Parenting

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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…

Do You Know How To Tell The Difference Between Allergies & The Flu

Fall has barely started and so have the germs. Flu is running rampant all over…

Great Tips To Stay Healthy This School Year

Well, it is that time again. We are broke from buying school supplies, but the…

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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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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Why You Should Get The Flu Shot

Fall…..ah!  The weather is changing (hopefully), Football consumes our weekends, the Holidays are upon us……

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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…

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…

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…

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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…

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.…