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Crow Tastes Like Licensed Character Memorabilia

Crow Tastes Like Licensed Character Memorabilia Pre-parenthood, I swore I’d never spend money on official character stuff: Disney, Nickelodeon, whatever. I would always choose generic themed bed linens and I’d never buy character t-shirts or dolls. Never. Other people could buy them for my kids, but I would not give into the Lightning McQueens, Ariels […]

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Family Friendly 4th of July Events in NOLA

Family Friendly 4th of July Events in New Orleans Live music, fireworks and family fun is what the 4th of July is all about! The New Orleans Metro Area is overflowing with patriotic events. Make sure to check out the list and let us know if there is anything to add! Mandeville’s First Baptist Church […]

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When Little Bug Bites Become a Big Problem …

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children’s Hospital. Who are the major culprits? Let’s face it – we live in Louisiana, so insects (and their desire to bite) are here to stay. So let’s get acquainted with our most likely exposures. As a pediatrician in the Children’s Hospital Emergency Room, the most common insect […]

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‘Gleason’ Movie an Amazing, Raw Depiction of Neuromuscular Disease

I had the unbelievable opportunity to attend the the premiere of the movie ‘Gleason’ (a hit documentary at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival) at the Orpheum theatre last week. While the event was filled with Saints players, including Drew Brees, the person I most wanted to see and hear from was the subject of the […]

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Caps For Kids: CAPturing Smiles for Pediatric Oncology Patients

Caps For Kids: CAPturing Smiles for Pediatric Oncology Patients Three years ago, I began working as an Oncology Social Worker at Children’s Hospital. During that time, I helped provide support to countless families of children and young adults who were diagnosed with a wide range of types of pediatric cancer. As expected, these children received […]

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2016 Best NOLA Dad Winner!!

We are excited to announce that the winner of our 2016 Best NOLA Dad is :: Anthony Hennessey {Nominated by :: Marcy M. Hennessey}  Anthony is an amazing man & excellent father to our two boys. You would never know that our oldest, Dylan, is not biologically his own. Anthony & I met when he was […]

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To Parents of Teens :: Have a Bully Action Plan

To Parents of Teens :: Have a Bully Action Plan Our innate nature as parents is to protect our children. Yet it’s difficult to know how much “protecting” is enough … or too much. Who’s to judge whether our parenting style is “just right” or “over the top” or “helicopter mommy” -ish? So how can […]

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Five Things You Should Know When Moving With Kids

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by The Sibley Group at Keller Williams Realty Professionals; these are some really great tips for moving with kids in and around New Orleans. Five Things You Should Know When Moving With Kids Whether you’re moving across the country or just down the block, moving can be pretty overwhelming, especially […]

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Pre-Packaged Party Themes :: Palm Tree Playground Is Making A Mom’s Dream Come True!

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by our friends at Palm Tree Playground.  Birthday parties are a big deal. They are important to kids as well as moms, both for different reasons. For the kids birthdays are all about the perfect combination of cake and how much running and screaming you can do that make […]

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