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Like many of us, I have been working remotely for more than a year now. When the pandemic began, I was seven months pregnant. My daughter was born in June and I “returned” to work in August. So, I...
Do you love setting an alarm clock on weekends? Do you love suspense? Do you love to sweat? If you answered yes to any of these questions, travel ball might just be your thing! I hung up my cleats...
With my upcoming appointment for my second dose of the Pfizer vaccine just days away, and feeling both extremely excited for the potential freedom this will allow and also very reflective on, I decided to take a look back...
Mom, Thank You A mother and daughter relationship has a different definition for different people. Some women have a terrible relationship with their mothers. I did not. I have always been blessed to have an amazing relationship with my mom....
My 10-month-old son has been attending We Play Center Virtual Dance Parties since he was 3 months old. Virtual Dance Parties are 15-minute daily Zoom meetings hosted by a We Play Center facilitator for young children to dance and...
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...
A few months ago, I was talking to my boss and we were discussing Thanksgiving. I mentioned that I was going to be spending it with family, which included my grandmother. Typically, people think of grandparents as being very...
Dear Xavier, I cannot believe that you would have been 11 this year. It is even harder to believe that you've been gone for 8 years. You were the sweetest baby. You loved music, especially Bruno Mars. You were always so...
Dear Fellow Moms, How do you do it? I see you posting pictures of fun family activities, annual vacations to Disney, girls’ nights, and sweaty selfies after an independent workout, and I wonder how you do it. Where do you find...
When I was a little kid, I wanted nothing more than to have a huge family. I grew up watching shows like 7th Heaven and Step by Step, dreaming of lots of siblings and a house overflowing with activity....
February holds a lot of events. We have a day to celebrate love, we enjoy all things king cake and Carnival, and we celebrate a heritage that holds a major part of history. I remember growing up, year-round, my...
Staked off spots. Majorettes. Brass Bands. King Cake for Breakfast. Purple, Gold & Green Beads. Glitter. That is what Mardi Gras normally brings, not in 2021. I am a transplant, but Mardi Gras is by far my favorite time of year.  My mini and I can...
Dear JoJo, I am a mother of two little girls - ages 4 and 7 to be exact. They are both big fans of yours and have been for years. We had the pleasure of seeing you in concert September...
2021 is ringing in a new found outlook on what may lie ahead. Still unpredictable, New Orleans won't look the same this year with a new way to celebrate our beloved holiday Mardi Gras. Once Mardi Gras was transformed...