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Perspectives in Parenting

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Sometimes you just need to hear the ideas, thoughts, and opinions of other parents. Our Perspectives in Parenting section is focused on providing a place for you to find out what other moms are thinking and how they are handling the issues that go along with the hard job of being a parent.

There are a lot of different perspectives in parenting and New Orleans Mom is a place where these different ideas can be shared. We strive to provide not just valuable information to mothers across the Crescent City, but also ideas about how to think about the issues in their lives.

In our Perspectives in Parenting section, you’ll find lots of stories about the everyday events, problems, annoyances, and issues that we all face as moms. We talk about the household and the challenges of keeping everyone in the family working together.  We offer tips on how to recognize and reflect on the good things in our lives. We also tackle difficult topics about our society and culture

Some of our perspectives in parenting stories offer key advice on wellness. We take you through some of the challenging parts of motherhood, like how and when to use a breast pump, while also offering an amusing look at alternative uses of breastmilk

Our writers talk about important things that Moms in the Big Easy need to know, such as how to teach financial responsibility to your children or how to survive the stresses of the holiday season. 

With more than 30 contributors to New Orleans Mom, we offer our readers unique Big Easy perspectives in parenting that they won’t find anywhere else. 

"Though she be but little, she is fierce." All the strong-willed quotes apply to my daughter. As well as the claims that the strong-willed children are the ones who become the adults that change the world. In my mama heart,...
If you're struggling with space and trying to get more organized in your home this year, you may be facing challenges to just get started. The topic of cleaning out closets (and other space) has come up in conversation...
A Guide to Decorated Cookies in the New Orleans Area (And Other Fun Custom Sweet Treats) If you are looking for decorated cookies for next birthday party, holiday event, sporting event or just love a special decorated cookie, we've got...
Chúc mừng năm mới!  This is how my husband’s Vietnamese family wishes each other a happy Lunar New Year. For the Asian community, this is an important cultural celebration. In our Vietnamese family, we call this day Tết and will...
Safety Tips for Carnival That You Need to Know! I have been very lucky of late to experience Carnival season in a way that not many people are able - "in" the parade, but not on a float. My husband...
Disclosure :: the 2024 guide to Lenten fish fries around New Orleans is sponsored by Copeland's and Dennis’ Seafood. If you are looking for a list of the best crawfish in New Orleans, we have you covered! 2024 Guide to Lenten...
Why My Family Will Wear Yellow on February 7th, and I Hope Yours Will Join Us I know what you might be thinking – another themed day at school!? No, it’s much more than showing off your favorite pair of...
Crying in the Dentist's Office :: The Constant Failure of Raising a Neurodivergent Child I fought back tears in my daughter’s dentist's office today. My oldest had just finished her semiannual appointment, and it hadn’t gone well. The hygienist had spent...
Growing up, I don’t recall my family doing much by way of Valentine’s Day at home. Anything that I received came from school, where we made cereal box “mailboxes” that kids dumped little cards and candies into. And that...
Venison Recipes For The Hunter's Family Deer season is coming to an end so some of us have venison meat in our freezers. Once you get the meat back, depending on how you had it divided up at the butcher,...
We Were Scammed On VRBO {Here’s How} About a year ago, I began planning a fortieth birthday trip for my husband and myself. Our birthdays are only six days apart, and only a month and 3 days away from our...
A 100+ year-old-brand #StanleyCup makes a resurgence after a few key influencers spark interest in the revised Quencher cup. Once marketed heavily to the rugged male audience, Stanley adjusted their products slightly with brightly-colored products and tactically marketing women-to-women. The...
Why I Would Rather Attend a Parade Than Ride in One Here in the city, we have a core weekend of Carnival ahead with popular parades like Cleopatra, Femme Fatale, and King Arthur rolling. For parade riders, the big day...
January 2023 started with a bang in my house. Literally. On January 2 of last year, my husband fell down our stairs carrying a carpet cleaner. He didn’t break any bones, thankfully, but he was holed up on the...