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My Kids Skip School

We are a school-loving family. We value education and raise our children to be committed to lifelong learning. As a former high school teacher, I know firsthand that school attendance is a major predictor of academic success. However, sometimes...
This past Saturday, LSU and UT faced off in what was arguably one of the top five non-conference games of the season. During a break to review a catch and possible fumble with 3:43 left in the game, the...
Hey, little one, you’re a little young to understand, but I will definitely talk more about in the this in the future. You may notice a missing grandparent, she was my mommy so that would make her your grandmother....
In less than a month, the world will take on a pink hue. Pins, hats, cups - even the NFL joins in. It's a glorious month of pink, spreading awareness for a heartbreaking disease, and an inspirational moment to...
My husband started coaching over 20 years ago, before we started our family. This October we will be married for 25 years. We have two daughters, Ainsley (20) and Shelby (17), and our family dog PJ, 7 years old...
When my son passed away in 2014, it was the single most devastating experience of my life. My world as I knew it changed. In a moment, I had lost my belief in the promise of life, my innocence...
New Orleans loves their beloved Popeyes Fried Chicken. I’m pretty sure every NOLA Baby has a picture of them as a toddler with a drumstick in hand while catching a Mardi Gras parade. It’s about as Naturally ‘Nawlins as...
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...
My Childhood Growing up, I had a lot of freedom. I was a latch-key kid. I was allowed to roam the neighborhood and play at friends' houses. I was able to play outside until dark as long as it was...
The News Finding out that you're expecting can bring out a lot of emotions. The day I found out that I was pregnant, I curled up on the sofa and cried, my head was spinning with questions. As I was...
As a mother of 4, I’m always looking for the quick fix, the easy way out, just straight up convenience. What mommy has time for potty accidents and added stress?! Trying to limit the number of messes to clean...
As a pregnant, stay-at-home mom to a 3 and a half year old, I was starting to feel like something was missing. My daughter would be starting school full time in the fall, and soon I would be doing...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Touro / LCMC Health. Baby Cafe :: The Breastfeeding Support System New Orleans Needs is Here Breastfeeding, while natural, does not always come naturally. Eighty percent of new moms attempt breastfeeding, but of those moms,...
Testimonial :: How BabyCafe Changed My Life Disclosure: This post was written by Jade, a representative of Touro's Baby Cafe and sponsored by Touro / LCMC  Health. Support Being a mom of two is hard, especially without resources. I’m so thankful to...

 

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