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2019 was another successful year for New Orleans Mom. We truly value, appreciate and respect each and every one of you and the community we’ve built together. We are proud that in 2019, New Orleans Mom not only rebranded in...
A few weeks ago, my son picked up a Crayola marker and carefully filled in a green leaf on his coloring page. Without looking up, he said to me, “My friends told me I don’t know how to color.” “What...
My daughter is 9 years old. She is the light of my life. She is creative. She is joyful. She is beautiful. She loves ballet and playing the piano. She loves sewing. She loves playing with her friends. She...
This morning, the host of ESPN radio said something like, "Anytime you see two grown men crying in sports, something special is going on." In case you've been living under a rock, he was referring to what took place...
Dear Hot Mom, I tried to be like you, but getting dressed and wearing makeup isn’t my thing most days. In fact, today, when I picked up my kids in carpool line, I threw on a sweatshirt so I could...

Remembering Sandy Hook

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I still remember where I was when I heard the news. At the hospital, in a patient’s room distracted by the horrific news on the screen. Another school shooting, this time the victims were amongst the youngest, aged 6...
Balance I've always had a very small chest (AA) and a large booty. For most of my adolescent and college life I wanted breast implants to balance out my body, to make my clothes fit better and for general aesthetic...
Disclosure :: tasc Performance, a New Orleans based company, sponsored this review and sent another round of undergarments in exchange for my genuine opinion. However, I've been wearing their bamboo boxer briefs exclusively for a solid year now, and I...

I Prayed for This

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I used to pray for the things I have now. Maybe you've heard some variation of that before. Lately, it rings true for me. It is so easy to recognize the struggle and focus on the hardships. I don't...
Ok Mommas. The holidays are right around the corner, and we have some preparing to do. I'm not talking about planning fun family events. I'm not talking about getting your family ready for pictures. I'm not talking about tackling...
When I became a mom, I had no idea what I was doing. I became a new mom at the very young age of 23. My own mom had died when I was 16, and the weight of new...
Journals and planners and schedules, oh my! Wait, what do I do with those? As I enter my first year as a mom, I now understand the true importance of time management, creating a schedule and overall having to plan...
Before having kids of my own, I took my Black Friday shopping VERY seriously. It was like the nonexistent marathon I had been training for all year. My mom and I spent a few years waiting in line on...
It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of year. After what felt like an eternity of deathly heat in New Orleans, fall is finally here and it is no longer unbearable to be outdoors. Halloween whizzed past us....

 

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