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  Teacher Appreciation Day is May 5. Now, more than ever, after homeschooling our own children for a month, I think we all have a heightened appreciation for just how hard teaching children is and how taxing (yet rewarding) the...
Disclosure :: This post was not paid for but it was authored by E. Francis Financial, one of our annual Egg Hunt event sponsors.  Financial Strategies for COVID-19 and Beyond Recent weeks have tested households in extreme ways. While the time...
Disclaimer: We strongly recommend social distancing and adhering to the government policies in place. However, we know local businesses are trying to remain open, and are offering creative ways to service customers. Social distancing, due to COVID-19, has closed schools...
Swimming Lessons in New Orleans Swimming lessons are a necessity in our house; my kids have been in a pool since birth. We have done both group lessons and private lessons. For me, the importance of swimming lessons stemmed from...
Disclosure :: tasc Performance, a New Orleans based company, sponsored this review and sent another round of undergarments in exchange for my genuine opinion. However, I've been wearing their bamboo boxer briefs exclusively for a solid year now, and I...
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...
Making the Most of Your Visit to Mrs. Heather's Pumpkin Patch {See a FULL LIST of pumpkin patches in New Orleans HERE} I hear such mixed reviews about Mrs. Heather's, and it seems to me the biggest problem is that people...
Yes, you read correctly! My family and I are going to attempt switching to a vegan diet for the fourth time. I think it's safe to say that one of the hardest things to do is to change your...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Children’s Hospital New Orleans and was written by Amanda Jackson, MD, Vice President, Ambulatory Services. 5 Things Moms Should Know about What’s Happening at Children’s Hospital New Orleans 1) Campus Expansion Project We’re transforming pediatric healthcare in Louisianawith...
With the wet week we are currently having, I’ve decided to compile a list of things you can do in New Orleans (and the surrounding areas) when it rains. Some of these are obvious choices BUT after asking our...
June is here with all its summer fun! Check out our monthly guide for all of our favorite family friendly activities taking place in and around New Orleans this month! This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive...
Family Fun Guide to Hammond {60+ Activities for Families In New Orleans} At the far reaches of the Northshore, the Hammond area is a great place for families outside of New Orleans. For the 10th year in a row, Hammond...
We began Kindermusik when my twins were 3 months old. I was a new mom staying home with my boys, and I was eager to get outside and explore the world with them a little.  Our local New Orleans...
Disclosure:: Our 7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt was sponsored by: Children's Hospital, Touro Infirmary, and Raising Cane's. And a special thanks to the very talented When You Wish Entertainment for hopping over to surprise the children! We could not have...