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I grew up camping with my mom and have the sweetest memories of campfire food, vast night skies, looking for constellations, chasing fireflies, and of course sleeping in tents! As an adult, somehow I forgot about camping until my...
There's always a new "challenge" It's hard to browse social media these days and not be faced with a "challenge." Maybe it's a Tik-Tok dance, a Snapchat game, YouTube's bottle flip, a Facebook wine challenge, or even NOM's own weekly...
Moms look like their mom cars Some people think pets resemble their owners (or vice versa). A few might think couples start to look alike the longer they are together. I have figured out that moms start to gradually look...
Disclosure :: affiliate links are included below, but we don't recommend bad books - now or ever! 15 Books To Binge Read While Quarantined We know, we know. You have small kids. You are now a teacher. You are trying to...
My kids love podcasts! We have been listening for years ... on road-trips, morning commutes, or an afternoon rest at home. It’s amazing how quickly they will fall silent as they listen intently to someone telling them a story....
How It All Began My love for all things mysterious and true crime started when I was about 6 years old and watched my first episode of Unsolved Mysteries (I mean, kids of the '80s, am I right?). There is...
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,...