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Amanda Guidry

Amanda Guidry
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Amanda is a married teacher and mom of 5 with a very diverse family. She lives and teaches in Youngsville, and she loves her community.
mom guilt is real

The World’s Okayest Mom

The World's Okayest Mom The truth is, I'm burnt out. I'm sure many of you can relate. The pressures of being an awesome mom, an amazing wife, a top level employee, an expert financial advisor, a...

It’s Okay If Your Kids Share A Room!

It’s Okay If Your Kids Share A Room! I was speaking to my son’s occupational therapist over the phone recently. I know better than to try to speak on the phone in public places, but...

Ballin’ On A {Grocery} Budget

Ballin’ On A {Grocery} Budget Let’s face it- times are tough. One of the biggest price hikes to affect everyone is groceries. Shopping for a family of 7 on a budget has become quite a...

Was Bariatric Surgery the Right Decision?

Was Bariatric Surgery the Right Decision? Many people, especially in our area, struggle with their weight. Weight loss is difficult for some, especially when all factors are considered. Not only is the food here delicious,...

Losing The Magic

Losing The Magic It was a sad day when my children informed me that they knew Santa isn't real. It hit me harder than it hit them. I expected that I would be upset; I...

The Value Of A Step Mom

The Value Of A Step-Mom After my divorce, I was single with three children. I decided I was ready to date, so a good friend advised me to think about my "hard no's" before doing...

He’s On Red AGAIN…

He’s On Red AGAIN… I don’t know about you, but as a mom, I only want to see the best in my children. This is even more true for my boys. I love all my...

Your Child’s Teacher Needs You

Your Child's Teacher Needs You We are about a month into school in most parishes in Louisiana. Students are settling in. Teachers are getting to know their students. Lessons are in full swing. Also in full...

Why Do We Need A Special Pumpkin?

Why Do We Need A Special Pumpkin? Halloween is around the corner I can already smell the fall weather, feel the cool air, and taste the gumbo that will inevitably be cooked on those cool days....

September Is PCOS Awareness Month

September Is PCOS Awareness Month What is PCOS? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, is a very common problem for women. One in 10 women suffer from PCOS. According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, this condition causes women...