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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.

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and none of the following should be construed as medical advice. This is information from one migraineur to another--please talk to your doctor before altering/starting/stopping any health plans. Mommin' on a Migraine: Survival...
I love all things finger food and appetizers, especially dips. They are always great for game day, allowing people to graze and eat as they want. These are my top 5 go-to recipes that have never let me down....
I'm about three weeks postpartum with Baby #3 and, as I've discussed before, I am once again exclusively pumping. If you've ever attempted to breastfeed, you've probably heard of (or perhaps even tried) lactation cookies to boost your milk...
The year 2020 was super weird. Here we are two years later, and it feels like so many “normal things” still just aren’t the same. Businesses everywhere have NOW HIRING signs up and proprietors of all types complain about...
I think cake smash photos are so cute and are a fun way to celebrate the first birthday. Instead of booking with a photographer (tip: don’t wait until the last minute if you want to book with a photographer),...
My two youngest sons have peanut allergies, and my middle son is very aware of how prevalent peanut butter is in the world around him. It was important for us to have a peanut butter alternative that he could...
I consider myself very resourceful and one of my top resources are various Facebook groups! I am in a TON of Facebook groups and go to them often for tips and advice. What is a Facebook group? Facebook groups are online...
School is underway, and that means it’s time for your phone to be a buzz with the mommy group chats again. We are fortunate to live in a time where instant access to all things school-related is at our...
As I open my email from my son's teacher, giving us the list of Summer Reading Books he will get to pick from, my brain begins to stress. There was nothing I disliked more than having to read a...
Part II of II: Baking/Cake Mix tips from an Amateur cake decorator In part I, I explained how I came to be a cake decorator, and how it has become more than a hobby to me. Over the years, I've developed...
Setting Limits :: Making Sense of the new Screen Time feature in iOS 15.6.1+ Like many children these days, my four have devices they can use to play games and watch movies. Managing the time spent in front of these...
As I've talked about before, I'm big into meal planning via freezer cooking. But sometimes, these pregnancy cravings I'm experiencing mean that the plan goes out the window for the evening. One such evening happened a few weeks ago. I...
It seems that just about every day someone asks us, “Is New Orleans kid friendly?” Absolutely! New Orleans Mom produces dozens of guides to enjoying New Orleans with kids year-round. If you are looking for a list of the very best...
We have dozens of family travel tips on New Orleans Mom. Whether you are looking for a short weekend getaway within the state of Louisiana, a great place to camp with kids near New Orleans or a cross-country flight to the Pacific Northwest … we have you...