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Water Safety, and Fun, With the SLST Seahorses

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the South Louisiana Swim Team. Water Safety, and Fun, With the SLST Seahorses When my daughter began suffering from severe anxiety, I knew there would be changes. One of my biggest surprises was her near overnight fear of gymnastics. She’d been practicing for several years when suddenly the wide […]

I Paint My Son’s Nails :: A Call To Let Your Kids Be Who They Want To Be

My 3 year old loves getting his nails painted. He has a baby doll he sleeps with every night and that he use to carry around none stop. He loves princesses. But he’s also obsessed with Pokémon. He spends hours climbing trees and wrestling with his brother, and he hasn’t met a superhero he wasn’t […]

What Happens When a Mommy Graduates

20 years ago, I graduated high school. And then I went on to college, moved to New Orleans, took my first job, met my husband and started a family. But today, 20 years later, I walk across the stage to be given a piece of paper that at one point in my life, was absolutely […]

My Stay-at-Home Parenting Journey: Not Quite What I Imagined

November 2014, I was nine months pregnant with my first child and ready to start a brand new chapter in life — becoming a stay-at-home mom. I was so ready to take on my new role and certain that I was going to totally rock at it. But over four years later, I have a […]

When Weaning Doesn’t Go As Planned // Part 2

“Well, well, well, how the turntables…” -Michael Scott (The Office) Honestly, I didn’t expect to have a follow up to my original post about weaning. Here we are though, 6 months later, and weaning is still not going as planned. My baby boy is now 20 months old and still nursing. Not ALL the time, […]

A Debt Payoff Story

I remember the moment like it was yesterday. The moment we decided we had enough. The debt had to go. Our story is not uncommon or crazy but it did work and so, here it is! We were normal people with normal jobs and normal financial circumstances. Our debts were too high but not catastrophic, […]

UPCOMING EVENTS

Teresa Cole Opening Reception- Imperfect

In Imperfect, her fifth solo exhibition at Callan Contemporary, Teresa Cole brings together patterns from disparate traditions in images of startling complexity and beauty. This body of work—a suite of intaglio etchings, woodcuts, and two installations, Black & White Patchwork and Infiltrate 2.0—stems from research the artist conducted last spring in Seville, Cordova, and Granada, […]

Feminist Frameworks Workshop with Eliza McDermott

Feminist Frameworks Workshop with Eliza McDermott This 2 hr introductory workshop is part history of feminism & part exploration of your personal practice of feminism. Through interactive workshopping and guided conversation, we’ll go over the ideologies and practices at the heart of feminist thought and activism in the States. We’ll celebrate accomplishments and acknowledge the […]

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