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A Tribute to My Mom

Growing up, your world revolves around your own experiences. Your parents have a very specific role in helping you adjust to life as a child with each new challenge. You begin to form dreams about what your future might hold and memories about your past. There seems to be an infinite generational gap between you […]

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Secrets From a No-Recipe Kitchen

It’s no secret that I love cooking. Both of my parents were born in the New Orleans area and raised by mothers who loved cooking. I have fond memories of suppers at my grandmother’s house on Sundays packed with family and hot food. She made cooking look easy and fun. Baked macaroni and cheese, seafood […]

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Does Organic Really Matter? {How to Choose Cleaner Products When It Matters Most}

 Does Organic Really Matter? There is a lot of hype and sometimes controversy about the word “organic.” And though most people staunchly embrace or refuse the idea of organic living, there seems to be some confusion about what it means. Before you read further, please know my intentions are not to use scare tactics or guilt […]

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Moving Back Home :: New Orleans, I Thought We Were Friends

Editor’s Note :: New Orleans Moms Blog seeks to honor the voices of all moms living in Louisiana. This post is one local mother’s personal perspective on her experiences moving back to New Orleans. We ask that you read the author’s post to seek understanding and – should you desire to weigh in – that you engage respectfully. We understand […]

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Peace Meal :: Choosing a Dietary Lifestyle that Suits Your Family

When I get on social media, I feel bombarded with either political rants or opinions on how Americans should eat. Dietary preference is almost like religion. People ask me “how does your family eat? Paleo? Vegetarian? Low sodium? Gluten-free? Standard American?” And just like religion, thighs can get touchy. With so much access to information, it’s […]

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Never Enough: How Shame Impacts Motherhood

Shame, Shame. Shame is one of those words that is hard to describe, but very easy to identify once its ugly face takes center stage. It’s happened many times this week. And it feels like it weighs a thousand pounds. I left the side door open after leaving the house. It was locked, but wide […]

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