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Kids in the Kitchen -- Cooking Skills and Safety Rules (1)

Kids in the Kitchen :: Cooking Skills and Safety Rules

Like I mentioned in my last post, despite the benefits, we still get weary about allowing our kids to cook with us. Especially the young ones. The key, is to understand what skills our kids should have at different ages. Having this understanding allows us to safely foster their independence, while allowing us an opportunity to […]

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A bullet went through my baby's bedroom

The Day a Bullet Went Through my Baby’s Bedroom {One Mom’s Plea for Safety}

I remember it like it happened yesterday. It was a quiet evening. I was sitting in the living room, on the sofa, writing a post on my laptop. My 1-year-old daughter was sleeping in our bedroom because she had a cough keeping her up at night. My husband was folding some clothes in the kitchen. […]

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The Best of New Orleans Moms Blog :: The Top 10 Posts of 2016

2016 was quite the year for New Orleans Moms Blog. We truly value, appreciate and respect each and every one of you and the community we’ve built together. We are proud that in 2016 New Orleans Moms Blog had over 1.3 million page views, reached more than 740,000 unique readers, provided supplies and monetary support to […]

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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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My Family’s Top 10 Peanut Allergy Friendly Restaurants

New Orleans is a city of notable cuisine. And of course, we enjoy it any time we want. And perhaps we even take it for granted every now and then. But as a peanut allergy mom, I know that there are restaurants who understand and accommodate. Then, there are the restaurants who just don’t get […]

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Could Your Child Be a Bully? {Warning Signs and How to Help}

It can be disconcerting to find out your child is harming others. Here are warning signs of bullying and tips to help kids change their behavior to kindness. Bullying is unwanted aggression intended to upset, scare, humiliate, or harm victims or possessions, using verbal, physical, relational, and tech methods, by someone who appears more socially […]

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Please Don’t Make This Mistake … {Look Before You Lock to Prevent an Unthinkable Tragedy}

As temperatures rise throughout the summer months, so does the need for parents and caregivers to be extra vigilant about never leaving young children alone in a hot car.  Since 1990, more than 750 children have died in these preventable tragedies. BUT PLEASE, DO NOT STOP reading here because you believe you could NEVER unknowingly leave […]

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