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When the Eldest Knows :: Transitioning Elf Duties to the Big Kid

Our Elf We got our Elf on the Shelf in 2012. I thought it would be a fun way to get into the Christmas spirit and help motivate the kids to behave and get along. For the most part, she’s contributed her share of motivation, but ultimately, they just love the magic that she brings. […]

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Our Family’s Holiday Tradition : Christmas Eve Books

Jolabokaflod Last year, I read about Jolabokaflod, or the Yule Book Flood; a tradition that takes place in Iceland. I was so excited to start this tradition in my own family, especially after watching Frozen’s Holiday Special ten-thousand times and feeling like we needed our “own” tradition. Something we could all look forward to each year […]

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Why Magazine Subscriptions Make a Great Gift for Kids {Avoiding the Fourth Grade Slump}

Kids Love Stories From birth and beyond, fiction is presented to us and typically, this is where we fall in love with reading. Once Upon a Time … are the words we look for when we know something wonderful is about to happen. We get to travel to distant lands, meet magical creatures and go […]

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New Orleans Moms Blog Reader Survey :: Share Your Feedback To Win a Gift Basket of Our Favorite Items Worth $200+!

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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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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