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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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We’re NINE New Orleans Moms Stronger :: Meet Our New Contributors

We are thrilled to introduce our community to nine new members of the New Orleans Moms Blog team. Each one is a dynamic, warm and inspiring New Orleans mom, and we can’t wait for you all to get to know them both online and in person at any of our upcoming events. We are humbled and […]

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To the People Who Lost It All (Again) in the Tornado …

You are so close and yet so far. We live in the same city, just a couple of miles away, and you lost everything while I still have a roof over my head. My heart aches for you who lost it all, again. As if Katrina didn’t do enough damage. Yesterday was immensely scary. The combination of […]

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Give Mardi Gras a Chance {Tips for Family Fun from a NOLA Mom}

I grew up going to Mardi Gras, just like my dad did and just like my own children will. I remember when the Arthur Hardy magazine would hit the shelves each year and scrolling through in awe at the pictures on each page. I remember the wide-eyed amazement I felt as a little girl taking […]

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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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Celebration in the Oaks :: The Most Spectacular Holiday Lights Festival in the Country

Disclosure :: New Orleans City Park sponsored this post, but every year, this is by far one of the most popular giveaways that we host. We are absolutely thrilled to bring New Orleans families the chance to attend the Preview Party and Celebration in the Oaks. The 2016 season is Celebration in the Oaks’ 30th anniversary! […]

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A Recap of Our Second Annual Costco Mom Hour

Disclosure :: Costco was our gracious host and sponsor for this event. We are thrilled for the opportunity to work with them!  On November 4th, New Orleans Moms Blog and around 500 of our closest friends and readers took over the club for our Second Annual Costco Mom Hour. Guests of this event were treated to delicious […]

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10 Kirkland Brand Products We Can’t Live Without at Costco

Disclosure: we are thrilled that one of our personal favorite stores, Costco, is also an official sponsor. Our team genuinely loves shopping at Costco, and it is an honor that they want to hear what we have to say!  The Costco Experience Costco is my family’s go-to store for just about everything from household items like lightbulbs […]

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Moving Back Home :: New Orleans, I Thought We Were Friends

Editor’s Note :: New Orleans Moms Blog seeks to honor the voices of all moms living in Louisiana. This post is one local mother’s personal perspective on her experiences moving back to New Orleans. We ask that you read the author’s post to seek understanding and – should you desire to weigh in – that you engage respectfully. We understand […]

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Why International House Hotel Should Be Your Next Staycation

Disclosure:: International House Hotel and Ciao Bella Vita Catering sponsored our team retreat, but we assure you that we will be back to International House Hotel on our own dime soon because it was that awesome. A Team Celebration at International House Hotel  The New Orleans Moms Blog recently celebrated its 4th Birthday, and to say we are humbled […]

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Why My Family Loves The Parenting Center

I remember a recently married, new to New Orleans version of myself walking around Audubon Park, wondering about the colorful building with toys spilling out. You see it from the track on the downtown side near Magazine. Years later, a very pregnant me took a tour of The Parenting Center at Children’s Hospital and realized […]

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Five Things You Should Know When Moving With Kids

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by The Sibley Group at Keller Williams Realty Professionals; these are some really great tips for moving with kids in and around New Orleans. Five Things You Should Know When Moving With Kids Whether you’re moving across the country or just down the block, moving can be pretty overwhelming, especially […]

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