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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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The Shops at Canal Place Celebrates Halloween with Shivers at the Shops!

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by The Shops at Canal Place. The Shops at Canal Place Celebrates Halloween with Shivers at the Shops! Calling all little ghosts and goblins to join the fun! The Shops at Canal Place will celebrate Halloween with Shivers at the Shops, a family-friendly event on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 11AM – […]

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Give Them the Tools: Coaching Kids Through the Journey of Making Friends

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Metairie Park Country Day and was written by Country Day Lower School Principal, Lilian Mullane. Give Them the Tools: Coaching Kids Through the Journey of Making Friends Friends can bring joy into your day and they can be one of the biggest sources of stress in your life.2 Making friends […]

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When Your Sister Isn’t Your Best Friend

When I think of a sister, I think of a lifelong best friend. Someone to have sleepovers with, meaningless conversation, and life long memories. I see someone who has unending love for my children and the mother of my nieces and nephews. I see a role model. Unfortunately, sometimes reality and expectation hit each other head on and slap real life into […]

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Family Friendly Events at The French Market This October

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by The French Market.  Family Friendly Events at The French Market This October RESCHEDULED to October 28: Boo Carre Halloween and Harvest Festival The French Market hosts its annual Boo Carré Halloween and Harvest Festival on Saturday October 28th, featuring live music and craft booths where kids can interact […]

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