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Why I Make My Own Baby Food

For the past three or four years, my husband and I have been living a “Whole 30” lifestyle.  This means we focus on eating real, whole food with minimal added sugar, preservatives, and weird ingredients that you cannot pronounce. Our diet mainly consists of meat and seafood, vegetables, fruits, and healthy fats. While it was […]

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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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New Orleans Moms Blog Turns 5! :: Top 15 Posts of All Time

Wow!! It's hard to believe that we launched New Orleans Moms Blog FIVE years ago today!! We have published over 2,000 posts written by local moms all across the Greater New Orleans area from the Westbank to Metairie to New Orleans to Mandeville to Hammond to Destrehan and even Houma! We truly value, appreciate and respect each [...]
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Boosting Breastmilk Production

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary.  For the first 2 to 5 days after delivery, your baby will receive a small amount of colostrum at each feeding, which is a thick, rich milk that is high in nutrients. Colostrum eventually transitions into more mature milk, which is higher in volume. However, a […]

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How Going Gluten Free Saved My Family (Part 1 of 3)

How Going Gluten Free Saved My Family (Part 1 of 3) My daughter has been screeching hysterically in the back seat for almost 40 minutes, refusing or unable to tell me what’s wrong. She’s in full-on meltdown mode, fighting against her car seat for a few minutes, then hyperventilating to catch her breath. I keep driving, whistling softly to myself […]

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