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Going stir crazy from being home with the kids for what seems like an endless amount of months? Me too! Take a day trip to the Gulfport Mississippi beaches for a day of fun in the sun. Gulfport is...
Like many families in the New Orleans area, we find ourselves without traditional summer camp  or childcare this year. As a result, we've been looking for fun day trip adventures within driving distance of New Orleans to break up...
Puzzles: Um, Not for Me! First of all, let me start by saying I have absolutely always sucked at puzzles. Spatial/Visual thinking is not my strong suit. Well, Quarantine is making me think I don't have a strong suit, but...
After 2 1/2 months of quarantine, I am looking forward to things safely opening back up in New Orleans. I’m tired of my house, and I’ve exhausted all of the socially distant activities available the past few months. My twin boys...
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,...