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45 Fall Date Nights New Orleans Parents Will LOVE!

School is in full swing, the weather and humidity are (hopefully) changing, and we are…

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…

Summer Date Nights In New Orleans
7 Sizzling Ideas For A Summer Date Night In New Orleans!

Are you looking for the perfect way to spend time with your significant other this…

Saving Money For Christmas
6 Easy Tips To Help You Save Money For Christmas

It’s that time of year that many parents have extra anxiety about money.  Everyone is…

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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…

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Tips for Working From Home and Homeschooling

Suddenly overnight, almost everyone is a homeschooler and working from home. It’s a crazy new…

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Hey Momma, Give Yourself Some Grace

So we woke up this morning to a whole new world. School is canceled for…

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{One Mom’s Opinion} Dear Fellow Parade Goers, We Have To Talk

We have to talk. A serious one. A big one because some things have to…

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Magical Christmas Date Nights In New Orleans

Christmas Time is officially here.  With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays sometimes we…

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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Tips For Surviving Mardi Gras WIth A Special Needs Child

Everyone in New Orleans LOVES going to Mardi Gras Parades, Right? My daughter says she “loves…

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Fun and Affordable Valentine’s Date Nights In New Orleans

A lot of people think that Valentine’s Day is a made up “Hallmark” Holiday.  Well…it’s…

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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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Our New Christmas: Finding Christmas After the Death of A Spouse

In 2015, he begged me to buy an artificial tree.  He was tired of sweeping…

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Single Parenting During The Holidays

Being a parent in general for the holidays is difficult and stressful.  We have so…

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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…

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Find Your Perfect Agent In The New Orleans Real Estate Guide

Buying and selling a house, or even looking for a rental can be so time…

Brunch In New Orleans
Best Places to Get Your Brunch on in New Orleans

One of the best things about the weekend is…brunch!  You can sleep in late, and…

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…

50 New Orleans Date Ideas
Awesome New Orleans Date Ideas You’ll Both Love

Need some new date ideas? It is time to rethink the same old movie and…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

Family New Year
New Year’s Resolutions Your Family Can Make This Year

As we say goodbye to 2017 and welcome 2018, many of us will find ourselves…

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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…

New Orleans Date Nights
Great and Easy Last Minute New Orleans Date Nights

Life is busy. As parents we are always rushing here, there and everywhere. We barely…

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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,…

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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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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.…