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Everything you need to know about homeschooling in Louisiana

We decided to homeschool our kids when my oldest (now 22) was in first grade. Things didn't work out for him in the public school system because of his ADHD and a severe peanut allergy. […]

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GREAT MOMS NIGHT OUT IDEAS

Today: GET UP…BREAKFAST…KIDS DRESSED…OFF TO SCHOOL…OFF TO WORK…PICK UP KIDS…HOMEWORK…DINNER…BATHS….KIDS IN BED…LAUNDRY…DISHES…GO TO BED! Tomorrow: Repeat. It’s like Groundhog Day every day around here! And this momma needs a BREAK! Date Nights with the Hubby are important […]

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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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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 […]

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SWIPING RIGHT: A PARENT’S GUIDE TO ONLINE DATING AFTER DIVORCE

So here I am in my late 30s and find that the dating world has changed so much! In my early 20s, I met my now ex-husband in a bar and we didn’t live happily […]

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TIPS FOR WORKING FROM HOME AND HOMESCHOOLING

We homeschooled until the 2022 school year and most of that time I have worked while homeschooling. It's hard, doable but hard. There were days I want to pull my hair out, and then days, […]

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6 WAYS TO REPURPOSE AND REUSE OLD DANCE COSTUMES

Dance is expensive and one of the most expensive parts of dance are the costumes. If you have a child who dances, you know this. I have spent upwards of $1000 a year on dance costumes for […]

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POOL DAY ESSENTIALS – EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR A FUN DAY AT THE POOL WITH KIDS

The heat in New Orleans during the summer is unbearable. Our family will be doing some pool hopping to help beat the heat this summer. We are so grateful for friends and family who allow us to […]

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TIPS FOR SURVIVING FESTIVALS WITH A TODDLER

Springtime in this beautiful city is just around the corner and so is my favorite time of year, Festival Season! There are lots of festivals in March, April, and May here in New Orleans. Most of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]