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To my sweet, silly daughter: You are just a couple of weeks shy of your 7th birthday, and currently asking me things like, “Why do you shave your legs?” and “What do you think I’m going to be when I...
Five Realistic Tips for Managing Your Weight During the Holidays ‘Tis the season to be jolly, but being jolly doesn’t mean that you have to acquire St. Nick’s waistline or that you have to feel like a stuffed turkey every...
You open your closet and think to yourself, “I have nothing to wear.” You realize this is completely irrational because your closet is full of tops and jeans and dresses and shoes, but it stills feels like there is not...
A couple of weekends ago I attended a typical New Orleans baby shower for a cousin. The mother-to-be looked radiant in her brilliant blue dress, there were fleur de lis embossed blue mints, napoleons on the dessert table and,...
If you have always been independently minded, how do you establish a strong team? Typically, I have been the type to know that I could get things accomplished independently and not have to rely too much on others. Oh,...
As the oldest of three children, there aren't very many memories from my childhood that don't include my brother and sister. As for my husband, the youngest of seven children, most of the stories from his childhood begin with "when...
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Like so many others these days, I’ve been cleaning out closets and doing my best to KonMari my life while we are still under quarantine. A few days ago, I found a box full of odds and ends from...
The one thing that frightened me most about having children has proven to be true: lack of sleep. I can handle the craziness, the mess, the whining, etc., IF I have a full night's sleep. In the last eight...
What changed. Since becoming a mom, many things have changed (I think we can all agree on that). Not only do I wear my heart on my sleeve and watch it go to daycare and start school, but also worry...
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Heart disease is the number one killer in Louisiana and in America. Heart disease does not discriminate against age, race or gender. Unfortunately, the killer isn’t easy to see. Heart disease is often silent, hidden and misunderstood. As a mom,...
Long before I had kids, I remember proclaiming, "I need a vacation." What I meant then, was, I wanted a vacation. Perhaps I needed a break from the routine, but I had so much free time compared to now that a...
Should I have another baby?  It’s something I ask myself every day. Multiple times a day, if I’m being honest. It’s a fleeting thought when I’m washing dishes, when I’m lying in bed at night, when I’m scrolling on my...