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Mom Hacks, Mom Tips + Mom Tricks

Mom with baby looking up mom hacks, mom tips, and mom tricks

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.

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If your social skills are rusty since laboriously inviting new humans into this sometimes inhospitable world, you might be having a hard time making new friends at the playground. I am finally putting an end to a long dry spell and have a bit...
Let me start by saying I have friends much more skilled in hair than myself. I've kept my hair shoulder length or above for most of my life, so there is only so much you can do with shorter...
I may be 32 in my thirties, but I still talk to my girlfriends nearly every day. It may just be via text and emoticons some days, but we stay in touch. These are women I need in my life,...
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We are thrilled to introduce our community to seven new members of the New Orleans Moms Blog team. Each one is a dynamic, warm and inspiring New Orleans mom, and we can't wait for you all to get to know...
DIY Lifesize Jenga Crafting is my jam. I love everything about it. And I'd love to take it a step further and venture into woodworking. But I am learning that some things you’re really good at ... and others you’re...
I am going through that phase all moms go through. The "we eat the same thing all the time" phase. I have one child who will eat anything and one who would choose to live on pasta and broccoli...
First of all, let’s get this out of the way. I love the Dollar Store, YOU love the Dollar Store, we are all obsessed with low quality and low price items and feel the rush of relief when the...
Disclosure: This event was hosted as the follow up to the Girl Vs. Grill sponsored recipe series that we hosted on the blog a few weeks ago. Many thanks to our sponsors Touro Infirmary and Langenstein's for hosting this event. The...
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,...
I never in a million years thought I would find myself dancing in a tutu and fish net stockings in front of hundreds of people in  Mardi Gras parades. I am pretty conservative and very self-conscious, but in 2011...
Ah, summertime! I don’t know about you all, but I was able to breathe again once the last day of school was over. No alarm clock at 5:30 am to make sure everything was done, no laying out uniforms...
I don’t like everyone. I’m just not one of those people! I have tried to be one of them in the past. I give people chances, I swallow bad first impressions, pride, and unfortunate mutual connections. Sometimes, it just doesn’t...
From the moment I found out I was expecting a daughter during my second pregnancy, my party-planning wheels began turning (just like this ambitious young lady's!). I browsed Pinterest for first birthday party themes and the adorable “One in...