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8 Tips For Surviving Festivals With A Toddler

Spring time in this beautiful city is just around the corner and so is my favorite time of year, Festival Season!  There is a festival or two, or three every single weekend once the end of March and April set in!   We are so fortunate to have so many…


Six 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 so she can walk the streets (like all the other kids) and we…



18 Questions You Must Ask Before Hiring A Babysitter

Recently, my husband and I had a work event to attend. The problem was the date and time ~ weekend and early morning through the afternoon. We are older parents without a base of babysitters to turn to… what is a parent to do? I asked my cousin ,Deanna, a…



How To Potty Train In Three Easy Steps

Potty training is hard, however doing so in phases was not only easier for me, but also for my two toddler boys adjusting to a new life skill. The phases can move quickly or slowly up to the parent and child and it’s ok if one stage takes longer than…


{One Mom’s Opinion} No One Is Hating On Your Pumpkin Spice

Listen, I’m one of many moms, who in the past several years have been silent about the pumpkin spiced craze. I’ve sat behind my computer looking at memes, pictures, and posts about how wonderful PUMPKIN SPICE IS. I’m not one to make an assumption, so I tried it. It isn’t…