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5 Things Every Parent Needs to Know About Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Life was different before entering the world of forensic interviewing. I was naïve to the prevalence of child sexual abuse in the United States. Currently, research suggests one...
Yes, my child ate mushrooms. I thought I had at least 15 more years before I was faced with this parenting issue. Instead, here I was, 18 month old on hip, telling poison control, "yeah, so I think my...
Disclaimer: Medical decisions are extremely personal, and we encourage everyone to do their own research in choosing a doctor. Additionally, this list is in no way an endorsement of any specific provider. We copied the quotes verbatim from our...
New Orleans is a city of notable cuisine. And of course, we enjoy it any time we want. And perhaps we even take it for granted every now and then. But as a peanut allergy mom, I know that...
Free range does not mean laid back. In the past three weeks, I’ve been told by multiple people that I am a laid-back parent. The thing is, I don’t feel like I am. My kids would tell you I’m not....
Dealing with Dairy Allergy in Breastfed Babies I recently returned from an all-inclusive trip abroad. About two days after we returned, my six-month-old baby started acting really fussy. She could not sleep on her own anymore and had to sleep...
Dear Daughter, In the few years that you have been a part of our family, we have loved you more than we ever knew we could. You are perfect in our eyes, and we wouldn’t change a thing about you. You...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children's Hospital. Who are the major culprits? Let’s face it - we live in Louisiana, so insects (and their desire to bite) are here to stay. So let’s get acquainted with our most...
It is a wonderful thing when your kids are out of diapers and are completely self-sufficient in the bathroom. I did not realize however, that even after all of these milestones occur, you should still pay attention to your...
Here are my credentials: 4.5 years of breastfeeding experience with two different children La Leche League certified leader with 2.5 years of experience leading an LLL group, keeping up with the latest research, and attending educational conferences on breastfeeding But as I...
Living in New Orleans, I started looking at schools about twelve months before I planned to enroll my eldest daughter in an early elementary childhood program. I wanted to make sure that I had the full picture about the schools...
Protecting Children Because They Cannot Be Seen On February 15, 2018, a 7-year-old boy, Bryant Sun, was run over and killed in a Covington parking lot. Bryant was sitting in the parking lot behind a car when the driver of...
Interesting fact: We never used the word BULLYING in high school. Bullies were jerks who used fists, stole lunch money, and picked on nerds – they weren’t people who were using words. Pranks, no matter how nasty or unkind, weren’t...
Yup, that is right, Halloween is the scariest holiday. No, it is not because of the goblins and ghosts or the haunted houses. It is because of the candy. No, I am not talking about all those crazy stories you...