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The Best of New Orleans Moms Blog :: The Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

2018 was another successful year for New Orleans Moms Blog. We truly value, appreciate and respect each and every one of you and the community we’ve built together. We are proud that in 2018, New Orleans Moms Blog had over 920,000 page views, reached almost 540,000 unique readers, provided supplies and monetary support to over 5 different charities [...]
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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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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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What You Need to Know About Jefferson Parish and New Orleans Charter Schools

What’s a Charter School? Charters are public schools that operate outside of the traditional Parish School System, though some are still authorized and overseen by the local school board (Type 1 & 3). Type 2, 4 & 5 are BESE authorized, which means The Louisiana Department of Education oversees these charters. Every charter school (or network of charter […]

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Mom Vs. Grad School

People often ask me, “How do you do it?” They are referring to the fact that I’m in graduate school while also raising kids and working a full-time job. Well, since I’m starting my 6th (and final!) year, I decided I would talk a little about how I do it. Usually when asked, I picture […]

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Put Your Oxygen Mask on First :: Making my Mental Health a Priority

“Put your oxygen mask on first.” A simple, and well-meaning piece of advice I received from my mother-in-law during the first few weeks of my motherhood journey. Although I received what felt like an avalanche of opinions on how to approach this new journey, this one in particular has stuck with me far longer than what […]

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