fbpx
"I Feel Like I'm Going To War" My husband, on occasion, will put a tube down a patient’s throat and attach it to a ventilator when they aren’t able to breathe. It’s a life-saving procedure. You see, he is a...
We are excited to introduce our community to the newest members of the New Orleans Mom team. Each one is a powerful, energetic and inspiring New Orleans mom, and we can’t wait for you all to get to know...
When Governor Edwards announced the closure of all K-12 schools for a solid month to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, I wasn’t surprised. I had seen the local universities switch to online classes; I had heard of other...
The outbreak of coronavirus is increasing stress and anxiety for all of us. We are in this together. NOLA residents aren't strangers to trauma bonds; our community has come together in the past during trauma. COVID-19 is an international...
So we did it. We pulled our kids in. COVID-19 claimed 2 lives in our area overnight. As I write this, there are 74 confirmed cases in Jefferson/Orleans. What I originally pushed aside as an over exaggeration is quickly becoming...
Please note: This is meant to be a light-hearted comment on the tools that parents will utilize to keep their spirits high and stamina healthy. If this is an issue that you struggle with on a deeper level, please...
I've been working from home since November 2013, so I like to think I know a little bit about it. I know a lot of people work from home, it's not that unique, but I work for a fairly...
I never thought I would be grateful for Hurricane Katrina. Certainly, I learned much about humanity, family, and resiliency. And for those lessons and experiences, I am grateful. I would not have met my now ex-husband, if not for...
I don’t remember exactly how old I was when I heard it, or even exactly how it was worded, but at some point someone told me something along the lines of, “people who are afraid to leave their houses...
Disclosure: I am not in any way a medical professional. Please seek advice from a qualified medical professional if you have questions regarding COVID-19. Additionally, this is not an opening for a vaccine debate, please use your internet voice...
Before I begin...let me preface this by saying I have blonde hair, blue eyes, and love a good spray tan. My boys all have blonde hair and blue eyes.  We are a very white family as far as genetics...
In one of my earliest memories of seeing my late father angry, I am biking alongside him as he runs around the LSU lakes when a car comes speeding too fast around a curve. I can remember my dad’s...
I have been battling with my “conscience” about whether I should spend money on myself. I guess that most of us can agree that when it comes to spending money on the kids, being clothes, shoes or even toys,...
All hair is beautiful, whether it's black, brown, pink long, short, etc. We wear it with pride, we can be bold, create different styles with it, it's a part of us. It is us. The past week we watched as...

 

Be a NOLA Mom Insider

The premier parenting resource for parents who live, work and play in New Orleans.