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I Love You! :: 20 Cute Ways to Tell Your Kids You Love Them Love is in the air. Well, for us parents, we love every day. The love we have for our children is unconditional. I tell my...
Disclaimer: This post is meant to shed light on Postpartum depression and anxiety but may be triggering to some. If you are struggling with PPD/PPA/PPP you can find support at Postpartum Support International and Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance The Sad Truth...
This post is sponsored by Ochsner Pediatric Cardiology but is an authentic first hand account from a local New Orleans mom, Caroline Robertson. The Strongest Hearts Have the Most Scars Everyone has gone through something in their lives that has altered...
Dear Lindsey, I am not judging you. I will not judge you. Unfortunately, you are not alone in how you were feeling and what you experienced. However, it went too far. You should have been provided the help needed to...
Odds are you have a close family member or friend who has been through a divorce. Maybe it is your own divorce, your parents, or maybe you have only been a spectator. Sometimes it is a clean break, sometimes...
Once upon a time, long ago, in high school, my boyfriend and I tried going out to eat for Valentine’s Day. He picked me up and brought me to a restaurant, where we didn’t have reservations. We really didn’t...
As parents, we are challenged with all types of decisions relating to our children's well-being. Some choices are harder to make than others. Last year, we faced ongoing battles with schoolwork and attitude from one of our elementary-aged children. Homework...
I am no longer afraid to say I am a working mom. What a bizarre thing to say. So many of us are working mothers, so why would I struggle with this comment? I’m being truly honest because my work...
It's Carnival Time! While the rest of the country is dieting this time of year, we New Orleanians are eating king cake for breakfast, lunch, and (parade route) dinner! There's no shortage of amazing king cakes to try in the Greater...
Monday, January 2nd was my kids’ first day back to school after the holidays. I work in a different district and was looking forward to a few days at home by myself before I had to return to my...
If you're anything like me, you belong to a number of group chats. In 2023, this is just another part of being a parent. My GroupMe includes chats for one kid's track team, and another kid's soccer team, a...
Disclosure:: This post is sponsored by Kristin Giefer. Kristin is a local mom and the owner of Kristin Giefer Pediatric Sleep Consulting. This Local Pediatric Sleep Consultant Will Change Your Life! A pediatric sleep consultant is a person who teaches you how...
Mardi Gras Mambo begins playing in our house January 6th. Originally from Florida, the only parade I was used to was Calle Ocho, which is a festival meets parade in Miami to celebrate Latin Culture. I had obviously heard...
Dear Parents,  Before I share my PSA, here’s a little bit about me. I’m a mom of 2 girls, ages 14 & 16. Their dad and I have raised them to be kind, honest and responsible. We teach them to...