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2018 New Orleans Mom of the Year Finalists We received some amazing nominees for our New Orleans Mom of the Year campaign … nominated by husbands, fiancés, daughters, sons, sisters, and friends … all who have made a difference in...
“Good afternoon Mrs. Archangel, we are wondering if you and your wife would be willing to care for a 4 month old African American male.” On an unpredictable November afternoon is when we received a call that would inevitably...
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...
“I am a teacher, of course I do not want my own children. After all, I have over 70 children and I get the weekends off.” How many times have I told myself that ... or “Why can’t I...
Another day of scrolling through Facebook when I should probably be doing something else. It’s another day and the same sad, horrible story comes up in my feed. While it isn’t the exact same story, it is the same...
At 25, I became the mother to a beautiful, healthy, perfect baby girl. Feeling the warmth radiate from her body, inhaling that intoxicating new baby smell, coming to grips with the knowledge that somehow I had created this perfect,...
Dear Sarah, You don’t know me. And, that is because we have never met. Your life ended before I moved in next door. But I know so much about your life because you live on in your husband. When we purchased...
Ever since I was a young girl, I knew that one day I would adopt a child. That desire was never far from my heart. When I met my husband-to-be Brian in November of 1994, I asked him on our...
Changing Lives Through Foster Care When you see Kim and Kristyn Carver with their three young daughters, you probably wouldn’t guess their family came together a little differently than most. With three girls, you may notice an excess of pink...
Merriam Webster’s definition for adoption is “the act or process of adopting a child; the act or process of beginning to use something new or different; the act or process of giving official acceptance or approval to something.” During my...

All Moms Are Wonder Women

Just recently, I went to a superhero themed birthday party for my best friend’s daughter. The party was adorable, complete with a Wonder Woman cake made by a friend, who is additionally, a mother. As my dear friend and I...
After experiencing four years of marriage, three of which we were trying to conceive, we were blessed with three of God’s greatest gifts. One could only imagine going through life just the two of you, and then, within a...
First, I am not a fan of those “what not to say” blogs that inevitably pop up on any given subject. Most of the time, I find these blogs describing missed opportunities to educate. So, I realize the irony...
You can plan your life all you want, but we should all know by now that things don't always go as planned. But wow, my life spiraled in the exact opposite direction from what I had planned! The one...

 

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