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Cheers to All the Wonderful Mothers-in-Law

Y’all! Let’s be real. Mother in laws, aka MILs, get a bad rap. I cannot tell you how many times I’ve had a conversation with a friend, coworker, or even a random woman I met while standing in line at Starbucks, and it turned to the topic of families which eventually veered towards her MIL […]

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Mother-in-Law Madness {Setting Boundaries}

I grew up listening to oldies music with my parents. I would always hear Ernie K-Doe’s “Mother-in-law” on Cool 95.7. Yep, you know the song about a guy trashing his mother-in-law. I went through relationships thinking to myself that guys just inherently dislike their mother-in-law. I got married and realized that’s not really the case. […]

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My Life as a Co-Parent

My Life as a Co-Parent

You’re filling out mundane paperwork for a new doctor for your 4 year old. The next question: Where does the child primarily reside? And I check off two boxes, mother AND father. I scribble in the numbers 50/50. But what does my marital status have to do with my parenting? Everything and nothing. Hi! I’m […]

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Taking Time to Recharge at the Southern Hotel

A Weekend Away :: This past weekend, both the New Orleans and Red Stick Moms Blogs were thrilled to spend time at the Southern Hotel. It  was a wonderful occasion for our teams to gather collectively to plan a phenomenal 2018, learn more about each other, and take in some much needed R&R. The Southern Hotel [...]
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New Orleans Moms Blog Turns 5! :: Top 15 Posts of All Time

Wow!! It's hard to believe that we launched New Orleans Moms Blog FIVE years ago today!! We have published over 2,000 posts written by local moms all across the Greater New Orleans area from the Westbank to Metairie to New Orleans to Mandeville to Hammond to Destrehan and even Houma! We truly value, appreciate and respect each [...]
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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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NOLA Moms Need to Know :: New Orleans Activities in July 2017

It’s time to soak up some summer fun in NOLA this July!! This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide {we maintain a full calendar of events right here}. Rather, we’ve pulled out a select number of events for your family to enjoy throughout the month. If you have suggestions or additions, […]

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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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