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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.

Young Adult Literature (YA lit) hit the big time with The Twilight Saga. You remember that one, right? Vampires became all the rage in 2008 with Stephenie Meyer’s lovelorn Bella and Edward pining for a life of eternity together....
I am very much looking forward to using my own breadcrumbs for this easy-to-make and fun-to-eat treat with the little ones. The best part is ... who knew this New Orleans favorite was healthy?! Artichoke Balls (Original Recipe) 2 cans artichoke...
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I am sure that I am not the only one who is trying to eat healthier to mitigate some of the damages from all of those delicious holiday treats. Because I am very conscious about maintaining my weight loss...
Not too long ago, a friend call me to meet up for a playdate for our kids at the playground. I told her, “Sure, in about an hour or two, after my son finishes his chores.” When she heard me...
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My Culinary Confessions

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Anyone who knows me at all, knows I LOVE to cook. Cooking and entertaining feed my soul. I thoroughly enjoy everything from making easy dishes to family favorites, to new ethnic dishes and complicated baked goods. I’ve always enjoyed...
Chances are you've heard of the Meatless Monday campaign sometime since it originated in 2003. Having Meatless Mondays encourages people to reduce the amount of meat in their diets for their own health and the health of the planet....
I hope that many of you have at least heard of her. If you have not heard of her, let me introduce you to the best thing to come out of quarantine :: Sharon McMahon (with a silent "ho"),...
What is a balance bike? A balance bike looks like a regular two-wheel bike, except it doesn’t have pedals. A kid sits on the seat and then uses their feet to push off the ground to make the bike move....
We have guns at our house. In fact, we have a few, all different types. We have shotguns, rifles and handguns. I hope you won’t keep your kid from coming over to play. We have guns, but we store them in...
Gone are the days of washing your hair every day. Times they are a-changin! Back in the early 2000s, dry shampoo wasn’t a thing, at least it wasn’t something I knew about. Fast forward and here we are, given...
  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...
You get to your vacation spot, unpack everything and are ready to relax and enjoy all the area has to offer only to realize that everyone needs to eat! This year, that presents more complications than ever because some...