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We have entered into a new phase in this household: recreational sports. With two growing boys, ages 5 and 6, we have, collectively, under our belts 2 seasons of tee-ball, 3 seasons of baseball, and 5 seasons of soccer....
We are rolling through the second week of school, still acclimating to being back on a schedule, and homework packets and assignments have started showing up in folders. I have a third grader and a second grader in a...
I graduated from high school in 2002 and dove straight into college life at LSU. I wasn't totally sure what I wanted to do, but I had narrowed it down to a few different majors. Theater, English, or Nursing. All...
My very first journal entry is dated October 23, 1996. At 12 years old, I was a typical preteen girl: I loved to write, I loved being dramatic, and I was totally and completely boy crazy. And like many girls...
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...
Right after Mardi Gras (worst timing ever), I was at a local craft store with the boys. They were going through a Pixar phase and were especially obsessed with The Incredibles. We went to look for some fabric for...
Rooted in memory My earliest memory of cooking was with my dad, learning to make a roux. I remember telling him I thought my arm was going to fall off from repeatedly stirring this oil and flour concoction so it didn’t...
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,...
2018 New Orleans Mom of the Year Finalists We received some amazing nominees for our New Orleans Mom of the Year campaign … nominated by husbands, fiancés, daughters, sons, sisters, and friends … all who have made a difference in...
About three months ago, the words I dreaded ever hearing again were spoken by my sons. "Mom, we want to play soccer again." It's not that I have anything against soccer. It's more that I have something against the following: giving...
2018 New Orleans Mom of the Year Whether she is a stay at home mom, work from home mom or working mom, her “job” involves so much more than the title implies. She’s the family nurse and the keeper of the calendar....
Disclosure :: there are affiliate links embedded below if you're compelled to read our suggestions! Stop What You're Doing And Read This Book I know, I know. You're a mom and the last thing you have time for is reading. Between...
I spent a good bit of my summers as a child and young teen in the company of world famous authors and iconic characters. There was something calming in the scent of all those books coupled with the welcoming...
Hi. My name is Danielle, and I have an emotional attachment to fictional characters. That could be television or books I have read but it is definitely there. I don't know when this began, but I finally feel safe to...