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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...
Wow!! It's hard to believe that we launched New Orleans Moms Blog FIVE years ago today!! We have published over 2,000 posts written by local moms all across the Greater New Orleans area from the Westbank to Metairie to New...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary.  For the first 2 to 5 days after delivery, your baby will receive a small amount of colostrum at each feeding, which is a thick, rich milk that is high in...
Becoming a mom for the third time I was determined to breastfeed my newest little girl. I was mentally prepared for a rough go, but I researched, prepared, and waited for her to arrive. Little did I know, our...
Like all things relating to babies, children and raising them, breastfeeding is a topic filled with deeply rooted opinions. Whenever I discuss anything pertaining to motherhood, I do my best to keep it real. Sugarcoating these experiences does nothing...
When my daughter was 6 weeks old, I knew something was not right. She had eczema, screaming fits after feedings, persistent bright red diaper rash, and very unusual digestive sounds (I won't get too graphic). As a new mom,...
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...
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...
Writer's Note :: I wrote this post at 4 weeks, 6 days postpartum. I thought I was adapting to life as a mom of 3 and no longer suffering from the anxious thoughts that plagued me in the early...
When I was pregnant for the first time and later as a new mom, the former Uptown location of ZukaBaby (German for sweet baby), then owned by Erin Pelias, was my home base. I had a baby registry there...
Crunchy mom (n): a mom who practices natural living. What's less-than-crunchy? Not mushy. Crunchy-ish? Crispy? Chewy? Ok, now I'm getting hungry. I'm sure there's a technical term for it, but to keep things simple, I am sometimes crunchy. I started out pretty crunchy... Breastfeeding:...
We are thrilled to introduce our community to nine 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 know...
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. - Albert Einstein Apparently Einstein and I have something in common as am not a fan of reward charts for...

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