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The outbreak of coronavirus is increasing stress and anxiety for all of us. We are in this together. NOLA residents aren't strangers to trauma bonds; our community has come together in the past during trauma. COVID-19 is an international...
My kids love podcasts! We have been listening for years ... on road-trips, morning commutes, or an afternoon rest at home. It’s amazing how quickly they will fall silent as they listen intently to someone telling them a story....
My daughter is 12 and, for the most part, independent. She is quiet and introspective. A chatty Cathy she is not. Getting her to talk about herself and her feelings has never come naturally to her. I press when...
I am deeply saddened to announce the loss of the end of my left eyebrow as well as some of my eyelid. I debated whether to post my story, but as hard as it is for me to discuss,...
After I had my kids, when they were little particularly, getting out of the house was hard. It was such a production to prepare mentally/physically to go to the mall or any other place for that matter. And even...
I'm all about problem-solving, and my village and I have found some creative solutions to make the daily chaos of motherhood a little more manageable. Here are some of my tried and true favorites. Gift Tags We attend a few birthday...
“Everybody, look over here, smile!” Snap, snap, snap. I’m forever taking pictures of my children. Whether it’s capturing their smile on their birthday or just snapping a picture of them playing outside, I’m always taking pictures of them. With having...
Ok Target! Thanks for honoring Black History Month. February is full of events. It’s the month of love, Mardi Gras season is now a geaux and the celebration of Black History Month. For me, I celebrate it all the time...
Too tired to cook dinner at the end of a long day but don't want to spend an arm and a leg feeding your krewe? I've got you covered with a comprehensive list of all the place kids eat...
Disclosure :: this post contains some affiliate links, but as moms we only recommend that which we also buy for our own families. Gifts That Are Still Giving: 7 Faves from Christmas Now that we're several weeks post-Christmas, it's been great...
If you follow my Instagram feed you might incorrectly assume that my kids are great eaters and aren’t picky at all. Truth is, each of my kids is picky in their own way. They all eat raw carrots, cucumbers,...
My husband and I probably don't get enough date nights. Who does? We try, and sometimes we hit a hot streak. We are lucky enough to have grandparents in the picture that will happily take the kids for us...
With school and after school activities back in full swing we all need a few quick and easy dinners in our back pocket. Certain dinners lend themselves better to quick preparation, things like stir-fry, salad, seafood, breakfast for dinner,...
To my sweet, silly daughter: You are just a couple of weeks shy of your 7th birthday, and currently asking me things like, “Why do you shave your legs?” and “What do you think I’m going to be when I...

 

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