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5 Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas

I have loved Christmas as long as I can remember. The magic, the lights, the music, the sweaters and of course, the presents. I know that gifts are a HUGE part of the holiday and children naturally get super excited about it. While I love this part of Christmas, now that my oldest is five, […] The post 5 Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas appeared first on New Orleans Moms Blog.

Today We Cry

Today We Cry. Today my child is not feeling well. It’s one of those things where there’s literally nothing you can do. As the mom, I’m supposed to be the one who has the answers, right? The one who says “take this medicine,” “here’s some ice” or “take deep breaths” and the problem is resolved. […] The post Today We Cry appeared first on New Orleans Moms Blog.

A Guide To New Orleans' Best Holiday Dining Deals

Where to eat, drink, and be merry this year (or something) At this point your digestive system is likely attempting to recover from Thanksgiving, but don't let that stop you from focusing on the task at hand— eating your way through the holidays. Show More Summary

All Day Breakfast Spot Brick & Spoon Shutters on Magazine, Heads to Warehouse District

& more top dining intel GARDEN DISTRICT— Lafayette-based breakfast expansion Brick and Spoon has closed its Magazine Street location after just nine months of business, Todd Price reports, and will reopen in the former Indulge Island Grill at 845 Carondelet before year’s end. Show More Summary

Everything You Need to Know About Capsule Wardrobes

Before I tell you about my experience with a capsule wardrobe, I think it would be “fitting” for me to introduce myself. I am a night owl–NOT a morning person–who has to leave the house by 6:15 AM every morning. That’s right–I have to be ready and OUT THE DOOR at 6:15 AM. Show More Summary

Teaching Gratitude in a Time of Consumerism

Every year as the clock strikes midnight on Halloween, like clockwork (pun intended) my newsfeed begins to fill with posts of gratitude challenges as friends and family from near and far declare to their social media world everything that is a blessing in their lives. Show More Summary

Freret Beet Room Opens Without Beer (Temporarily)

The beer-focused restaurant features Chef Charles Vincent's food menu starting on Wednesday, Nov. 30. Although the Freret Beer Room has hit a bit of a speed bump concerning its alcohol licensing, putting the restaurant's grand opening...Show More Summary

Pho in New Orleans: 15 Tasty Spots

Vietnamese soup spots for the cold days ahead Simply put, pho is a New Orleans staple. Many people outside of the city don't often seem to know, but the Big Easy is home to a vibrant Vietnamese community, which primarily dates back to 1975, when many refugees from Vietnam arrived in Louisiana following the Fall of Saigon. Show More Summary

Creole Hotspot Neyow’s Opens Its Big New Location in Mid City

Charbroiled oysters & smothered pork chops Mid City’s beloved Creole and soul food hotspot Neyow’s is now open in a new location (next door to its original digs) at 3332 Bienville, Ian McNulty reports. Since 2010, owner and chef Tanya...Show More Summary

On Raising Biracial Children

On Raising Biracial Children When my then five year old son asked me when he could have a little sister or brother, it made me really sad  … and not just because I’m not planning on ever adding to our tiny, easy to manage family unit. He asked for his sibling to be white like me. […] The post On Raising Biracial Children appeared first on New Orleans Moms Blog.

Meaty Oak Street Hub Truburger Has New Owners

Plus, a new concept in Tulane Avenue Bar location OAK STREET— Truburger has new owners, with former Magasin managers Amy Doan, Lein Doan and Hung Nguyen purchasing the burger and milkshake fave from Patois owner/chef Aaron Burgau. Some minor design and menu updates including a tofu burger and healthier items could be in the works. Show More Summary

Upscale-Casual Concept Legacy Kitchen Is Expanding Like Crazy

A steakhouse, an oyster bar, and a seasonal Northshore restaurant by 2017 GRETNA— Legacy Kitchen’s Steak + Chop, a new restaurant from the masterminds behind Legacy’s Kitchen and New Orleans Hamburger & Seafood Co. among other brands,...Show More Summary

Where Are Your Manners?

Technically I am the OG of the NOMB. (That’s the Oldest Gal of the New Orleans Mom Blog.) I am 42 as of next month and have a kindergartner and a fourth-grader. That officially makes me an old(er) parent. I literally have parents in my daughter’s class who say, “Yes ma’am” to me. Show More Summary

New Orleans Moms Blog Reader Survey :: Share Your Feedback To Win $150 To Target!

As we hope all of our readers know, feedback from local New Orleans moms is VERY important to us. We work tirelessly to bring the moms of New Orleans resources, events, guides, giveaways and information that will make your lives easier and hopefully more fun. Show More Summary

Diva Dawg & Black Swan Food Experience Join Central City’s Roux Carre Food Court

Plus, more top dining news for your Monday CENTRAL CITY— Ian McNulty reports that open-air food court and small business incubator Roux Carre has two awesome new vendors, Ericka Lassair’s hot dog fave Diva Dawg and Creole soul food pop-up Black Swan Food Experience (debuting on December 1), operated by chefs Nikki Wright and Shana Turner. Show More Summary

This Week’s Top Food Events: Sqirl At Shaya, Deer & Beer at Sac-A-Lait

And much more Welcome to EventWire, Eater Nola’s rundown of upcoming local dining and drinking events. Watch this space for the weekly happenings most worthy of your time, as well as upcoming dinners you'll want to make reservationsShow More Summary

10 Common “Lady” Problems and When to See Your OB/GYN

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. Most moms and moms–to-be are quite familiar with the most common reasons to see an OB/GYN: your annual exam, contraception and family planning, and of course prenatal care. But...Show More Summary

Save the Date :: St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Open House is December 1st!

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by St. Andrew’s Episcopal School. SAVE THE DATE! Please come to our Open House and bring a friend! View our video: “Why Choose St. Andrew’s” Open House Come see what makes St. Andrew’s special. Visit St. Show More Summary

Ways to Celebrate Christmas with the Family {Make Even More Family Memories}

In a little less than a month, we will celebrate my baby’s first Christmas. With a new house, 2 new jobs, and a new baby in my husband (Jeremy) and I’s lives in 2016, this year has certainly flown by. Flown by as in I literally teared...Show More Summary

Holiday Gift Guide for Moms :: New Orleans Moms Blog’s Favorite Things

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