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The noblest and most sought-after goal any human can attain is to live long enough that one's younger days are considered "retro." Well, 90's teens - we're there. The "Teenage Dirtbag" trend is so strong (NOM is joining in...) that...
Vague title, huh? I know we are in a technologically infused world. But why are we rushing to give our young children cell phones? I understand giving them the phone that can call Mom, Dad, or 911. Do they really...
On Dropping Your Oldest Child Off To College On Sunday, August 14, 2022, my husband, daughter, and I drove my oldest child to college to move him into his dorm. After a long summer of partying and late nights, I...
The Hidden Danger All Parents Need to Know About I am sharing our story in the hopes that it will help other families and remind parents that staying vigilant is incredibly important. Our 15-year-old daughter was on vacation with her...
A few years ago, as I was idly trawling the Internet, I came across a webcomic called Heartstopper. I was immediately enthralled with the story, and every now and again, when I remembered, I would revisit it, catching up...
Let Me Check My Schedule Yes, I still carry a planner, and yes I use it multiple times a day. I also have an old-school paper calendar on my fridge. Lastly, I have a family calendar app on my phone,...
I'm going to start off by saying listen to the old lady in the grocery store who says enjoy these days with your baby because they will fly by. She is right! Listen to her. I am saying this...
I know there's a lot of uproar about Turning Red not being for kids. Honestly, it made me more interested to watch than I had been. Originally I was intrigued because it provides a modern portrayal of Asian cultures --...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Louise S. McGehee School.  STEM, STEAM and Social-Emotional Development at The Louise S. McGehee School Last week, schools around the country celebrated CSEdWeek (or National Computer Science Week). At McGehee, we turn STEM into...
The Thrill of Being a Jesuit Cheerleader :: Go Blue Jays! Planting the seed. When I returned home to New Orleans a few years ago for our son to attend Jesuit High School, I never could have imagined our daughter, Abby,...
My Daughters Are Pilots The flying fever has been in our family for over 25 years. It all started when my career began at Continental Airlines in 1992 as an Airport Sales Agent. The reward of working for an airline...
How My Daughter Earned a Spot On The Cubettes Dance Team at Mount Carmel As any New Orleans mom knows, helping your middle schooler choose a high school can be very stressful and overwhelming. In our case, choosing a high...
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...
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...