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I am going to do it all and get it all done. Sometimes even if it kills me. This philosophy was never really a problem until I became a mom. When I was in PR agency world, it was actually...
Ever since the first time I met my now spouse back in 2002, I knew he was extremely talented. We met at a Battle of the Bands - he was the drummer in Tweezer, A Weezer Cover Band. Come our first...
Off Her Meds: Leaving PPD Medication Behind Like all tax accountants, I've got a big deadline looming. For me, this deadline comes with additional anxiety as it marks the day I will wean from the anti-depressants I have taken since the arrival...

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Sugarcoating was never my strong suit. Even as a child, I can remember my mother’s surprise and slight embarrassment to my shockingly honest responses to her colleague’s benign inquiry, “And how are you doing today?” As an Executive Coach,...
Friends. How many of us have them? Friends. The ones we can depend on. Whether we are fans of the television sitcom series Friends or Girlfriends, we are all familiar with the cliche dynamics of a group of friends....
After experiencing four years of marriage, three of which we were trying to conceive, we were blessed with three of God’s greatest gifts. One could only imagine going through life just the two of you, and then, within a...
5 Reasons All Louisiana Families Should Take a Destin Beach Vacation This Year Disclosure: This post sponsored by Newman-Dailey Resort Properties. Why a Beach Vacation? The beach is a scenic backdrop to be active or do nothing at all. If you’re debating...
Changing Lives Through Foster Care When you see Kim and Kristyn Carver with their three young daughters, you probably wouldn’t guess their family came together a little differently than most. With three girls, you may notice an excess of pink...
The News Finding out that you're expecting can bring out a lot of emotions. The day I found out that I was pregnant, I curled up on the sofa and cried, my head was spinning with questions. As I was...
Mima, Pere, and Nana are the names of my children’s living grandparents. When I first had children, I wanted to nurture a close relationship with their grandparents. I grew up especially close to my maternal grandparents and wanted the...
Updating Your Playlist {Not Your Mama's Christmas Music} Music has always been the lifeblood of my family. I spent most of my formative years in my mom's music store teaching music lessons or playing with one of my bands. I...
The other day I was grabbing a quick iced coffee at a local coffee shop when I happened to - unintentionally, I might add - overhear a judgmental conversation. There was one table against the wall that admittedly was...
I like food. A lot. In fact, it's one reason I exercise so vigilantly because then at least I am counter-acting my poor choices sometimes. As a child I remember walking into the Foodies on Veterans (RIP, Foodies  -...
We are a team of bloggers. So that means that we routinely put our lives, thoughts and emotions on the table for every mom of New Orleans to read. We have never said we are experts, psychologists, pediatricians, lactation...