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2017 Best NOLA Dad Finalists

2017 Best NOLA Dad Finalists We received some amazing submissions for this year’s Best NOLA Dad campaign … nominated by wives, fiancés, daughters, sons, sisters, and friends … all who have made a difference in the lives of others and who motivate and inspire those around them. It was a very difficult task, and we really wish we […]

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Why We Practice Uneven Parenting

Uneven Parenting We have four children ranging from 1.5 to 9 years old. They have different needs and wants. They have different interests and are at different stages of development. What’s good for one is not always good for the others. For these reasons and many others, we choose NOT to parent them “evenly.” Practicing Realism When we purchase something […]

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NOLA Kid Favorites :: Donut Edition

In honor of National Donut Day, we went in search of our kids’ favorite donuts! Obviously, they were beyond thrilled and all too willing to participate in this project. After trying places from Kenner to Uptown to the Northshore and everywhere in between, we found that one particular kind of donut stood out amongst the kids, […]

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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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Why We Don’t Use Behavior Charts

If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. – Albert Einstein Apparently Einstein and I have something in common as am not a fan of reward charts for behavior. I’ve tried them. Sure, at first, they work great. But then, after a little […]

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2017 New Orleans Mom of the Year Winner!!

We are excited to announce that the winner of our 2017 New Orleans Mom of the Year is :: Naomi Lavergne Smith {Nominated by :: Hannah Szubinski} I have known my best friend Naomi since we were born. She is the most loyal and loving friend you could ever have. She has a Masters in Early and […]

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