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Amanda Fuselier

Amanda Fuselier
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Amanda is a native of Kenner, LA and is now an honorary Cajun. She is married to a psychiatric nurse, Joe, and is a hospice social worker so don't come to her house unless you are ready to talk about your feelings! Amanda and Joe are parents to Kael and Remy and furry parents to Luna, Loki and Spiderman. Amanda is all about that #boymom life and is enjoying wrangling her two wild men while checking out the wonderful culture of Acadiana and all of Louisiana. Amanda is a fan of all things yummy and enjoys a good cocktail. Her motto is "if I can't wear yoga pants, I'm not going".

Maybe There Isn’t a Trophy for Motherhood, But There Should Be

I read a blog the other day that said "there is no trophy" for natural birth. I get what they mean ..... the most important thing is having a healthy baby, right? And there's no trophy...

One Day I’ll Sleep, But Not Today

I hear it nearly 10 times a week. Well meaning stranger or acquaintance: "Your baby is precious! Does he sleep?" Me: "Oh, him....no.(stifling laughter) He absolutely does not." I can say this with a smile because it's...

Name That Feeling! :: Coping with Compassion Fatigue in an Overwhelming World

I think we've all hit this wall. And I don't mean at one point in your life, I mean right now. Are you experiencing the following symptoms? physical exhaustion emotional exhaustion feeling overwhelmed irritability difficulty...

Making Your Own Baby Food : It’s Easier Than You Think!

Disclaimer: I'm not a Doctor or Dietitian. I don't even play one on TV. Please consult with a Medical Professional before embarking on the wild world of baby food! As a self-proclaimed "kinda crunchy" mom...

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy: Family-Friendly To Go Meals in Acadiana

I think that one of the good things that has come from the Coronavirus is the growing popularity of the family meal to-go. Even before the Coronavirus, I had been looking for meals that I...

A Podcast for the Road! : 7 Family Friendly Podcasts for Your Road Trip

I am a podcast fanatic. I'm on the road a good bit for work, and between podcasts and audiobooks, I have kept myself well entertained. Whenever the request is posed, "I need a podcast recommendation for...

I’m Sorry, I Can Do Better :: Cultivating an Environment of Cultural Humility at...

I have been pretty overwhelmed with being a working mother of two, one 4 month old and one 6 years old. Between that, returning to work in healthcare in a pandemic, postpartum hormones, and...

Namaste Inside :: Online Yoga Resources to Help You Find Your Housebound Zen

As a mother and yogi, it has been a challenge to find time for my practice. But, especially now that I have a newborn in additional to the wild and wonderful world of my 5...

What’s in my Birth Bag? :: With Printable Packing List for the Big Day

I sure love a good list. I have several on my phone and on post-it notes throughout my home. So, it came as no surprise as I came closer to go-time for the birth of...

Happy Earth Day 2020: Celebrate our Mother Earth!

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is a day that we can say "Thank You!" to our Mother Earth while teaching our kiddos what it means to be a good steward of the Earth. Check out...