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Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. I am just a mom searching for a good night's sleep.  A little over two years ago I began waking up in the middle of the night with severe ear pain.    It started out...
Our Elf We got our Elf on the Shelf in 2012. I thought it would be a fun way to get into the Christmas spirit and help motivate the kids to behave and get along. For the most part, she's...
Jolabokaflod Last year, I read about Jolabokaflod, or the Yule Book Flood; a tradition that takes place in Iceland. I was so excited to start this tradition in my own family, especially after watching Frozen's Holiday Special ten-thousand times and feeling...
Kids Love Stories From birth and beyond, fiction is presented to us and typically, this is where we fall in love with reading. Once Upon a Time ... are the words we look for when we know something wonderful is...
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...
The Notice Usually emptying my kids' backpacks is a chore. I find a bunch of drawings and cut up pieces of paper "money," an acorn, a rock, someone else's broken barrette and try to decide what do to with it...
To the daughter I will never have :: I dreamed of you. Well not of "you" per se, but of the idea of you, the notion of your existence in my life ... in our lives. I am an extremely...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children's Hospital. How to Avoid Summer Weight Gain in Kids Summer is the highest risk time for children to gain extra weight. Based on several studies performed over the last ten years in various locations...
We are thrilled to introduce our community to eleven new members of the New Orleans Moms Blog team. Each one is a dynamic, warm and inspiring New Orleans mom, and we can’t wait for you all to get to...
Disclosure :: I am thrilled that Charlie Banana has sponsored this post because they truly are the ONLY kind of cloth diaper we use in our household.  We Cloth Diaper and You Can, Too! When my husband and I began talking...
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'm learning the best-laid menu plans for a kid may not work out the way I want them to. As a fitness instructor, clean eating advocate and mom-to-be first-timer, I’m abiding by the dietary safety precautions and sacrifices during my...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Metairie Park Country Day and was written by Country Day Lower School Principal, Lilian Mullane. Give Them the Tools: Coaching Kids Through the Journey of Making Friends Friends can bring joy into your day and they...
Author's note: This is a part of a series written at different stages of my experience with postpartum depression and anxiety. If you feel like something is not right, please reach out. You do not have to suffer. You...