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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.

It rolls around every year, your little girl’s birthday! You might've already done the bounce house party; you’ve done the indoor playgrounds; you’re racking your brain to create a fun experience for her and some friends. Well, search no...
Yes, you read that correctly. I gave up coffee—for the time being at least. Don’t get me wrong, I love coffee. I love the flavor. I love the comfort that comes with sipping from that steaming cup. I love...
Way back when I was a new mom, I would have vehemently shunned the idea of a joint birthday party for my precious firstborn. His first birthday party was a Pinterest inspired blow out. Birthdays were always special when...
After that cool front day last week, and in hopes of temperatures continuing to drop within the upcoming weeks, it's time to start breaking out all the Fall recipes. Soup, stew and chili will be replacing the lighter meals...
You need to watch the new documentary, Fed-Up. It's available on Netflix and is perfect for the next night when you and your partner are too tired to be productive post-bedtime. This documentary will give you plenty of food...
The beloved game can be so fun yet cause playful fights between friends and family. Well, if you’ve ever played with some of the people I have then you would understand. I enjoy playing the White Elephant Game, but I...
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...
Yes, the Westbank has good restaurants. The Westbank is not as bad as everyone makes it seems. It’s not that far from most places, and we have many restaurants and things on the Westbank that other areas do not have.  A...
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...
Anyone who knows me, knows I love all things Costco. When we became a family of 5 three years ago, we started doing our weekly grocery shopping exclusively shopping at Costco. Most weeks you will find me at the...
This past Thanksgiving was far from traditional for my family, and the week before Thanksgiving found me perusing Whole Foods for ingredients for Chicken Corn Chowder rather than preparing for a turkey feast with extended family. While there, I...
I broke the cardinal rule of being a hunter's wife this year. Not only did I go out of town for a conference during opening weekend of bow season, I also planned a family trip to Disney World right smack...
I'm a smoothie whore. I love them. I have about 20 different recipes I've fine-tuned over the years, and they are awesome. If I could eat (or drink, rather) smoothies all day, every day, I would. I’m not talking about...
As a mom of three kids aged 3 and under, I’ve been very blessed to receive a lot of hand-me-down clothes from friends and family for our children. But keeping tabs on the many (many, MANY) clothing items that...