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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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Picky Eaters: The Struggle Is Biological

I’m learning the best-laid menu plans for a kid may not work out the way I want them to. As a fitness instructor, clean eating advocate and mom-to-be first-timer, I’m abiding by the dietary safety precautions and sacrifices during my pregnancy (Dear sushi, I missed you first.), but I already have fairly good eating habits. […]

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Give Them the Tools: Coaching Kids Through the Journey of Making Friends

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Metairie Park Country Day and was written by Country Day Lower School Principal, Lilian Mullane. Give Them the Tools: Coaching Kids Through the Journey of Making Friends Friends can bring joy into your day and they can be one of the biggest sources of stress in your life.2 Making friends […]

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My Journey Through Postpartum Anxiety & Depression :: Recovery {Part 4 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, part two here, and part three here. I will […]

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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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Boosting Breastmilk Production

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary.  For the first 2 to 5 days after delivery, your baby will receive a small amount of colostrum at each feeding, which is a thick, rich milk that is high in nutrients. Colostrum eventually transitions into more mature milk, which is higher in volume. However, a […]

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My Journey Through Postpartum Anxiety & Depression :: Getting Help {Part 3 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 and here. I’ve shared how I believed I was healing […]

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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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My Journey Through Postpartum Anxiety & Depression :: The Calm Before the Storm {Part 1 of 5}

Writer’s Note :: I wrote this post at 4 weeks, 6 days postpartum. I thought I was adapting to life as a mom of 3 and no longer suffering from the anxious thoughts that plagued me in the early weeks. At the very least, I felt almost “myself” again. I could not have been more […]

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Confessions of a Not-So-Crunchy Mom

Crunchy mom (n): a mom who practices natural living. What’s less-than-crunchy? Not mushy. Crunchy-ish? Crispy? Chewy? Ok, now I’m getting hungry. I’m sure there’s a technical term for it, but to keep things simple, I am sometimes crunchy. I started out pretty crunchy… Breastfeeding: Well, I didn’t plan to breastfeed, but it somehow worked out. We made […]

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