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Moms know the excitement when you first see 'pregnant' or a smiley face on that lovely little urine stick. We look at them month after month, for ovulation and pregnancy testing and leap for joy when we finally get...
At the end of a long day it’s not uncommon for me to reflect on my day and think: The mother I was today is the not the mother I wanted to be. I cried, I lashed out, I acted like...
As the holiday season approaches, chances are you and your family will be spending more time on the road. Whether driving to see family or friends, going holiday shopping or just running day-to-day errands, now is a good time...
Boots, sweaters, low humidity, and all things pumpkin are some of my favorite things about fall, y’all, but nothing tops the comfort food that the fall weather brings. One of New Orleans Moms Blog's favorite brands of pasta –...
When we first started chatting with David from Akashic Reiki, we honestly weren't certain what to think about the practice of Reiki itself. Most of us had never heard of it. As we researched this ancient practice, we were intrigued...
I graduated from library school (yes, there is such a thing) in 2008. During my time in school, I was living in Washington, D.C. and working in government. I focused my degree on law librarianship and archives. I never,...
As I shared last year, one of my absolute favorite New Orleans holiday traditions is going to Celebration in the Oaks because I have so many fond memories of attending with my grandmother. It's crazy to now take my own...
With food in the oven and family around the table, Thanksgiving is the feel-good meal of the year. And this year, it feels even better – because we’re, along with our sisters to the west, Red Stick Moms Blog,...
If you are anything like me, you like to watch shows like So You Think you Can Dance or Dancing With The Stars. I'm fascinated in all the choreography, dance moves and, especially, the male dancers and how spectacular...
It's time for a serious talk about Halloween candy. By the time Halloween is over, your house will contain about 4 trillion extra calories in the form of candy. Triage is the only way to deal with this glut...
You have heard of wedding season, but have you heard of birthday season? Not sure if it is an official thing, but I am definitely in the trenches of toddler birthday party season. With a handful of birthday parties...
It is a Tuesday evening, and I am seated in an auditorium surrounded by women I admire from afar for their absolute commitment and dedication to our community. All around me are ladies who generously share their time and talents with the members of...
“Yuck! Head lice?” That’s justifiably most moms’ first response to the mention of lice. Whether it’s your child who managed to pick up the tiny parasites, or one of their friends, don’t panic. Lice are more common than you...
When it comes to parenting, the old adage "it takes a village" definitely still holds true, but for many of us, our village lives not near us, but in our computer. Back in 2007 when I was trying to...

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