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Let there be peace in my home, and let it begin with me. My children feed off my energy the same way algae hungrily thrives off sunlight. The source of a peaceful home ends and begins with me. It doesn't matter...
I had to have my soon-to-be-ex committed. (It is still so hard to say.) I did it because, despite all of the negative feelings I have towards him, he is the father of my child. I also felt this...
Alright, relationship status single moms. Are you ready for this? You will be having sex AGAIN. And sex because you want it. Not because you are trying to get pregnant. Or because it’s your anniversary. Goodbye obligatory sex, hello...
Our Elf We got our Elf on the Shelf in 2012. I thought it would be a fun way to get into the Christmas spirit and help motivate the kids to behave and get along. For the most part, she's...
Jolabokaflod Last year, I read about Jolabokaflod, or the Yule Book Flood; a tradition that takes place in Iceland. I was so excited to start this tradition in my own family, especially after watching Frozen's Holiday Special ten-thousand times and feeling...
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...
I cannot tell you the exact point in time when it happened; when I decided I was done with my marriage. I almost lasted 18 years with my husband, and then one day, I decided I could no longer...
Bumbles, Selfies, and Ghosting Oh MY! Dating apps for the single mom are a new and different reality in and of themselves. The purpose of this particular post is to understand the norms and best practices to navigate dating apps....
Dating after divorce, dating as a single mom, dating this go-around in life looks a lot different than in your 20s. You have changed. You already have your children, your career is established, and perhaps like myself,  have experienced...
“So, now that you are single, are you dating anyone?” “No, as a Mom I’m really focusing on my children / career / health.” But the idea of dating starts to creep in your mind. You find yourself checking...
We are thrilled to introduce our community to eleven new members of the New Orleans Moms Blog team. Each one is a dynamic, warm and inspiring New Orleans mom, and we can’t wait for you all to get to...
2018 New Orleans Mom of the Year Finalists We received some amazing nominees for our New Orleans Mom of the Year campaign … nominated by husbands, fiancés, daughters, sons, sisters, and friends … all who have made a difference in...
2018 New Orleans Mom of the Year Whether she is a stay at home mom, work from home mom or working mom, her “job” involves so much more than the title implies. She’s the family nurse and the keeper of the calendar....
What is in a name? Or an email address? Maybe have had the same AOL one for years. Or maybe you got your email address in 2003 from Yahoo and never looked back. I technically have three … my...

 

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