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You are the real MVPs! My children have been in your care for over a month, and I must say... BRAVO! I'm honestly not sure how you are pulling this off, but you are. Last school year ended abruptly. You...
There's a lot to miss during the various phases of COVID Quarantine. Dinners out, going to the movies, fun outings, and the list goes on. But I haven't met one person who hasn't mourned the loss of beauty treatments...
As we frantically and anxiously start the new school year, I’ve already projected my anxiety further into the future. I recently stumbled into the local dollar store to quickly grab silly string for my kids. To my surprise, the new...
A little over 20 years ago, I was visiting family way down south in Golden Meadow for the Summer. We’d gone to my Aunt and Uncle’s camp at Port Fourchon with a few of my cousins. My oldest cousin,...
One of the most notable challenges of the past several months has been the amount of time spent at home with the entire family all day, every day. I feel a little ashamed to admit that. I love my kids,...
I am first going to start this post with some in yo face knowledge. Quarantining makes you do some crazy stuff. I'm not talking about demoing your bathroom or picking up a hobby, I am talking full-fledged, this momma...
Growing up I only had a younger brother, but I also had a large extended family. I was constantly surrounded by aunts, uncles, and cousins, and as a result, I always knew I wanted a large family. When I...
Guest lists for my kids’ birthday parties are always an ever-growing task. There’s the obvious friends' list which includes my kids’ classmates or sports team buddies, and then there’s the understandable family list involving the grandparents, aunts and uncles,...
During grad school, I worked for a short time as a receptionist at a local veterinary clinic. After hurricane Gustave hit, a number of strays were brought into the clinic, including one strikingly beautiful blue merle Catahoula. Usually, the...
We recently sent our three kids away for the next two weeks. This time is lovingly referred to as “Cousin Camp,” which my mother-in-law dreamt of for years as a time when all her grandkids could spend a week...
Whether or not we want to admit it, our parents were and always will be right. The saying “Momma knows best” is truer as an adult than ever. Each teaching moment and lesson was setting us up for a...
It is time to go back to work from your maternity leave. Does it make you feel anxious? There are a few questions that you need to address. Especially since a lot has happened while you’ve been gone …...
Oftentimes our family can get to the end of a busy week and realize we haven't actually spent any good quality time together. With this in mind, Friday Family Fun Night was born. Fridays are a chance for us...
“Are you done, now that you’ve got your girl?” Pregnant with my third baby (first girl), this question offended me. It bothered me. It always left me with a sense of lacking. Putting aside the offensive fact that people...