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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 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".

We Have No Elf Here: Merry Elf-Free Christmas

It's that time of the year folks! Christmas Time! It's a time of cheer, a time of family togetherness, a time of all things yummy, a time of giving, and ..... time for the freaking...

You Don’t Have To Do All That! {#momfailOctober to #givemomabreakNovember}

#momfailOctober I actually considered posting pictures of myself throughout the month with this hashtag throughout the month. I wanted to shame myself. That shame, that feeling of failure permeated every thought that I had about...

Momming According to The Four Agreements :: 4 Little Rules for Big Happiness

I came across the book The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz at a time in my life when I needed guidance and clarity. I was a miserable 20 something who was struggling with...

The Great Spanking Debate: Why We Don’t Spank

If you want to start an argument, and clearly I do, start a discussion about spanking. It gets way out of control, way fast. Let me lay a disclaimer here, I was spanked as a...

I Hated the Clip Chart … Until it Actually Worked

Pre-K 4 wasn't necessarily a breeze, at first. My son is on the younger end of the spectrum and had some social struggles which we worked through with the assistance of his amazing Pre-K...

I Hate the Tiny Cart at Whole Foods: My Struggle with Releasing Control

Picture it. Your young child is behaving majestically. There are please's and thank you's, yes and no ma'ams. So, you think to yourself as you walk into Whole Foods, "today will be different. Today, I...

The Swimming Lesson Dilemma: Why My Child Didn’t Take Swimming Lessons This Summer

I have always loved the water and am nearly positive that I could swim before I could walk. I spent as much times a humanely possible in my grandparents' pool and then as I...

The Day I “Broke” the PlayStation: Video Game Drama

It all started innocently enough. My husband found a great deal on a used PlayStation. He knew how much my 5 year old enjoyed playing video games on his tablet, so he grabbed it thinking...

Dear Facebook, are You Listening? :: Winning Products Found with Targeted Advertising

We've all done it. You're scrolling through Facebook and you see a product that looks interesting. You think, "Well that seems like something I need in my life." It seems quite serendipitous, you were just...

A Guided Meditation to Help You Find Your Calm in the Storm

(Disclaimer: while I am a mental health professional, this guided meditation is intended to help with anxiety, not treat it. Please remember that if your anxiety begins to overtake your life and interfere with...