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This month for our "Be the Change Spotlight" I'd like to introduce you to The Beautiful Foundation. I spoke with Lauren Perry, Director of the foundation, and am so excited to share all I learned about this exciting nonprofit...
Here, at New Orleans Mom, our team has been busy learning about the effects of systematic racism and white privilege. We participated in #sharethemicnow to lift up voices of moms of color in our local community. We've been supporting...
Showing Gratitude Over the last few months, we have come together as a community, as a nation, to show support for our Front Line Workers. We've sewn masks, donated money, dropped food and helped acquire PPE. The Blue Angels flew...
2020 Guide to Lenten Fish Fries in New Orleans Lent is almost here! Fridays are synonymous with Fish Fries! It's a great time of year to support your community AND feed your family without having to heat up your kitchen!...
NOLA Panty Project The NOLA Panty Project is in full swing. November 20th marked the beginning of our annual donation drive for NEW bras, panties and hygiene products benefitting women's shelters in New Orleans. Last year I started the drive...
Disclosure :: Our Third Halloween Event was sponsored by Lakeside Shopping Center, Bryan Subaru, Bambino Sitters and St. Martin's Episcopal School. The title sponsors answered all of our emails and calls quickly and with grace and met with us...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Eden House, an organization which provides comprehensive recovery services to survivors of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.  Presents with a Purpose: Especially Eden Baskets We are quickly approaching THAT time of year (aka...
"But I wore that to my daughter’s kindergarten graduation. No way can I get rid of it. She’s graduating high school now." This, my friend, is called an emotional attachment. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up In 2015, I came across a...
Angels are so common that they are on the verge of being annoying … when you Google them, you may as well be Googling kittens or rainbows … they are that prevalent, over-used, and ripe with over-sentimentality. But. They are still...
She’s our 1 in 8 … #CancerSucksSavingSarahsTatas Sometimes people who you stumble across in life stick around, making the biggest impact! In 2013, my oldest daughter was born and I wanted to stay home with her so I set out...
I can not believe I am saying this out loud, or rather writing it for all to see, but here we go. I want to start a non-profit. Am I qualified to do so? I have no idea! Am I ready for...
My name is Teresa Diggs. I’m a wife and a mother to the most precious 2 year old little girl named Sophia. Today, I’m asking for your help to find my life saving miracle. Eighteen years ago, I began a journey...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by McDonalds, but all content and opinions are my own. {Tis' The Season To Be Giving} Choose Ronald McDonald House Charities and Receive, Too! Giving Season Thanksgiving is right around the corner and with November comes ideas...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Junior League of New Orleans.  Junior League of New Orleans Sixth Annual Touch A Truck! What child doesn’t dream about getting behind the wheel of a fire truck, an ambulance, a bulldozer, or a tow...