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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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Motherhood Changes Everything and Turns Mundane Things Into Luxuries

When “they” tell you motherhood changes everything, they are not kidding. Obviously, moms experience big changes such as being fully responsible for the life and well-being of another human, and of course the changes in size, shape or just … function of your body, especially if you’re breastfeeding. But I’ve also experienced countless small motherhood […]

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Just Show Up :: How To Be The Friend They Need

Inspiration This post was inspired by section of the book Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy, by: Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook Chief Operating Officer. In it, Sheryl talks about personal tragedy and how people react to a friend or acquaintance that has a major (or even minor) life occurrence. Everyone feels bad and no one knows how […]

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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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Tips for a Safe Summer Road Trip

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by University Medical Center New Orleans. Summer is the perfect time to hit the road, whether for a quick visit to see friends and family, a weekend getaway or a leisurely trip across the country to your favorite vacation spot. Wherever your destination, it’s important to keep safety in […]

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Target Wants to Make All Our Dreams Come True

Target Curbside Pickup is coming! Well, we sure hope it is anyway. A few years ago, Target began testing curbside pickup. Unfortunately, it did not make it to the New Orleans market and was shut down in early 2016. However, they are back in the game!! They are currently testing Curbside Pickup 2.0 in Twin […]

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Impetigo … Oh Heck No!

You know how some people say everything has a “good, bad, and an ugly?” I am here to talk about one of the “uglies” of parenting. Those things that make me want to burn my house down such as: scabies, lice, pink eye, pinworms, and any other easily-spreadable, resilient illness. My nemesis at this point […]

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Five Reasons to Keep the Family Swimming All Year Long in New Orleans

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by the South Louisiana Swim Team. Five Reasons to Keep the Family Swimming All Year Long in New Orleans The summer is winding down and beach vacations and swimsuits will soon be replaced with school supply lists and fresh uniforms. But here in South Louisiana, the fun doesn’t stop […]

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