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How to Avoid Summer Weight Gain in Kids

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children’s Hospital. How to Avoid Summer Weight Gain in Kids Summer is the highest risk time for children to gain extra weight. Based on several studies performed over the last ten years in various locations across the United States, the prevalence of obesity and overweight in children increases […]

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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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2018 New Orleans Mom of the Year Finalists

2018 New Orleans Mom of the Year Finalists We received some amazing nominees for our New Orleans Mom of the Year campaign … nominated by husbands, fiancés, daughters, sons, sisters, and friends … all who have made a difference in the lives of others and who motivate and inspire those around them. Selecting the top 10 […]

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2018 New Orleans Mom of the Year :: Nominate YOUR Favorite New Orleans Mom

2018 New Orleans Mom of the Year Whether she is a stay at home mom, work from home mom or working mom, her “job” involves so much more than the title implies. She’s the family nurse and the keeper of the calendar. She’s the meal planner and the chef. She’s the chauffeur, the referee, the laundromat, the travel agent. […]

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Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Reconnect With Lolo’s Studio

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Lolo’s Studio. Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Reconnect With Lolo’s Studio Strong, Confident & Healthy Kids Low self-esteem is at an all-time high. Self-doubt is an all day, everyday challenge for our kids. Bullying is becoming a national epidemic. Teenage suicide is happening all around us. Something is […]

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New Orleans Moms Blog Reader Survey :: Share Your Feedback To Win $150 To Target!

As we hope all of our readers know, feedback from local New Orleans moms is VERY important to us. We work tirelessly to bring the moms of New Orleans resources, events, guides, giveaways and information that will make your lives easier and hopefully more fun. When you all speak (constructively, of course!), we listen. We […]

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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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Give Them the Tools: Coaching Kids Through the Journey of Making Friends

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Metairie Park Country Day and was written by Country Day Lower School Principal, Lilian Mullane. Give Them the Tools: Coaching Kids Through the Journey of Making Friends Friends can bring joy into your day and they can be one of the biggest sources of stress in your life.2 Making friends […]

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My Journey Through Postpartum Anxiety & Depression :: Recovery {Part 4 of 5}

Author’s note: This is a part of a series written at different stages of my experience with postpartum depression and anxiety. If you feel like something is not right, please reach out. You do not have to suffer. You can read part one of my journey here, part two here, and part three here. I will […]

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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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