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Protecting Our Children :: Get Involved. Be Proactive.

Families in Florida are making funeral arrangements for their children, and our country is once again caught up in a gun control versus mental health argument. It is an argument that doesn’t ever seem to end. It doesn’t produce results. It doesn’t bring the dead back to life. This article is not about what side […]

The Day My Baby Fell Off the Changing Table

Throughout the course of my mommy career, I’ve changed numerous diapers. I am on my 3rd baby and I have 5 nieces and nephews. I currently change my baby’s diaper multiple times a day. So when the dreaded accident happened; I couldn’t believe it. My baby fell off the changing table. I was standing at […]

Can You Catch the Flu Twice in One Season?

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by LCMC Health Urgent Care. Can You Catch the Flu Twice in One Season? In case you haven’t noticed, this flu season has been a particularly rough one throughout most of the United States. Louisiana is one of three dozen states across the country with an unusually high number of […]

Sorry Kids, Mommy is Working

As a successful small business owner with one employee (that’s me!), my work hours often go well beyond the end of the school day. I pick up my kids each day at the end of their day, and we chat about their school day all the way home. I set them up with their homework and […]

Protecting Children Because They Cannot Be Seen

Protecting Children Because They Cannot Be Seen On February 15, 2018, a 7-year-old boy, Bryant Sun, was run over and killed in a Covington parking lot. Bryant was sitting in the parking lot behind a car when the driver of a truck ran over him because he was unable to see the boy. A family’s […]

Jazzercise :: Checking Your Stereotypes at the Door

Full disclosure: I’m 37 years old and am in pretty decent shape. I enjoy dancing and often have impromptu solo dance parties in my bedroom. I think that’s why Jazzercise is such a great fit for me. I have been going to Jazzercise Metairie Fitness Center for years and absolutely love it! It is really […]

Bragging Rights {Toot Your Own Horn}

Bragging about my accomplishments is not something I would typically consider myself “good” at doing. In fact, most women typically are not good at bragging about themselves. However, I recently had the opportunity to participate in a “Bragging Rights” session through my work’s Women’s Network. How Bragging Rights Works The bragging session is based on […]

Why An Unscheduled Afternoon Benefits {My} Kids

I am going to let you in on a dirty little secret. Outside of one 7 week disastrous stint with gymnastics and spring baseball, we are a “no after school activities” household. By this I mean that if it requires mom or dad to pick you up and transport you elsewhere for a stated time, […]

How to Sell Your House and Keep Your Sanity (with Kids)

Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Katie O’Leary, licensed REALTOR®. How to Sell Your House and Keep Your Sanity (with Kids) Everyone tells you that spring is a great time to sell your house. After a long, cold winter and the rush of the holidays, you might be thinking that a new pad with […]

Why I Buy Coffee Daily

Yes, it’s true. I literally buy Starbucks Coffee every day. On any given weekday, you can find my swagger wagon pulling into my local Starbucks between 7:50 & 8am daily. I look like a hot mess in my usual black leggings, over sized tee and my hair tossed up under a baseball hat. The drive […]

This Shouldn’t Be Our Fear

As mothers, we have a lot to fear when it comes to our children’s safety. Electrical outlets, grapes, busy intersections, peanuts, the flu, I could go on and on. Some fears are more reasonable than others, and some fears only affect a portion of us. But we fear the 6 million ways our kids could […]

Be Aware, Have a Plan and Do Not Give Up

To My Godsons: You know my job, as law enforcement, is to stop bad guys every day, to protect innocent people, and run toward the danger. I take my job seriously and know that my life could be taken at a moment’s notice in order to protect others. Your parents want to keep you safe, […]

My Children Are Not Owed Playtime :: Implementing Chores After School

Exasperation I spend the whole day running. From 5am-10pm, I’m on the move. Shuffling kids off to school, working 9 hours and then coming home to run some more. The evenings are the hardest. I run room to room picking up toys and folding laundry and washing dishes and wiping up dog prints. I run to help one […]

To My School Aged Child :: I Want You To Be Safe

To My School Aged Child :: I want to keep you safe. I have been actively working on keeping you safe since the moment I found out you were growing inside me. I stopped eating my favorite ahi tuna salad. I tried, albeit brief, to give up caffeine. Once you were in my arms, I […]

Five Ways to Enjoy 5 Seed Butter by Beyond the Equator

Disclosure :: Beyond the Equator sponsored this post, but any time a local New Orleans company lets us know that they have a product we think local moms should know about then we are all ears. Over five of us (and our kiddos) taste tested the 5 Seed Butter and all opinions are my own.  Five […]

2018 Guide to Lenten Fish Fries In and Around New Orleans

2018 Guide to Lenten Fish Fries in New Orleans Lent is a great time to support your community AND feed your family without having to heat up your kitchen! Stop by one of these local churches and charities to pick up your Friday dinner at a local fish fry! What is great about this list is […]

Every Mom Has Her Secret Crutch

This is my story of my fifteen year struggle with an addiction. It may not be your typical addiction, but it was my struggle. It still is my struggle. Everyone has a story, and it may not be the same shape or size as the person next to you. I’m writing this to not only […]

Yes, I’m Angry. You Should Be Too.

“Why do you get so angry?” My husband gently asks me sometimes. He doesn’t understand, and frankly I don’t fully understand either. Sometimes I think things are sexist when the “guy doesn’t mean anything by it.” Sometimes I feel violated when a man makes it known that he is interested in me, and other times […]

2018 Guide to Easter Events In Around New Orleans

Easter is such a fun time in New Orleans. The weather is gorgeous and there are plenty of fun things to do with the family. We have put together a list of all the Easter events in and around the New Orleans metropolitan area that we could find, so get those cute Easter outfits ready […]

Family Fun at the Sun Belt Basketball Tournament

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by the Sun Belt Conference.  Family Fun at the Sun Belt Basketball Tournament In the world of college sports, basketball dominates the month of March. The flurry of games, both men’s and women’s, has led to the well-known moniker “March Madness.” And here in New Orleans, we get a […]

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