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Local Librarians Recommend Books for Holiday Gift-Giving

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by St. Martin’s Episcopal School. Local Librarians Recommend Books for Holiday Gift-Giving The Gift of Reading This year parents, grandparents, and others can give the gift of reading and learning. St. Martin’s Episcopal School librarians Celeste Porche and Ethel Madden have created a list of books recommended for holiday […]

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HOMESCHOOL

What Homeschooling Looks Like To Us

Homeschooling is not something I ever imagined myself doing, yet here we are. I am still enjoying it most days, and my daughter seems to be thriving. Now, I don’t want to falsely lead you here. Yes, we homeschool, but I don’t teach her. So I guess you could consider it halfway homeschool. There are […]

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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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“Check Out” The New Orleans Book Festival November 11th

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by New Orleans Book Festival Check Out The New Orleans Book Festival November 11th The New Orleans Book Festival is a FREE event happening on Saturday, November 11 from 1 – 7 p.m., and it’s guaranteed fun for kids of all ages and parents alike. A Day Filled with Fun The festival […]

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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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RaceTrac Dogtoberfest :: Our Plan to Win Tickets to Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Championship

Disclosure: While this post is sponsored by RaceTrac, content and opinions are my own. RaceTrac Dogtoberfest :: Our Plan to Win Tickets to Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Championship YouTube and Hot Dogs My kids love YouTube, particularly the boys. Their favorite YouTube channels feature try not to laugh challenges, opening toy eggs to find surprises […]

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To The Moms I Swore I Would Never Be

When I was freshly in my early 20s, living the young professional life – you know, hair always fixed, outfit thoroughly thought out the night before, sipping craft cocktails at happy hour while seemingly stressed out about having to wake up early the next day for a morning meeting – I was full of judgment […]

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