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Tips for Flying with Toddlers

Tips for Flying with Toddlers

I would consider us seasoned travelers at this point. We lived away from family when our daughter was young, and between my husband and I, we have close relatives in 4 other states. Being a numbers guy, my husband has tallied the number of trips taken to a whopping 15. While traveling with a two year […]

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Algiers Point {It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood}

Algiers Point {It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood} I love the neighborhood I live in. Even though my house may be haunted. It’s the Mayberry of New Orleans. Don’t believe me? Spend a lazy day with the family following my guide to being a Pointe Algerine. Eat in Algiers Point Tout de Suite My […]

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2017 Guide to New Orleans Area Pumpkin Patches

Here is your guide to New Orleans Pumpkin Patches! We've done all the research for you to find the pumpkin patches and fall activities all across the New Orleans area. We hope this helps make your fall season filled with family friendly activities!! New Orleans French Quartour Kids Spooky History Tour  Location: Scheduled when you call [...]
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Just Your Typical Sunday After Church Lunch

The state that our country is in right now is downright scary and heartbreaking. Today after church, we took our family out to get a little KFC  before we headed home. We waited for our food, started eating, and were just talking while we ate. This man came in with his bag hiding his beer. […]

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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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It’s Not Easy Being Wheezy :: Tackling Childhood Asthma

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children’s Hospital. As a mom living in Southeast Louisiana, it is very likely that you’ve encountered a child with asthma. It is one of the most common chronic childhood diseases, affecting one in every ten children. Asthma is certainly the most prevalent diagnosis among patients seen in the […]

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When You Don’t Know What To Say

Words are powerful. With the best intentions and the worst intentions, your words can build a person up or tear them down in no time at all. When I was growing up, my mom always told us that our words are like toothpaste, and once they’re out, you can’t put it back in. She was […]

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Hurricane Irma :: What You Need To Know And Do Right Now {Hurricane Preparedness}

We are at the height of hurricane season in the Gulf Coast region, and with Hurricane Harvey fresh on our minds hurricane Irma has all Louisiana, Florida and Gulf Coast residents concerned, worried and on edge. As Irma inches towards Florida (and possibly the Gulf of Mexico), channeling that nervous energy into productivity is the best […]

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This Old Home {Part 2 of A Few}

My neighborhood is one of the oldest neighborhoods in New Orleans, second only to Tremé. There are many stories of hauntings and ghosts we have heard since making this neighborhood our home. And there are many stories of our own that can be added to the collection of Algiers Point stories. When Things Go Creek […]

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