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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.

Leaving School For Summer

Leaving School For Summer The end of the school year is rapidly approaching. The excitement is palpable. So many fun activities are planned to end the year in a high note. Everyone is counting down...

The Finality Of The “Caboose”

The Finality Of The "Caboose" That last baby... Not everyone has this luxury, but I knew when I had my youngest that he would be the last. He would forever be our caboose. I am and...

April Is Autism Acceptance Month

April Is Autism Acceptance Month Every year, Autism Acceptance Month is celebrated is April, with World Autism Awareness Day falling on April 2. This is the 17th year this is officially recognized and celebrated. Autism Spectrum...

I Guess I’m Getting Old…

I Guess I'm Getting Old... Last week, I went for my annual eye appointment. To my surprise, my prescription had changed slightly. The doctor, who shall remain nameless for his safety, told me that this...

What Your Child’s LEAP Score Does And Does Not Affect

What Your Child's LEAP Score Does And Does Not Affect LEAP testing is around the corner for most public school students in Louisiana. There is so much emphasis on standardized testing - so much pressure...
growing children

6 Things About Growing Children That Nobody Talks About

6 Things About Growing Children That Nobody Talks About It happens to everyone, right? Our kids grow up. I thought I mostly knew what to expect since I am the oldest in a very large...
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,...