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A family at Christmas after the loss of a spouse

Our New Christmas: Finding Christmas After the Death of A Spouse

In 2015, he begged me to buy an artificial tree.  He was tired of sweeping up all the fallen pine needles and our youngest child was pulling them off to put the needles in her […]

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PREGNANT AT 15 ~ TEEN PREGNANCY RESOURCES IN NEW ORLEANS

Pregnant at 15. There is, of course, a how and why it happened, but in the end, it doesn’t matter. There was a baby on the way and now decisions had to be made. Here’s […]

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TIPS TO SHELTER IN PLACE DURING A HURRICANE

Hurricane Season – that dreaded time between June and November we all watch the Gulf of Mexico and miss Nash Roberts. Whether you go our stay, it’s best to always be prepared and to start […]

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HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT MASS SHOOTINGS

Tracy Kamhi, MS CPC-I is a clinical professional counselor intern in Las Vegas, Nevada. She works with children and teens. She has 18 years of experience with children in both educational and clinical settings. Here is […]

Hurricane Evacuation Tips

HURRICANE EVACUATION SURVIVAL TIPS

Going through a hurricane with kids is HARD. Do you stay or do you go? How far away from home to you travel? Do you go someplace fun like Disney or rough it in a near by […]

Mardi Gras Health Tips

TIPS FOR STAYING HEALTHY DURING CARNIVAL SEASON

It's Carnival Time!  King cakes, parades, and parties are right around the corner. With multiple viruses, Covid, RSV, the flu, and other viruses going around, staying healthy is a top priority. Here are seven tips for staying […]

Tips to celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans Sober

TIPS FOR ENJOYING A HAPPY SOBER MARDI GRAS

As the rest of the world recovers from the holidays and settles in for the rest of winter here in New Orleans we gear up for Mardi Gras. I am headed into my 3rd year as a sober […]

Special Needs child at Mardi Gras in New Orleans

6 TIPS FOR SURVIVING MARDI GRAS WITH A SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD

Everyone in New Orleans LOVES going to Mardi Gras Parades, Right? My daughter says she “loves celebrating them more than her own birthday.” She loves the excitement and being out in the community amongst peers. We always get there early […]

Single Mom with Son at Christmas

SINGLE PARENTING DURING THE HOLIDAYS

Being a parent in general for the holidays is difficult and stressful.  We have so much pressure on us. We have to find the perfect gifts, host parties, find the most perfect outfits, and much more.   I used […]

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Home Remedies For Sunburns

It's that time of year again! The summer months can be brutal on our skin. Be it at the beach, at a festival, at the pool, or just enjoying the great outdoors… We have to […]

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The Year Disney Saved Me

I have been asked many times why I love Disney so much. The explanation is complicated, but I'm going to try. Walt Disney World is my happy place. That may sound strange coming from an adult, […]