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As a pregnant, stay-at-home mom to a 3 and a half year old, I was starting to feel like something was missing. My daughter would be starting school full time in the fall, and soon I would be doing...
Just two years ago, I was a single gal entering my ninth year of teaching elementary school. Days were consumed by lesson planning and grading papers. On a whim, I joined Match.com and the rest is history. Within a...
...is the usual response I get from anyone who hears that I teach high school English. Yes, a majority of my students are taller than me. Yes, they are full-on emotional. And goofy. And challenging. At the end of...
I know so many people, especially those with school-aged children, have been eager for a return to "normalcy," whatever that may look like these days. I craved normalcy, too. I just thought I would enjoy being back in a...
I used to have this vision for my child's birthday parties. They would all take place at home, and the super creative theme would be apparent from the moment guests arrived at the front door until they finished their...
The hardest thing for me to do was leave my six week old daughter to go back to a job I hated. Hate is a strong word. But it accurately fits my emotions towards my job as an overworked case...
The Problem I used to sweep and/or vacuum 4-5 times per day. With four children and a shedding dog, it's a never-ending cycle of feeding the kids and cleaning up after them. We have primarily hard surface floors with a...
I am a sham, a disappointment. I am ashamed to write this post … but then I realized I need to keep it real. Last October, I wrote this post, celebrating my 5 years Weight Watchers Lifetime Anniversary. Then, in January,...
Today on the blog - in conjunction with Touro Infirmary - we are absolutely thrilled to be opening a dialog about sleep through our "Rest Assured: You Are Not Alone" series. As moms we are all often sleep deprived,...
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...
We are thrilled to introduce you all to four new members of the New Orleans Moms Blog team. Each one is a dynamic, fun, warm and inspiring New Orleans mom, and we can't wait for you all to get...

The Truth About Night Shift

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"I Won't Survive" Flashback to 13 years ago ... I'm a mom of an almost 3 year old and very pregnant, I had just passed my NCLEX. I was offered a job in the NICU where I completed my senior...
Way back in early summer of 2012, which honestly feels like a lifetime ago, Ashley and I only knew each other through our personal blogs. After reading each other's posts, we exchanged plenty of emails about our parenting woes raising children six...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by The Avenue Family Dentistry. 5 Dental Facts That All Moms (and Moms-To-Be) Should Know There are so many questions when a brand-new baby enters the picture, and in addition to their ten tiny fingers...