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In Defense of Silly School Days

Defending all the EXTRA school stuff First, let me qualify what I’m about to write by noting that I am a mom to three irrepressible boys aged 8 and under. I work part-time (sometimes full-time), help with homework after school, juggle the usual slate of after-school sports, and serve as a room mom while trying […]

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Junior League of New Orleans Sixth Annual Touch A Truck!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Junior League of New Orleans.  Junior League of New Orleans Sixth Annual Touch A Truck! What child doesn’t dream about getting behind the wheel of a fire truck, an ambulance, a bulldozer, or a tow truck?  Touch a Truck makes their dream a reality!  This unique, interactive event allows […]

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Mother-in-Law Madness {Setting Boundaries}

I grew up listening to oldies music with my parents. I would always hear Ernie K-Doe’s “Mother-in-law” on Cool 95.7. Yep, you know the song about a guy trashing his mother-in-law. I went through relationships thinking to myself that guys just inherently dislike their mother-in-law. I got married and realized that’s not really the case. […]

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The Birth of an Angel: Maddie’s Story

On January 18, 2010, the ultrasound tech confirmed our suspicion. “Oh my God!” she exclaimed. “What’s wrong?” I asked. “There’s two! You’re having twins!” As my belly grew, exceptionally fast, I had a strange feeling that there wasn’t just one bun in the oven. I felt movement very early on, high and low simultaneously. I […]

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