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School is out for summer! The excitement that always leads up to the last day of school wasn't quite the same this year. However, my kids were still so happy to pack away their workbooks and close their laptops for...
There's always a new "challenge" It's hard to browse social media these days and not be faced with a "challenge." Maybe it's a Tik-Tok dance, a Snapchat game, YouTube's bottle flip, a Facebook wine challenge, or even NOM's own weekly...
    As my family of five has been cooped up in our house the past few weeks, I’ve started dreaming of all the things I’m going to do when this is over, when we can all go where we want,...
It’s no secret that once kids enter into the picture, date nights are few and far between. My husband and I definitely saw a decline in our social calendar when babies 2, 3, and 4 came along. Asking someone...
Local Digital Resources for Kids During COVID-19 Since we're all staying home looking for things to keep us all occupied, here is a list of local businesses we can show some love to in the process. Audubon Zoo Virtual Community Connection...
Disclosure :: there are affiliate links embedded below, but we as local New Orleans moms have ordered, played with and enjoyed every last one of these suggestions. If these ideas are working for us, we figure that they may...
Trying to keep my mind off the craziness that is “The Rona,” I tend to stress eat. As I’m working on my health and fitness journey, I must say that this isn’t helping at all.  As I was talking...
Feeling cooped up yet? Who else's kids have already eaten through one month's worth of snacks in three days? I guess I'm not the only one around here that's stress eating! If you are practicing social distancing, or even isolating,...
Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Sun Belt Conference, though all opinions expressed are my own. Sun Belt Sports Kids and Family Expo :: Fun For The Whole Family March Madness March Madness is right around the corner! I say this...
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. This is the day of love and appreciation, a day to celebrate the beauty of love. Each year you try to do something a little more special - find a new restaurant, buy flowers,...
Happy New Year! If your resolution is to make more memories, we have you covered! Check out our monthly guide for all of our favorite family friendly activities taking place in and around New Orleans this month! This is in...
***CONGRATS TO JESSICA PASTRANA!*** Win a New Orleans Staycation The Fall season in New Orleans can feel like absolute mayhem. Between back to school, school fairs, performances, costumes, Halloweens, class parties ... we are exhausted just thinking about it. Combine that...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Foo Foo Fest and was written by Becky Peterson. Vacation Artfully in Pensacola, Florida at the 6th Annual Foo Foo Festival Foo Foo Culture For most people “culture” conjures up images of hoity-toity black tie events...
Fall has arrived, so bring on the boots, scarves, sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes, football and all the Fall activities. Here are 40 fun family activities to celebrate the season: Visit a pumpkin patch Carve pumpkins Roast pumpkin seeds Paint...