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NOLA Moms Need to Know :: New Orleans Activities in August 2018

Close out the summer with these fun August activities in and around New Orleans before heading back to school! This is in no way intended to be a comprehensive event guide {we maintain a full calendar of events right here}. We’ve pulled out a select number of events for your family to enjoy throughout the month. […]

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The Toddler That Almost Broke Me

I love this boy more than anything. I would die for him, but some days I wasn’t sure if that was enough. There would be mornings I would wake up and simply think I just can’t today. Something about me isn’t right for him. I love him but I am just not sure I am […]

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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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No School? No Fear! :: 20 Free or Cheap Toddler Approved Activities

“Ding, ding!” It’s your child’s school alerting you of an immediate school closure for many different reasons from professional development day or snow day or no electricity. Or this is a day during one of those never ending holiday breaks where you are ready to scream cause the kids are driving you bonkers. You’re not prepared […]

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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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Keeping Date Night a Priority {Our Team’s Favorite Date Night Locations In and Around NOLA}

During our B.C. (before children) days, there were plenty of self-imposed absolutes my husband and I imposed on our future selves as parents. “We will always keep our house organized and clutter-free.” “Our children will never sleep in our bed.” “We will never be those people that only talk about their children.” And so on […]

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A Travel System That Makes Life Easier :: Sign This Mom Up Today!

Disclosure :: Thanks to the generosity of our partners at Britax, 4 different Louisiana moms had the chance to try out the new B-Mobile Stroller and all of us agreed that this stroller is one we can enthusiastically endorse. Any Amazon links included in this post are affiliate links. All opinions expressed below are my own.  A Travel System That Makes Life Easier :: […]

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How to Sell Your House and Keep Your Sanity (with Kids)

Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Katie O’Leary, licensed REALTOR®. How to Sell Your House and Keep Your Sanity (with Kids) Everyone tells you that spring is a great time to sell your house. After a long, cold winter and the rush of the holidays, you might be thinking that a new pad with […]

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The Stroller Every New Orleans Mom Needs

Disclosure :: Britax sponsored this post. Thanks to the generosity of our partner 5 different Louisiana moms had the chance to try out the new wheels and all of us agreed that this stroller is one we can enthusiastically endorse. All opinions expressed below are my own.  The Stroller Every New Orleans Mom Needs Let’s talk baby and toddler gear. First off, […]

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The One Finger Rule

Have you ever been to one of those stores where it seems like they purposely put everything breakable within a preschooler’s reach? I mean, seriously, who would think to put a bunch of delicate glass figurines at eye-level for someone under four-feet-tall? Sometimes I wonder if it’s done so a mom has to buy something, […]

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Screen Time :: Tips for Managing Your Family’s Use

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children’s Hospital. Screen Time :: Tips for Managing Your Family’s Use With the holidays over and New Orleans emerging from its recent cold snaps, children may be diving into electronics more than usual. Whether you like it or not, your kids may have received new tablets, video games, […]

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