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Mom Hacks, Mom Tips + Mom Tricks

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We get it. We’re Moms too. There’s a lot to do. There’s never enough time to do it. If only things could be just a little bit easier. Just like you, the contributors at New Orleans Mom are always looking for an easier way to do things and ready to share their Mom hacks, Mom tips and Mom tricks when they find them.

At New Orleans Mom, there’s no shortage of ideas in our Mom hacks, tips and tricks section. From cooking to cleaning to booking a vacation, we’ve written about it. 

Need some perspective on kids and social media? We’ve got some ideas. What to get, and not get, at the grocery store? Got that covered too. We’ve got a delicious twist on a classic summertime refreshment. We even break down some essential financial lessons that you can start teaching your kids, today, that will have them ready for tomorrow. That’s the kind of content our Mom hacks, tips and tricks section highlights. 

Not all of the content in our Mom hacks, tips and tricks section is about fixing food or things. Some of it is even about fixing yourself. We’ve even got answers to the questions you may not even know to ask, like why a hedgehog makes for a great pet or why you need to add an air fryer to your kitchen

Our team of more than 30 writers works hard to make sure the readers of New Orleans Mom are up to speed on the latest Mom hacks, tips and tricks, making the Big Easy just a little bit easier for moms.

Do you love to travel with your kids? So do we! We have oodles of family travel tips on New Orleans Mom. Whether your family is desperate for a short weekend getaway within Louisiana, a great place to camp...
“Ding, ding!” It’s your child’s school alerting you of an immediate school closure for many different reasons from professional development day or snow day or no electricity. Or this is a day during one of those never ending holiday breaks...
One of my favorite things about the holidays has always been gift wrapping. I realize that many find it time-consuming, stressful, and wasteful, but I’ve always enjoyed grabbing a mug of hot cocoa or a glass of wine, turning...
Welcome to New Orleans, Aldi! As of March 2022, we now know that Aldi will go where the Laser Tag on Veterans was, and progress is indeed being made. Here is the latest information about the new Aldi coming...
Well, it is Friday again. I know for me it is the day that you look forward to all week. It means that for the next two days there is no carpool line, no uniforms, no deadlines for work,...
What's sweeter than a little girl in a precious smocked dress? Well, not much in my opinion, maybe a BIG matching bow and cute shoes to tie the look all together. Growing up and living in the south, it seems...
Living in the South during the summer is not for the faint of heart. While sweet tea and air conditioning can bring much-needed relief, we have to find ways to protect ourselves and our children from the heat, humidity,...
This post is not sponsored in any way. My family genuinely enjoyed the referenced local businesses and wanted to share our experience with you.  Don't have the budget or time to travel? Overwhelmed about where to go and what to...
Back in May, I asked my son what he wanted for his birthday, and all he answered was a "McQueen Party." He didn't ask for any gifts. All my kid wanted was an excuse to play with his friends...
Growing up, my mom and grandmother never left the house without looking put together. Hair fixed, always a little blush, mascara and lipstick. I learned from their example, which is why I'll never let myself go. I LOVE my boys...
In May of 2010, when I was still living in New York City, I was running a couple of last minute errands before leaving for a 9 day trip touring Italy with my mom and sister. On the way...
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,...
The Best Homemade King Cake Recipe A few years ago, I set out on a quest to make a homemade king cake that would rival the ones we pay $20+ for at bakeries around town. (Though if cooking is not...
A Note from the Author: I would like to acknowledge that, in the grand scheme of things, our family has been far luckier than so many others during this pandemic. I do understand that a party is a frivolity...