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Another Christmas season has passed and, as you take a moment to breathe, you realize you forgot to send out Christmas cards. Or maybe (like I did last year) you ordered them and left them on a counter never...
Holidays are supposed to bring happiness, joy, and peace, right? If anything can test a relationship with your spouse, it’s decorating the Christmas tree. Growing up, my dad didn’t have much input with holiday décor or plans. Many times,...
As we hope all of our readers know, feedback from local New Orleans moms is VERY important to us. We work tirelessly to bring the moms of New Orleans resources, events, guides, giveaways and information that will make your...
What is Friendsgiving? Friendsgiving is generally hosting a Thanksgiving meal among friends a week before the actual holiday. I've been doing Friendsgiving for a few years now, and I can officially attest that every person needs to experience a Friendsgiving at...
I have struggled with loneliness off and on over the years. Before I had children I struggled some, but more so since having them. The truth is I don’t admit to many people that I struggle with loneliness because...
I have been very fortunate to raise my kids in a village. My boys are often surrounded by a gaggle of toddlers and chaos. It’s so much fun to watch them play with children their age, but there are...
Being from New Orleans, you always have a connection to people. Friendships here go way back. I met four of my closest friends in the 4th grade. My husband's three best friends went to kindergarten with him. We have "aunts...
A couple of weeks ago, I was pursuing one of the mom groups I am a member of on Facebook. I noticed that one of the ladies posted asking for advice on how to gracefully decline a demand request...
Social media is an amazing thing for so many reasons. Unfortunately, along with the good comes the bad. For the most part, when you're sharing your life on social media, you want it to be pretty, clean, and neat,...
Exactly one week after we got married, my husband and I said goodbye to both sets of parents, packed up all of our belongings and drove from Dallas to New Orleans, our new home for the next four years...
When it came time to find a new place to live after my divorce, I was so anxious to find the right home. While looking at a new house, out the front door of the very immediate next door...
We are thrilled to introduce our community to eleven new members of the New Orleans Moms Blog team. Each one is a dynamic, warm and inspiring New Orleans mom, and we can’t wait for you all to get to...
We are excited to announce that the winner of our 2018 New Orleans Mom of the Year is :: Ashley Mohren {Nominated by :: Jessica Perilloux} I met Ashley in September when she registered her daughters for dance at my studio,...
When one of my best friends in Texas called and asked me to go back home to NOLA for Jazz Fest with her, I ran straight to my closet to dust off my tie-dye shorts and make sure they...

 

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