bad” for him. Fast forward three years and guess who makes sure that thing is fully charged? Me. Yes me!  Yes,...
If you would have asked me when we first started having kids what our school plans were, I would have laughed at you. This kid is a newborn. We have yearssssss to think about that. Oh, how naïve I...
Fifth Grade Smarty Pants My oldest child is in the fifth grade. Old enough to be able to communicate to me if he's having trouble in a certain subject and just stubborn enough to think he doesn't need to try...
Disclosure: This post was written and sponsored by Montessori School of New Orleans. How Montessori Middle Schools Honor and Empower Adolescents “We must help the child to act for himself, will for himself, think for himself; this is the art of...
In theory, having a playroom is wonderful. Your kids have an entire room for their toys, legos, karaoke machine, etc. so that they don't take over your house. It's their space where they can bond, watch annoying kid shows on...
It's NOT About the Creepy Girl :: Lessons From the Momo Hysteria By now, we've all seen the creepy, bug-eyed girl with the long black hair jumping through our screens. These posts are shared by well-intentioned parents, caregivers, grandmas and...
10 Clues You Are a Working Mom During Mardi Gras Motherhood is a constant struggle for work-life balance. Family pressures are constant, but what does it look like when you add Carnival season to the mix? Companies tend to be...

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