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Life Lessons Found in the NICU

A little over a year ago my husband and I embarked on not our first or our second, but our THIRD preemie adventure. First, let’s talk about delivery one and two. My oldest son was born on June 10, 2011 at 32 weeks. Moments before delivery, I was told by the neonatal nurse that my […]

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Give Your Child the Gift of Reading

Disclosure:: This post was sponsored and written by R.E.A.D. (Reading Enrichment And Development). Give Your Child the Gift of Reading Ensure School Success Reading to your child every day is the single most important thing you can do to create a lifelong love of books and ensure school success. Research shows that the first five […]

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Leading a Values-Based and Spiritually Strong Life with Catholic Schools

Disclosure :: This post was written and is sponsored by the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Leading a Values-Based and Spiritually Strong Life with Catholic Schools Creating Opportunities For almost 300 years, Catholic education has been an important part of the fabric of New Orleans society and culture. No matter who you were or where you […]

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Learn More About De La Salle High School

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by De La Salle High School.  Learn More About De La Salle High School De La Salle High School is the only private, Catholic 8-12 high school in New Orleans offering a co-educational environment.  Located at 5300 Saint Charles Avenue, De La Salle celebrates a legacy of Lasallian education since […]

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Picky Eaters: The Struggle Is Biological

I’m learning the best-laid menu plans for a kid may not work out the way I want them to. As a fitness instructor, clean eating advocate and mom-to-be first-timer, I’m abiding by the dietary safety precautions and sacrifices during my pregnancy (Dear sushi, I missed you first.), but I already have fairly good eating habits. […]

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When Grandparents Aren't Grand

When Grandparents Aren’t Grand

Growing up, I only had my grandmother. Sadly, my father‘s parents passed away before I was born, and my mother‘s father passed away when I was four years old. I have very fond memories of my grandmother but always wished I had a grandfather. So imagine my excitement when I found out I was pregnant, […]

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