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90s Prom Recap :: A Night For The History Books!

Disclosure :: Our 90s Prom at the historic and beautiful New Orleans Museum of Art would not have been possible without our amazing team of community sponsors :: ALG Style | Waxing the City | Smocktions | Love Swimming | Bleu, a Blowdry Bar | Cake Face Soaping | Jodi Power | NOLA Boards | Kleenhanz | Stroller Strides | Feet First | Lovejoy Day Spa & Shop | Martin Insurance | Home Malone | YMCA | Metairie Small Animal Hospital | tasc Performance | NOLA Maternal Instincts | Kismet Cosmetics | Hi-Brow Beauty […]

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New Orleans Moms Need to Know :: Your Guide to the Month of September 2015

It’s here! Your guide to enjoying September in New Orleans. This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide {we maintain a full calendar of events right here}. Rather, we’ve pulled out a select number of events for your family to enjoy throughout the month. Living in New Orleans can be overwhelming, but […]

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Song of Songs: Katrina

I’ve written about my connection to music before. Though I was graced with zero musical talent, it makes me whole. Grounds me when I’m anxious, makes me happy when I’m sad, and during those times when I just need to be sad, it helps me do that too. It’s no shock that I marked my […]

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Electric Girls is Hosting a Saturday Program this Fall

Disclosure:: This is a sponsored post brought to you by Electric Girls. Learn more about this amazing program that empowers girls!  It’s that time of year again- school has started and parents are on the lookout for extracurriculars for their daughters. Piano lessons, soccer, and karate are among the most common choices (and good ones, too!). But […]

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Operation Playground: Putting Kids First After the Storm

As Director of Operation Playground for KaBOOM!, I saw a lot in New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast following Hurricane Katrina, but I’ll never forget the first time I saw ‘Play World’ in New Orleans. It was a hot summer night in 2007.  It was dark outside and too late to be conducting site […]

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The Worst Parenting Advice I Ever Received {And Why We’ve Made Our Family Dinner Tradition A Priority}

We’ve all heard it – the advice given to us by the “older and wiser” folks who have already gone through parenting little ones. Sometimes they offer good advice, and other times, well … not so much. Fortunately, I’ve been lucky in that most of the advice I’ve received from others has really provided me with […]

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Having More Kids :: How Do You Know When You Are Finished?

I don’t want to get into a religious, political or moral debate about family planning. I personally believe in responsible decision-making when it comes to how many children I should have. I consider all things like time, money, space, etc. If I may state the obvious, the decision to grow my family is not merely a […]

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