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The Twos Recently my 2-year-old looked me deep in the eyes, said “scratch,” and then scratched the sh-- out of my arm. Before I was done googling “Am I raising a sociopath?” my child kissed my arm, apologized, and told...
You don't need to be a baseball mom to know that LSU has a winning baseball program. I mean, LSU excels in many things, let's be honest, but its baseball program never disappoints. This 2021 baseball season for LSU...

Easy Summer Dinners

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No Cooking Summertime is filled with long, hot days, and the last thing any of us want to do at the end of the day is stand in a hot kitchen. I like to meal plan, I like to cook,...
The morning rush can be pretty hectic at my house - trying to wrangle three kids and two parents out of the house with lunches, backpacks, and all the necessities by 7:45 can cause even the calmest among us...
Naomi Osaka’s “no” was a shock heard ‘round the world. On May 31st, the top-ranked Japanese professional tennis player announced she was officially withdrawing from the French Open, citing mental health issues as a concern. Osaka's announcement came one...
Father's Day is almost here! Each year, we scratch our heads to come up with another useful, practical, special gift for the fathers in our life. What does he not already have? What will he actually use? It's not...
Before I had my first baby, I was obsessed with preparing and making sure I had everything I needed. I read the blogs, asked my friends, watched the YouTube videos, and made multiple lists.  Then I created a meticulous...
New Orleans Be the Change Spotlight :: Introducing Turning Tables This month for our “Be the Change Spotlight” we’d like to introduce you to Turning Tables, an organization committed to advocating for equity in the hospitality industry by providing mentorship,...
No one ever really prepares you for parenthood. People can tell you all the mistakes they made and offer their advice, but let’s be honest, you don’t know anything until you have experienced it yourself. My son’s dad and I...
Too tired to cook dinner at the end of a long day but don't want to spend an arm and a leg feeding your krewe? I've got you covered with a comprehensive list of all the place kids eat...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by tasc Performance.  New Orleans Father's Day Gifts tasc Performance Has Every Father Covered First and foremost, in case it was not already on your radar, consider this a public service announcement - Father's Day is...
I'd like to consider myself pretty well-rounded. I have really great parents, and a great family - most members of which have expertise in one area or another. I've been fortunate to learn from them about most things in...
I hate sidewalk chalk. Use your imagination to include an expletive of your choice to color that sentence up there. This blog started with me trying to think of a fun little list of all the things we love that make...
Mom Guilt: The Working Mom, Breastfeeding Edition Becoming a mother brings its own sets of challenges. They all bring their own rollercoaster of emotions. One of the biggest difficulties mothers feel is the dreaded Mom Guilt. We all feel it...