Last school year, my husband and I decided that our oldest would switch over to a private school for first grade. After registering her at another local private school, something called me to tour another small school in our...
Let me start by saying that I know this doesn't seem like a big deal. I get that. But, if I said every one of my emotional hot-buttons made logical sense (especially where my kids are concerned) I would...
Anyone who knows me knows that I am neither a quiet nor a demure woman. My voice has been known to carry across a room and I have an extremely loud laugh that ranks somewhere between Goofy and a...
One of the biggest decisions we will make as mothers is where to send our children to school. Our kids are our most precious gifts, and we ultimately have the responsibility of deciding where they will spend the majority of...
"Hey Mom... come see!" I don't know about you, but the end of that sentence holds some of my least favorite, favorite words in the world. Take those 2 words, multiply them by 3 kids (and 1 husband), all of...
I've always been enthralled by the French language and culture. The sound of the language in a fluent speaker is beautiful and automatically makes me smile. Culturally, the art and history of the French is something to be marveled...
Raising tiny humans is tough; we spend a lot of time as moms second guessing everything we do. Could we do it better? Could we do it differently? Will it all make a difference in the end? We know...
Disclosure:: This post is sponsored by Episcopal School of Acadiana.  The Benefits of Less Homework - And What We’re Asking Parents to Do Instead Today’s parents are bombarded with studies on the significance of play, the importance of family dinner, and...

My Son, The Empath

He had a really bad day... As soon as I walked into the house after work, I dropped my things at the door and pulled my 5-year old onto the sofa. He wrapped his arms around my neck, tucked his...
This isn’t a blog full of revolutionary thoughts and ideas. It’s more of an unscripted reality show put into words. Last week, during that fall break that seems to cause more inconvenience and expense than a break, I completely forgot...

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July Need to Know Guide: Your Guide for Things to do...

Here's to the red, white, and blue! We hope you start off July with a bang. While there are still few in person events,...