New Orleans Moms

New Orleans After Ida
Objects In Motion: One Moms Opinion on Living In New Orleans After Hurricane Ida

New Orleans was built on moving bodies—bodies that brought others here by force, bodies of…

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Prevent Summer Slide and Have Fun Doing It!

Summer is a time for relaxation and fun! It is also a time that teachers refer…

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Why I Run

I never thought in my life that I would be doing 5k’s or missing running…

Tips For Surviving Festivals With A Toddler

Spring time in this beautiful city is just around the corner and so is my…

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New Orleans Black and Gold Etsy Finds

It’s that time of year again. Black and Gold fever is spreading throughout the city…

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How To Raise a Self Confident Child

Parenting is HARD. We have 18 years to transform these little humans into confident, functioning…

Hring a Babysitter
Questions You Must Ask Before Hiring A Babysitter

Recently, my husband and I had a work event to attend. The problem was the…

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Stroller Friendly Places to Take Baby Out In New Orleans

Malls, parks, and neighborhood sidewalks seem to be the places where you see moms pushing…

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How To Potty Train In Three Easy Steps

Potty training is hard, however doing so in phases was not only easier for me,…

Pregnant at 15 ~ Teen Pregnancy Resources in New Orleans

Pregnant at 15. There is, of course, a how and why it happened, but in…

Stylish Mom
Secrets To Feeling Like A Beautiful And Stylish Mom On A Budget

Before I became a mom, my style was everything!  I would think about my outfit…

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My Beautiful Chaos ~ Truths About Becoming A Foster Parent

Becoming a Foster Parent… What made you decide to become a foster parent? What made…

Online Dating
Swiping Right: A Parent’s Guide To Online Dating After Divorce

So here I am in my late 30s and find that the dating world has…

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Gorgeous Places to Take Family Pictures in New Orleans

Any time of year in New Orleans to take photos.  Take a trip with our…

Reuse Dance Costumes
How To Repurpose and Reuse Old Dance Costumes

Dance is expensive, one of the most expensive parts of dance are the costumes. If…

Organizing Kids Spaces
Easy Tips and Creative Ideas for Organizing Kids “Play Spaces”

If you’re anything like me as a parent, you neither have the space, nor the…

Hurricane Evacuation
Hurricane Evacuation Survival Tips

Going through a hurricane with kids is HARD. Most of us here at Pint-Sized Cities…

Shelter In Place Hurricane
Tips To Shelter In Place During A Hurricane

Hurricane Season – that dreaded time between June and November we all watch the Gulf…

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{One Mom’s Opinion} Why the Walk Up Movement Will Hurt Our Kids

This weekend in a sleepy quiet subdivision in Metairie, a woman was shot by her…

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Tips For Hosting A Successful Sleepover

Many of my fondest memories as a kid involve a sleepover.  I still remember my…

Community Service for Kids In New Orleans
Community Service in New Orleans for Kids

It is very important to me that my children learn to give of their time…

Masshootings
How To Talk To Your Kids About Mass Shootings

This morning we all woke up to the horrific news out of Las Vegas. Our…

Lice
What to do When Your Child Has Lice

It’s that time of the year. You open your child’s backpack, and there’s a note…

Healthcare Financial Assistance Programs In Louisiana

Having two children with special needs and a husband with a host of issues that…

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How To Tell Your Child Is Over-dramatic

Do you have an over-dramatic child? I do and my house is DRAMA DRAMA DRAMA,…

Bath Fun
Easy Bath Time Activities For Kids

Bath time is always a whirlwind of activity at my house. I end up soaked,…

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How to NOT Lose Your Mind When Your Child Is Having Surgery

A few months ago we scheduled my 2-year-old son’s first anesthetized surgery. As a parent this…

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Facts You Need To Know About Louisiana Medicaid

July 1, 1016 was a huge day in Louisiana, it is the day that the…

Playground Danger
Hot Playground Danger

It was Friday afternoon and the kids are almost out of school so a bunch…

MNO
Great Moms Night Out Ideas

Today: GET UP…BREAKFAST…KIDS DRESSED…OFF TO SCHOOL…OFF TO WORK…PICK UP KIDS…HOMEWORK…DINNER…BATHS….KIDS IN BED…LAUNDRY…DISHES…GO TO BED! Tomorrow: Repeat.…

Donating in New Orleans
Ultimate Guide To Donating Used Stuff In New Orleans

It’s 70° outside, and I have SPRING FEVER! You know what that means? I have…