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My Journey Through Postpartum Anxiety & Depression :: Getting Help {Part 3 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 and here. I’ve shared how I believed I was healing […]

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Motherhood Changes Everything and Turns Mundane Things Into Luxuries

When “they” tell you motherhood changes everything, they are not kidding. Obviously, moms experience big changes such as being fully responsible for the life and well-being of another human, and of course the changes in size, shape or just … function of your body, especially if you’re breastfeeding. But I’ve also experienced countless small motherhood […]

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My Journey Through Postpartum Anxiety & Depression :: The Chaos Within {Part 2 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.  I am writing this with the benefit of […]

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My Journey Through Postpartum Anxiety & Depression :: The Calm Before the Storm {Part 1 of 5}

Writer’s Note :: I wrote this post at 4 weeks, 6 days postpartum. I thought I was adapting to life as a mom of 3 and no longer suffering from the anxious thoughts that plagued me in the early weeks. At the very least, I felt almost “myself” again. I could not have been more […]

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How Old Is Too Old For A Lovey?

This morning, my 4 year old son hit my 20 month old daughter in the eye with a sock. My husband told me, “I think it’s time to take away his socks. The next time he hits her with a sock, I’m throwing them away. He’s getting too old for them anyway.” Some of you may be thinking […]

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Confessions of a Not-So-Crunchy Mom

Crunchy mom (n): a mom who practices natural living. What’s less-than-crunchy? Not mushy. Crunchy-ish? Crispy? Chewy? Ok, now I’m getting hungry. I’m sure there’s a technical term for it, but to keep things simple, I am sometimes crunchy. I started out pretty crunchy… Breastfeeding: Well, I didn’t plan to breastfeed, but it somehow worked out. We made […]

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I Finally Know What It Means To Be Tired – Life & Beauty As A New Mom

Disclosure :: We have been working with Kismet Cosmetics for about five years. If you attend our events you likely have personally met her or her team while sampling her products. It is our pleasure to welcome her to motherhood and share this sponsored post.  I Finally Know What It Means To Be Tired – Life […]

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2017 Best NOLA Dad Winner!!

We are excited to announce that the winner of our 2017 Best NOLA Dad is :: Tim Baudier   {Nominated by :: Holly Baudier} I’m sure you get nominations from wives stating how amazing of a father their husband is, but let me give you a glimpse into my world. We have been married 10 years […]

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2017 Best NOLA Dad Finalists

2017 Best NOLA Dad Finalists We received some amazing submissions for this year’s Best NOLA Dad campaign … nominated by wives, fiancés, daughters, sons, sisters, and friends … all who have made a difference in the lives of others and who motivate and inspire those around them. It was a very difficult task, and we really wish we […]

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