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

It’s here! Your guide to enjoying May 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 our hope […]

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Why I Check My Baby’s Poop: Dealing with Dairy Allergy in Breastfed Babies

Dealing with Dairy Allergy in Breastfed Babies I recently returned from an all-inclusive trip abroad. About two days after we returned, my six-month-old baby started acting really fussy. She could not sleep on her own anymore and had to sleep in my arms only. She seemed really uncomfortable overall. I took her to the pediatrician […]

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Three Parts You Aren’t Waxing … But Should

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Waxing the City. Time to get summer-ready! Have you thought about expanding your waxing service beyond brows and bikini? Now is the time of year to broaden your horizons and include legs, arms and underarms. Underarms Underarms are often overlooked as part of a typical beauty routine. Stubble […]

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Roots of Success: Building Skills for Executive Function

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by The Parenting Center. Roots of Success: Building Skills for Executive Function Over 25 years ago, Robert Fulghum wrote a poem, Everything I Need to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten. I’m sure you’ve seen it, a reference and appreciation for simpler times, personal kindness and the importance of friendships. […]

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2016 New Orleans Mom of the Year Finalists

2016 New Orleans Mom of the Year Finalists We received some amazing nominees for our New Orleans Mom of the Year campaign … nominated by husbands, fiancés, daughters, sons, sisters, and friends … all who have made a difference in the lives of others and who motivate and inspire those around them. Selecting the top 8 […]

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5 Dental Facts That All Moms (and Moms-To-Be) Should Know

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by The Avenue Family Dentistry. 5 Dental Facts That All Moms (and Moms-To-Be) Should Know There are so many questions when a brand-new baby enters the picture, and in addition to their ten tiny fingers and their ten tiny toes, they also have tiny teeth to take care of. […]

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Sober in Nola :: Tips for Mamas

Being sober in New Orleans is tough Like, really tough. Everywhere I turn there is a drive through daiquiri shop or “Big A$$ Beers To Go” signs or people walking the streets with giant green grenade drinks. The cafe’s offer shots of Baileys or Rum to add to your coffee. The people in my life are very respectful of […]

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Zika Virus: What You Need to Know and How It is Impacting Women in the Gulf South

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. Zika Virus :: What You Need to Know If you’ve turned on the TV in recent months, you’ve no doubt heard about the Zika virus outbreak. So, what does it all mean and how is Zika impacting women, specifically those who are pregnant or thinking about becoming […]

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Get Outside

Sometimes, I get so caught up in the grind that I allow myself to miss out on things that bring me (and the kids) joy and calm. Though I was raised a city girl, I’ve always had a connection with nature and the outdoors. When I’m feeling anxious or angry, I step outside for a […]

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