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Guilt is a useless punishing emotion. It lurks deep in your heart or sometimes relentlessly in the front of your mind. You may cry, get angry, grind your teeth, or toss and turn at night. Parents who lament over...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Tulane Pre-College and was written by Kristin Guidry. When They're Too Big for Summer Camp :: Tulane Pre-College Offers a Solution to "Brain Drain"   Summer can be more than just fun… Summer is a magical time...
I remember being pregnant and saying that I would never let my son watch an iPad because it was “bad” for him. Fast forward three years and guess who makes sure that thing is fully charged? Me. Yes me!  Yes,...
I graduated from high school in 2002 and dove straight into college life at LSU. I wasn't totally sure what I wanted to do, but I had narrowed it down to a few different majors. Theater, English, or Nursing. All...
Fifth Grade Smarty Pants My oldest child is in the fifth grade. Old enough to be able to communicate to me if he's having trouble in a certain subject and just stubborn enough to think he doesn't need to try...
Last year, women in the United States earned 80 cents on average for every dollar a man earned. And sadly, Louisiana’s gender wage gap remains one of the worst in the country. Lawmakers recently reintroduced the Paycheck Fairness Act,...
It's NOT About the Creepy Girl :: Lessons From the Momo Hysteria By now, we've all seen the creepy, bug-eyed girl with the long black hair jumping through our screens. These posts are shared by well-intentioned parents, caregivers, grandmas and...
My husband and I have known each other since I was sixteen. Let’s be clear, it was NOT love at first sight. We met through a summer program and were frenemies for about 4 years. We reconnected again when my...
I was late to the Marie Kondo movement on Netflix. You are more likely to find me watching Evil Genius, The Staircase, or some other crime thriller than a show about home makeovers. But the more and more I...
10 Clues You Are a Working Mom During Mardi Gras Motherhood is a constant struggle for work-life balance. Family pressures are constant, but what does it look like when you add Carnival season to the mix? Companies tend to be...

Mind Your Own Uterus

Once you become a mom (you haven’t even gone to your 6 week check up mind you), the question is “when are you gonna have another one?” Excuse me, but can you mind you own uterus?  This blog post is dedicated...
The Big Kid Sleepover My son recently turned 11. Birthday parties aren't as cool as they used to be, though video games are very "in." Sleepovers are the best thing ever, but how many boys can I have sleep at...
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...
2018 was another successful year for New Orleans Moms Blog. We truly value, appreciate and respect each and every one of you and the community we’ve built together. We are proud that in 2018, New Orleans Moms Blog had over...

 

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