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Mothering our Mothers

I dedicate this piece to my late mother Esther Alston, my loving sister friends and all of the elder women who have mothered and nurtured me. Something’s in the air April 19th, 2018 was more than just a typical day. There was something magical in the air that evening – something that brought together women […]

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We’re ELEVEN New Orleans Moms Stronger :: Meet Our New Contributors

We are thrilled to introduce our community to eleven 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 […]

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Boat Blessing :: Lafitte Style

I grew up in Missouri so moving to Louisiana pretty soon after graduation was a major culture shock for me. But my husband grew up in Lafitte for pretty much his whole life so this was just his normal. However, it didn’t take long at all for me to fall in love with the area. […]

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No School? No Fear! :: 20 Free or Cheap Toddler Approved Activities

“Ding, ding!” It’s your child’s school alerting you of an immediate school closure for many different reasons from professional development day or snow day or no electricity. Or this is a day during one of those never ending holiday breaks where you are ready to scream cause the kids are driving you bonkers. You’re not prepared […]

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