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Let Me Start At The Beginning  For the last 8 years, my life has revolved around my children. I have been their chauffeur, nurse, confidant, disciplinarian … the list goes on and on. While I have fully enjoyed motherhood, somewhere...
This world is weird these days, to say the least. For me, it’s been triggering, confusing, and most definitely overwhelming. And each of us has our own list of reasons why, which is important to remember as we navigate...
This is going to be one of those times when I tell you “It’s easier said than done.” I often tell myself I should take my own advice. I suffer from chronic anxiety. Some people may think it’s odd that...
As much as we love living in New Orleans with kids, we also love getting away from the city sometimes. As such, we have dozens of family travel tips on New Orleans Mom. Whether your family is seeking a...

The Bad Day

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Recently, we had a bad day. Like, a “no good, terrible, very bad day.” I’m not even a rockstar mom or anything who is used to having good days. But for whatever reason, my three kids and I just failed at...
I was a voracious reader until the busy schedules and fatigue of motherhood got me in a rut. Reading a book could take me over a month, whereas I used to be able to read a book in 1-2...
Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post. I am not receiving anything in exchange for writing this. I am just a mom and English teacher who loves books. I am an avid reader. At any given time I have a...
We understand that getting to the bottom of what’s going on with our children can be nerve-wracking and stressful, especially when we suspect that our child has ADD or ADHD diagnosis. Some of the questions we hear most often...
Best Schools in New Orleans  New Orleans Schools, School Admissions Tours and School Open Houses  One of the most popular questions we receive at New Orleans Mom is, "how does the school application process in New Orleans work?" Unfortunately, the answer...
On the outskirts of the Big Easy, you can find the quiet little city of Harahan. You may recall I wrote about all of the amazing places to eat and things to do here, but the city has stepped...
I was supposed to go to the New Kids on the Block concert a few weeks ago, but at the last minute, my friend who was supposed to go with me fell ill. I couldn’t find anyone else to...
We understand that getting to the bottom of what’s going on with our children can be nerve-wracking and stressful, especially when we suspect that our child has ADD or ADHD diagnosis. Some of the questions we hear most often...
As a mother of 5, I’ve had 4 little ones, so far, play some sort of sport. This mostly came in the form of rec ball, but we've dabbled in a few camps as well. We’ve played basketball, soccer,...
JPRD Eastbank 8U Softball All Star Team's Road to the World Series My daughter Cynthia has played many sports through Pontiff Playground over the past 4 years including t-ball, soccer, volleyball, flag football, track, and now softball. We are a...