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Do you remember middle school?  I remember everything but seventh grade. It’s gone. It’s lost forever in a void dominated by glasses, braces, pre-algebra, colorful Gelly Roll pens, and emotions (so many emotions).  Bits and pieces of middle-school-me survived, though… and,...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by E. Francis Financial. Getting Started on the Path to Saving for Your Child’s Future When it comes to setting aside money for your child’s future, trying to swim through the vast sea of options...
A few weeks ago, my son picked up a Crayola marker and carefully filled in a green leaf on his coloring page. Without looking up, he said to me, “My friends told me I don’t know how to color.” “What...
Disclosure: This post was sponsored by New Schools for New Orleans and written by Clara Baron-Hyppolite. The Power of our Public Schools: What I Wish for My Infant Daughter This summer, at seven months pregnant, I Craigslisted a chandelier while my...
Disclosure: This post was written by Erin Singer and sponsored by Trinity Episcopal School. Top Three Tips for Choosing a Preschool Choosing a preschool for your little one can be a pleasant and exciting experience, especially if you have some guidance...
Disclosure: This sponsored post was written by Sarah McDonald, Archdiocese of New Orleans. Where'd You Go to School, Mom? We all know that in New Orleans, the answer to “Where’d you go to school?” is meant to be answered with your...
Social Skills Class My son and I are taking a “Social Skills” class at Children’s Hospital. A class that I find a lot of kids would benefit from (whether they are on the spectrum or not) since it explains what...
My daughter and I are on a journey, and for one of the first times, she has to lead the way. We are deep in Catholic High School open house season. It’s a rite of passage for Catholic New...
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...
When my husband and I were considering a move to New Orleans, one of our major decision factors was education. Having grown up in Texas, the concept of public schools not being the default was a foreign one. I’m...
September It may be unconventional to write about a disease affecting men on a website geared toward moms. Indeed, it is probably not something many women think about on a daily basis, but September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. I...
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...
French Immersion When the boys were little, we knew we wanted them to attend French Immersion School. It’s one of the main reasons we chose to move to New Orleans. While it’s been a journey navigating IEP’s and 504’s, we...
New Orleans Schools, Admissions Tours and School Open Houses  Whether you choose private, public, religious or otherwise – choosing a school in New Orleans is a huge challenge because it comes with a variety of educational choices and options. We...