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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.

One of my favorite things to eat is Caprese salad. Which is weird because I really don’t like raw tomatoes, but I digress. This is the salad I eat frequently when I’m attempting clean eating, and it’s what I...
It's summertime!!! That means the kids are home and bored, and you are about to go stir crazy! So, that may entice you to plan a vacation! Here are a few tips to save a little dough on your summer vacations: Check...
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,...
A couple of years ago, I "invented" a dish using Italian sausage and butternut squash. It's so simple, and so delicious, that I make it a few times a month. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on how you look at...
If you were headed on a one month trip, with one bag, what would you pack? Recently, I had the opportunity to discuss this very topic with my friend on her and my Facebook Live Pandemic Penpals.  It's not just...
Last week I visited the new Aldi in Metairie for the first time. I've been to Aldi in other cities before and have anticipated its arrival in the area. Aldi is known for being a "no frills" grocery store....
Growing up, my family wasn't "well off." We didn't go out to eat often, and when we did, it was a special treat to go to McDonald's. My parents grew our own veggies in a garden, and my mom sewed...

Finding Your Mom BFF

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...
Ahh, the holiday season is here! It's everywhere from the songs on the radio, to the creamer in our coffees and decorations from house to house. Are you looking for a delicious pasta dish to bring to a holiday...
I was late to the Marie Kondo movement on Netflix. You are more likely to find me watching Evil Genius, The Staircase, or some other crime thriller than a show about home makeovers. But the more and more I...
If you decide to take the plunge on the best kitchen gadget ever (that's an ice cream maker, of course!) please know that these are affiliate links. The only gadget we might love more is a sous vide cooker. Why...
I have been a bookworm for as long as I can remember. I love to cozy up on my couch and get lost in the pages of a new adventure. I consider classic characters to be some of my...
This year has been interesting, to say the least. Canceled plans and uncertainty at an all-time high has emphasized the importance of being flexible and open to change. We had a big international trip that we canceled a week...
We all have those times in our life when we need a little extra help. We need to lean on someone, we need a break, or we need some serious assistance. It’s normal. We mothers can’t do it ALL...