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I've always heard of the term baby weight, but it became even more relevant to me after I became a mother myself. I would always see images on social media and television from commercials to viral posts celebrating a...
The News Finding out that you're expecting can bring out a lot of emotions. The day I found out that I was pregnant, I curled up on the sofa and cried, my head was spinning with questions. As I was...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. Tips for Staying Cool While Pregnant Summer in New Orleans means one thing – unescapable smoldering heat. Hot humid summer days in New Orleans offer little comfort when you are pregnant and...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Children’s Hospital New Orleans and was written by Amanda Jackson, MD, Vice President, Ambulatory Services. 5 Things Moms Should Know about What’s Happening at Children’s Hospital New Orleans 1) Campus Expansion Project We’re transforming pediatric healthcare in Louisianawith...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children's Hospital New Orleans.  Beat the Heat :: A Lesson in Heat-Related Illness It’s officially summer, and across South Louisiana, we're experiencing nearly record high temperatures. With heat advisories issued and kids playing outside...
I come from a family who makes beautiful, smart children by the tons. We are Irish Catholic, and man, do we like to make those stereotypes about not having a television ring with (at least a little bit of) truth. The...
You were on your way! We first heard about your journey into our lives around Mother’s Day. To say we were excited was an understatement! You were scheduled to be here around Christmas, and we would get to meet...
We just recently welcomed our fourth baby to our family, so this definitely isn't our first rodeo with siblings. However, there is one special thing we do each pregnancy and I look forward to it every time. The Sibling...
We are told apply sunscreen to protect us from skin cancer, but what happened to my son after applying sunscreen has me concerned. One morning, I was getting him ready for water day at school and I grabbed a...
1:4 is No Good Only one of my four children eat any and all vegetables that are put in front of them. In fact, she (my 5 year old), specifically requests salads and vegetables for meals and snacks. I have...
Disclosure :: tasc Performance, a New Orleans based company, sponsored this review and shared many awesome products to try, but these opinions are my own and these are already on my Father's Day wish list.  When An Active Dad Trades...
Bedrest. Ugh. For those of you who have experienced this during pregnancy know that it’s not all about sitting on the couch with your feet propped up eating Bon Bons and watching soap operas. Having experienced bed rest for...
Three days a week, I wake up at 5:30am. My entire family is sleeping as I creep around in the dark, throwing on some clothes, grabbing bottles of water, and sneaking out the back door as quietly as I...
Ultimate Guide to Exercise Classes and Gyms in and Around New Orleans Disclosure :: The Ultimate Guide to Exercise Classes and Gyms in and Around New Orleans is brought to you via our many local fitness partners, as well as...

 

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