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Moving to New Orleans

So, you’re thinking about making New Orleans your home. Or maybe you’re curious about the lifestyle, traditions, and culture here in the Big Easy. For whatever your reasons, New Orleans Mom has everything you need to know about moving to New Orleans. 

If you’re thinking about moving to New Orleans, a good place to start is with our comprehensive moving guide.  Even if you have lived in New Orleans all of your life, our moving to New Orleans content has information that you might not already know. We’re here to help you navigate the school system, review our different neighborhoods and offer perspective on how to sell your house. Our moving to New Orleans content is also great for those looking to relocate within the New Orleans area. 

Looking for some reasons to consider moving to New Orleans. Here’s one contributor’s take on all the things she’s discovered since she and her family have moved to the Big Easy. And here are some of the sights, sounds, and surprises of the Crescent City that another one of the contributors to New Orleans Mom discovered after moving to New Orleans. 

With a team of more than 30 writers, New Orleans Mom brings decades of local experience to the posts and guides that offer insightful advice to mothers on the Bayou and beyond. New Orleans Mom features a section of guides that cover a range of topics about being a mother in Crescent City. 

So if you’re moving to New Orleans, or if you are just getting here, turn to New Orleans Mom for the information and perspectives on how to make the Big Easy your new home.

Whether you’ve lived in the New Orleans area for years and are looking for a new neighborhood or your family is moving to New Orleans from another state, we are so glad you found New Orleans Mom. We have compiled...
Back Story... I moved to the US 10 years ago, when my now-husband and I decided to take a leap of faith and end the long-distance relationship. It was (as you can imagine), pretty intense and bold to leave everything...
My husband and I have known each other since I was sixteen. Let’s be clear, it was NOT love at first sight. We met through a summer program and were frenemies for about 4 years. We reconnected again when my...
As we hope all of our readers know, feedback from local New Orleans moms is VERY important to us. We work tirelessly to bring the moms of New Orleans resources, events, guides, giveaways and information that will make your...
What's a Charter School? Charters are public schools that operate outside of the traditional Parish School System, though some are still authorized and overseen by the local school board (Type 1 & 3). Type 2, 4 & 5 are BESE authorized, which means...
Growing up, I moved around a good bit so I’m a product of public school, private school, and department of defense schools all in different states and countries. I’ve personally experienced them all and I think there are some big...
This post is not sponsored in any way. My family genuinely enjoyed the referenced local businesses and wanted to share our experience with you.  Don't have the budget or time to travel? Overwhelmed about where to go and what to...
Exactly one week after we got married, my husband and I said goodbye to both sets of parents, packed up all of our belongings and drove from Dallas to New Orleans, our new home for the next four years...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. Springtime in New Orleans means festival season is here! It is a chance to experience some of New Orleans’ best music, art and food as well as the lovely weather. However,...
Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Katie O’Leary, licensed REALTOR®. How to Sell Your House and Keep Your Sanity (with Kids) Everyone tells you that spring is a great time to sell your house. After a long, cold winter and...
Riding in the Mystic Krewe of Nyx is a highlight of my life. I took a risk seven years ago when I joined a Krewe that was yet to have it’s parade permit yet. And when we rolled, we...
Mardi Gras with kids can be a blast with a bit of planning and setting your expectations LOW. We have four kids ages 2 through 10, and every year we have more fun than the last. With a few simple steps, we are...
Simply put ... I Mardi Gras with a baby and toddler because I Mardi Gras-ed when I WAS a baby and a toddler. I have so many childhood Mardi Gras memories and each one is a treasure to me....
As we hope all of our readers know, feedback from local New Orleans moms is VERY important to us. We work tirelessly to bring the moms of New Orleans resources, events, guides, giveaways and information that will make your...