Bath Time is His Deal

There’s sort of an unspoken rule at our house. If my husband is home, he’s the one giving the kids a bath. I should say that there are usually at least a few nights a week he’s not here for the dreaded witching hour (hours?), but when he is home, bath time is his thing. […]

Setting Limits :: Making Sense of the new Screen Time feature in iOS 12.0+

Setting Limits :: Making Sense of the new Screen Time feature in iOS 12.0+ Like many children these days, my four have devices they can use to play games and watch movies. Managing the time spent in front of these devices has been a constant struggle in my home, despite all of the routines and […]

Talking To My Young Kids About Sexual Predators

Disclaimer: I am not a child psychologist or an expert on this topic in any way. I am just a mom trying to figure out how to raise my children to be aware and safe when they are not with my husband or myself. One of the MANY topics not covered in the baby books […]

The Anti-Resolution {Stop Saying Yes, Start Saying No}

So here were are. It’s January. The gyms are crowded, everyone is posting their Vision Boards, and let’s not forget the juice cleanses and Whole 30 posts. It’s time for the New Year’s Resolution. Nope. Not me. I’m not doing that to myself this year. Instead of putting that added pressure of “what I’m going […]

How to Manage a Sleepover for “Big Kids” :: Keep it Simple

The Big Kid Sleepover My son recently turned 11. Birthday parties aren’t as cool as they used to be, though video games are very “in.” Sleepovers are the best thing ever, but how many boys can I have sleep at my house without losing my mind? Last year we tried a party / sleepover combo, […]

It Happened to Us :: The Night Our House Caught on Fire

Almost 12 years ago, I stood in front of my family and friends, looked into the dark brown eyes of the love of my life, and promised forever. Through thick and thin, sickness and health, till death do us part. Little did I know that one day I would look into those same brown eyes […]


Southern Youth Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Come for a reading of “The Night Before Christmas,” festive caroling, & Southern Youth Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” Enjoy a traditional, magical, wholesome Christmas experience with your family & friends here in Slidell. Dress up and get in the spirit of this beautiful season. Performance lasts approximate 1½ hours. Beautiful costumes, timeless music and appropriate for […]

Ten Years at The Front

Live Auction/Art Drawing/Shindig: Friday, November 30th, 2018, 6pm – 10pm *Champagne, Oysters, French Fries* Part auction, part raffle, part party, all celebration – come toast to The Front turning ten, and support our mission by taking home fantastic artwork! Drinks and snacks starting at 6pm Live Auction begins 8pm Artwork Tickets: Event is free to […]


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  • New Orleans  where even our PBJ game is extra
  • Well try that no spend thing again in February
  • Well kingcakehub is about the most amazing thing to hit
  • Get your girls together attend a cooking class at simpleegourmet
  • Amen