Author Archive | Tracy


Impetigo … Oh Heck No!

You know how some people say everything has a “good, bad, and an ugly?” I am here to talk about one of the “uglies” of parenting. Those things that make me want to burn my house down such as: scabies, lice, pink eye, pinworms, and any other easily-spreadable, resilient illness. My nemesis at this point […]

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I See You, Teacher

Dear Teacher, I just want you to know, I see you at the end of the year. I see the look of helplessness in your eyes as you see students struggle with standardized testing. I see the concern on your face as you worry for that student you know is going to be home all […]

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Jazz Fest

We’re Not Here For Jazz Fest

Every year 400,000+ people converge on the fields of the fair grounds to attend Jazz Fest. It’s two glorious weekends of your regular New Orleans life celebration ceremonies: happy people, drinks, hopefully sun, and music. Oh, the music! My marriage anniversary falls on April 18. This conveniently enables the hubs and I to “Have to […]

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Dear Adele, Can We Be Best Friends?

Dear Adele, I just finished watching you on The Grammy Awards. I want to personally thank you for being so real. Thank you for messing up the George Michael tribute and asking to starting it over. Thank you for cursing when you realized you messed it up. Thank you for singing it again and rocking […]

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Where Are Your Manners?

Technically I am the OG of the NOMB. (That’s the Oldest Gal of the New Orleans Mom Blog.) I am 42 as of next month and have a kindergartner and a fourth-grader. That officially makes me an old(er) parent. I literally have parents in my daughter’s class who say, “Yes ma’am” to me. I don’t know […]

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