Mommy Guilt: Why I Am Okay With Just Being Okay

It seems inevitable that no matter what decisions we make as moms we will often second guess ourselves. It must be in our nature to always worry about our kids. Are they happy? Are they eating enough? Are they learning and growing? I suppose we never really know, we just hope and pray we are […]

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It’s Ok to Still Need Your Parents After You Become One

Meet Wendy I was born and raised a true Louisiana Cajun girl, in the formerly small (now big) town of Houma, Louisiana! I grew up in a house where fried fish was a weekly staple, my dad was either fishing or hunting more times than not, and my mom’s Cajun cooking was second to none. […]

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The New Orleans Moms Blog 2014 Pumpkin Patch Guide

It may not feel like fall is upon us, but the first official day of Autumn is just around the corner – September 23rd. Soon, we will be sipping pumpkin spiced lattes (for those who got a head start on this, you’ll just be doing it without sweating), baking apple pies, and donning our best […]

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Beyond Potty Training: Teaching Kids How to Wipe

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Cottonelle, but as always, opinions are our own. Beyond Potty Training: Teaching Kids How to Wipe Once your child is potty trained, you may think you’re finished wiping butts. More often than not, that simply isn’t the case. I once had to ask a friend, “How do you […]

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Before the ‘Burbs Came Knocking: Why I Enjoyed Raising our Kids in the City

I’m a city girl. Always have been, always will be. Perhaps it has something to do with my obsession with architecture and dislike of driving, but I found so much to love living in an urban setting. So when we started our family in a bustling metropolis in walking distance from skyscrapers, blocks of endless […]

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3rd Annual Cutest Saints Fan Winner {Sponsored by Touro Infirmary}

Disclosure :: Our 3rd Annual Cutest Saints Fan Contest is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. A team of objective judges from Touro will select the winner from the photos submitted and uploaded into our Facebook photo album. We are excited to announce the winner of our 3rd Annual Cutest Saints Fan Contest is: Hannah Bourgeois  Congratulations Hannah! You […]

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Exciting News For Frozen Fans :: Palm Tree Playground Now Has a Frozen Themed Party Room {Sponsored Post}

As adults we might be over the whole Elsa, Ana, “Let it Go” thing, but our kids … they just don’t seem to be over it or getting over it anytime soon. Our sponsors, Palm Tree Playground, have figured out a way to make Frozen themed parties that much easier for parents using their venue. They […]

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How I Made Six Weeks of Baby Food for Twins In Three Hours, for Only $75

When my son started solids, I decided that I would try to make his food for him. Not because of any personal diet restrictions (I cannot afford to buy all organic food, nor do I feel the need to), but because I love to cook and I thought it would be a rewarding process. It worked […]

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The Best Pediatricians and Specialists in New Orleans {Reader Recommended}

Disclaimer: Medical decisions are extremely personal, and we encourage everyone to do their own research in choosing a doctor. Additionally, this list is in no way an endorsement of any specific provider. We copied the quotes verbatim from our Facebook page and are unable to verify accuracy of the providers’ personalities or their ability to […]

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VarageSale: If You Don’t Know, You’re Missing Out {Sponsored}

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by VarageSale; however, I stand behind their platform 100% and will continue using VarageSale well after this post is published. Any outlet where I can earn $187 with minimal effort is a winner in my book! Hey, VarageSale. I think I love you. I am a shopaholic. I am […]

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September Soiree Recap {A Sponsored 2nd Annual New Orleans Moms Blog Birthday}

Disclosure :: Our “September Soiree :: Sip, Shop, Savor” at the historic Beauregard-Keyes House would not have been possible without our amazing team of community sponsors: Touro Infirmary, Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, ALG Style, Waxing the City, Savvy Root, NOLA Maternal Instincts, Kismet Cosmetics, Hi-Brow Nola, Kendra Scott Perkins Rowe, Core Creations, Blo, Loomed Nola,Let’s Party Nola, Pret a Porter, Pearl Wine Co,  Essie’s Sparkling Confections, JCB Creations, Reginelli’s, Boca Dulce, Le Foret, Design a […]

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A Pregnancy Doesn’t Always Mean a Baby: One Mother’s Journey

You can read the miscarriage statistics. You can watch your friends experience the profound loss of a pregnancy. But I think most women carry a certain degree of separation and distance, unless it becomes their reality. I know I did. I was a mother of two healthy children and the veteran of two relatively easy […]

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