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2017 New Orleans Mom of the Year :: Nominate YOUR Favorite New Orleans Mom

2017 New Orleans Mom of the Year Whether she is a stay at home mom, work from home mom or working mom, her “job” involves so much more than the title implies. She’s the family nurse and the keeper of the calendar. She’s the meal planner and the chef. She’s the chauffeur, the referee, the laundromat, the travel agent. […]

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This Old Home {Part 1 of A Few}

I have always had a fondness for an old classic style home. My first purchase 10 years ago was a unit in Baton Rouge’s oldest apartment complexes and post-war 1940s one bedroom, cozy place with charm and character. My second purchase was with my husband – a 1940s post-war free-standing home. We eventually sold our starter […]

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Car Seat Safety: Tips to Protect Your Precious Cargo

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. Is your child properly and safely strapped into your car? Many parents know the importance of child passenger safety but a majority of child restraint systems are often used incorrectly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children are more likely to be […]

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5th Annual Easter Egg Hunt Recap

Disclosure:: Our 5th Annual Easter Egg Hunt was sponsored by: Children’s Hospital, Touro Infirmary and Engel and Voelkers. And a special thanks to the very talented When You Wish Entertainment for hopping over to surprise the children! We could not have made this event fabulous without their support. The title sponsors met with us for multiple walk thru appointments and […]

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Benefits of a Bonus Baby

My 3rd child was unplanned. Really unplanned. We were “two and through.” We had two under two, and we.were.done. Imagine my surprise seeing two pink lines when my last baby was just 13 months old. We were shocked and scared, but eventually we knew everything would be okay. What I didn’t bank on was how […]

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Grief :: A Mourning Letter to Mothers

The Loss of a Child When a child dies, it is not possible to tell his or her mother and father that you understand unless you have experienced that loss yourself. In one week’s time, two families in my home state lost children. Even if it were not for family connections with them, these parents would be on […]

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