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This month for our “Be the Change Spotlight” I’d like to introduce you to High Voltage Youth Camp, an organization committed to providing educational and recreational programs for youth and senior citizens of New Orleans. How High Voltage Youth Camp...
This month for our “Be the Change Spotlight” we'd like to introduce you to NOLA Baby Café, an organization committed to their mission to inspire, educate and support women and their families on their journey to a healthier life...
This month for our “Be the Change Spotlight” I’d like to introduce you to YAYA Arts Center, an organization committed to empowering creative young people to become successful adults. How YAYA Got Started:: Founded in 1988, YAYA (Young Aspirations Young Artists,...
This month for our “Be the Change Spotlight” I’d like to introduce you to Innocence Project New Orleans, an organization committed to freeing innocent, life-sentenced prisoners. How Innocence Project New Orleans got started Innocence Project New Orleans (IPNO) began in 2000...
This month for our “Be the Change Spotlight” I’d like to introduce you to Son of a Saint, an organization committed to inspiring mentorship and transforming the lives of fatherless boys in New Orleans. How Son of a Saint got...
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...