Anger and Fatherhood

My jaw clenches. My hands curl into fists. My face tightens into a scowl. It could be any number of small indiscretions from my kids. Arguing not to go to bed. Whining not to have to do homework. Splashing too much in the bathtub. But the end result is always the same, just to different […]

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Stink, Stank, Stunk: My Boys’ Bathroom

I’m a mother to 3 sticky, smelly but loveable boys. Our house always seems to look like it’s been hit by a Cat 5 hurricane. The floors usually have some sort of dirt from their shoes, and their rooms are covered with so many clothes and toys that you can barely see the floor. However, […]

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Sew Obsessed: Taking up a New Hobby at 43

Right after Mardi Gras (worst timing ever), I was at a local craft store with the boys. They were going through a Pixar phase and were especially obsessed with The Incredibles. We went to look for some fabric for a pillowcase (I can sew a straight line, surely?) but there was nothing Incredibles-themed, so we […]

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How I Spent My Weekend Alone

Each year, my son goes to Tennessee to spend a couple of weeks with his grandparents (my in-laws) and cousins, without the rest of our family. And each year that I can, I send my husband to go visit his parents for a long weekend and take the twins with him, leaving me alone with […]

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2018 Best NOLA Dad Winner!

We are excited to announce that the winner of our 2018 Best NOLA Dad is :: Ryan Plaisance {Nominated by :: Kim Plaisance} My husband Ryan is the most loving, selfless dad that I know. I love how he is a constant example of what a dad should be for our two boys. My nine year old […]

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