Emily Beatmann

Emily is a Louisiana native born in Shreveport, Louisiana. She went to UL Lafayette and earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations in 2012. It was here that she fell in love with her husband, Jude, and the city of Lafayette. On the weekends, you will find Emily at a festival, the farmer’s market, enjoying a Mardi Gras parade, or eating at one of the many delicious restaurants in Acadiana. Emily and Jude have two children named Mia (8) and Patrick (4.) She is a Marketing Director by day and mom by night! Emily has a passion for reading, Harry Potter, theatre, coffee, wine, spreading financial literacy, her friends, and family.
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Gender and Division of Household Duties

My husband and I have been married for 10 years this month! He is naturally talented at both cooking and baking. When we met and began dating in college, we couldn’t afford to go...
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The Case for Spaced Out Children!

After we had our first child, I KNEW my husband and I needed time to adjust to having our world turned upside down with a new baby. But I had zero desire to add...
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Working Moms: Is Work Life Balance a Thing?

As a working mom, I wonder frequently how do I find the balance? We are being torn in a million directions constantly. We are expected to be everything to our kids, be a fantastic...
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My Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center Labor and Delivery Story

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Ochsner Lafayette General.  My Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center Labor and Delivery Story Soon after finding out, I was pregnant with my daughter, I made the switch to become...
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Your Weight is the Most Uninteresting Thing about You

“You have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” — Louise Hay As we enter bathing suit season, I encourage you to look in...

We Can Do Hard Things Podcast Obsession

“When a woman finally learns that pleasing the world is impossible, she becomes free to learn how to please herself.” ― Glennon Doyle, Untamed I LOVE Glennon Doyle, the author of Untamed. I read this book and...
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I Don’t Know About You, I’m Feeling 32!

This month, I will turn 33. That sentence alone is very strange to type! I can’t help but see the major differences from my twenties into my thirties. They really are two completely different...
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Covid: It’s Coming from Inside the House

After two years in a pandemic, it finally happened. I got Covid. My family has been extremely cautious because we have two small children. We are avid mask wearers, frequently washing hands, we pay attention...
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Find Your Inner Marie Kondo in 2022!

“From the moment you start tidying, you will be compelled to reset your life. As a result, your life will start to change. That’s why the task of putting your house in order should...
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New Year, New Financial You!

“It’s not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for.” – Robert Kiyosaki Finding financial freedom is a...