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My Journey Through Postpartum Anxiety & Depression :: Recovery {Part 4 of 5}

Author’s note: This is a part of a series written at different stages of my experience with postpartum depression and anxiety. If you feel like something is not right, please reach out. You do not have to suffer. You can read part one of my journey here, part two here, and part three here. I will […]

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Let’s Talk About The Safe Haven Law

Another day of scrolling through Facebook when I should probably be doing something else. It’s another day and the same sad, horrible story comes up in my feed. While it isn’t the exact same story, it is the same ending. A newborn baby abandoned in trashcan, garden, bathroom, dumpster the list goes on. It is […]

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To My Tribe :: I See You

A tribe is defined as “a social division in a traditional society consisting of families or communities linked by social, economic, religious, or blood ties, with a common culture and dialect.” Everyone has their own version of a tribe or the group where they feel like they belong. It’s an everyday occurrence to see various […]

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Summer Reading for Grown-Ups

It’s been about a year since the last time I posted my book recommendations, and my evenings haven’t changed much since then. I still wait until my boys (now nine!) go to bed, and then get out my phone and start reading. I upgraded late last year to the big ol’ iPhone, so now I […]

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New Restaurants Coming to Old Metairie! {Squeeee}

Recently, there’s been a flurry of businesses coming to Old Metairie, but these new-comers are getting us giddy! From raw seafood to wood-fired meat, hot donuts to fruit and veggie parfaits, we’re so excited to see such a variety of amazing local restaurants coming right to our backyard. Brasa Churrasqueria South American Steakhouse, Metairie (opened June 14, 2017) […]

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New Orleans Moms Blog Turns 5! :: Top 15 Posts of All Time

Wow!! It's hard to believe that we launched New Orleans Moms Blog FIVE years ago today!! We have published over 2,000 posts written by local moms all across the Greater New Orleans area from the Westbank to Metairie to New Orleans to Mandeville to Hammond to Destrehan and even Houma! We truly value, appreciate and respect each [...]
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Boosting Breastmilk Production

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary.  For the first 2 to 5 days after delivery, your baby will receive a small amount of colostrum at each feeding, which is a thick, rich milk that is high in nutrients. Colostrum eventually transitions into more mature milk, which is higher in volume. However, a […]

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