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2018 Prep for Working Moms … Start NOW!!

Consistency, my 2017 word … and truthfully, I did not meet that criteria to my fullest potential. I had great intentions, as we all do, in the beginning of the year. At that time, yes, I thought I was being realistic; however, life gave me the real reality check when it comes to being realistic. […]

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Simple Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. Simple Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress Tis the season for crowded malls, holiday parties and overwhelmed kids. But the holidays do not have to be stressful. As the song goes, it’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. Here are few tips to […]

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We are Women. We are Mothers. We are Silence Breakers.

I’m not one for uncomfortable conversations.  Correction: I used to be. Politics. Money. Religion. Sex. Anything that could cause an argument, kick up a dust storm of accusations, force lines to be drawn or shock the seemingly calm waters of social niceties, had me hiding or running for the hills. And then I became a […]

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Taking Care of Yourself as a Parent

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by The Parenting Center. Taking Care of Yourself as a Parent Once school starts, family life becomes more hectic. From the fall breaks to picking costumes for Halloween to fall festivals and trunk-or-treat to deciding where the family will spend the holidays on top of balancing work and extra-curricular […]

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Why I Bake from Scratch May Surprise You

Why I Bake From Scratch May Surprise You

I will admit that I feed my girls drive-thru easily once a week. Dry cereal in a Mardi Gras cup for breakfast? Check. We are go-go-go. That is likely no surprise for any busy mom. I’m living out the “hustle doesn’t sleep” business owner life, burning the midnight oil pushing out new content, writing proposals, […]

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New Orleans Moms Blog Reader Survey :: Share Your Feedback To Win $150 To Target!

As we hope all of our readers know, feedback from local New Orleans moms is VERY important to us. We work tirelessly to bring the moms of New Orleans resources, events, guides, giveaways and information that will make your lives easier and hopefully more fun. When you all speak (constructively, of course!), we listen. We […]

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To The Moms I Swore I Would Never Be

When I was freshly in my early 20s, living the young professional life – you know, hair always fixed, outfit thoroughly thought out the night before, sipping craft cocktails at happy hour while seemingly stressed out about having to wake up early the next day for a morning meeting – I was full of judgment […]

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In Defense of Silly School Days

{read the opposing opinion Enough With The Parties} Defending all the EXTRA school stuff First, let me qualify what I’m about to write by noting that I am a mom to three irrepressible boys aged 8 and under. I work part-time (sometimes full-time), help with homework after school, juggle the usual slate of after-school sports, […]

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The TED Talk That Changed My Life

I’ll get straight to it: It’s mostly about not giving a crap. Before you think, “well that just makes you a complete jerk,” allow me to elaborate. Passing the time I started listening to podcasts about six months ago to pass the time in the car. Some of my favs are Anna Faris is Unqualified, […]

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