Author Archive | Mary Olivio

The Unexpected Boy Mom

When I heard my lovely doctor say “It’s a Boy!” after I delivered my first child, I was in shock. Boy? What did she say? Did she just say boy? I looked at my husband in a panic. No, that can’t be right. I was 100% certain I was having a girl. We decided to […]

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A Day in the Life of a NICU Mom

Being a NICU mom isn’t easy. Most days are spent going to and from the hospital multiple times a day, all the while still going on with your daily life especially if you have other children at home. In honor of Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month, I thought I would share what a typical day […]

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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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The Power of a Smile

“What’s wrong?” “Are you upset?” “What’s with the sad face?” Those are a few things I was hearing almost daily over the past few weeks. I had no idea I was giving off a RBF (Resting B*tch Face). It’s rather unlike me because I am usually always smiling. However, lately, it seems I have lost […]

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Teacher Appreciation Week Gift Ideas

Have you volunteered in your kids classrooms lately? I have and let me tell you, I don’t know how teachers do this job day in and day out. Just that one hour of volunteering had me exhausted. In my opinion, I think being a teacher is one of the hardest jobs out there! So when […]

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2018 Vacation Bible Schools In and Around New Orleans

It’s that time again! The weather is getting warmer and the school year is practically over. Working moms and stay at home moms alike are busy planning their summer months, filling them with activities, vacations and summer camps to keep the boredom at bay. If you’re looking for another affordable option to keep the kids occupied […]

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