8 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Tutor

8 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Tutor Disclosure: This post was written and is sponsored by Learn After Class. 1) Confidence Leads to Less Stress Does your child seem more distant or moody than usual? If your children lose confidence in themselves, it is likely that their grades may suffer. The lower their confidence, […]

The Salt of A Mother’s Tears: The Unspoken Battles For Our Children

I stood in the doorway, tears streaming down my face. My oldest son’s eyes, wide with confusion and regret, trying to figure out which of his complaints had caused this awkward, silent, sobbing. I took a deep breath and my voice shook as I kindly explained to him. “Son, I know this isn’t easy, but […]

Unsolicited Advice for New Moms

When I was pregnant, I was subject to tons of unsolicited advice from well-meaning friends, family and even strangers. Usually, I had no intention of following the advice, as I knew I would find my footing as a mother. I knew, above all else, I was the one who had to live with my kids […]

10 Free Things To Do for Self Care in New Orleans

One of the most common myths about self care is that it is expensive. What if I told you that I had 10 ideas for self care that you could do right here in New Orleans for free? Well, I do!  Sign up for an introductory fitness class. There are several gyms in the city […]

Navigating the Waters of a Tough Season

Don’t worry, I will not bore y’all with weather and the literal changing of the seasons. Today, I am talking about the changing of life seasons. Everyone has them and they can be difficult to navigate. Lately, our family has been going through lots of life changes, both big and small. I have felt all […]

My Kid Got an Undeserved “A” Because We Talked to the Teacher

Fifth Grade Smarty Pants My oldest child is in the fifth grade. Old enough to be able to communicate to me if he’s having trouble in a certain subject and just stubborn enough to think he doesn’t need to try to get great grades. Math and Science are his jam. He loves to read and […]


Kid Yoga (ages 8-10)

Kindling the maturing independence of 8, 9 and 10 year olds, this class will encourage a deeper sense of body awareness, self-exploration and interpersonal skills. Alive with flowing sequences, balancing poses, breathing exercises, and creative relaxation techniques, children are sure to relish in their selves. Led by teacher Michelle Gruntz from Vista Yoga & Wellness, […]

Kid Yoga

This 45 minute class for kids will explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, visual imagery, and relaxation techniques. While conveying lessons in self expression, body image, social skills, positive thinking and environmental awareness, teacher Michelle Gruntz from Vista Yoga & Wellness will engage the natural energy and enthusiasm of the 5, 6 and 7 year old […]


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