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Lafayette Mom aims to make living in Lafayette, LA easier for parents. There’s a good chance that Lafayette Mom has a resource for what your family needs, whether that’s a list of fun splash pads or a list of the...
My daughter is only 2 and a half, but already I feel like I am having to plan her entire educational future.  Public school? Private school? Rigorous STEM program? Arts-focused program? It’s a lot. In fact, it’s too much. Why are we solely focused on...

Goodbye Elementary

Today was my oldest daughter's last day of 5th grade. This means it was the last day she'll walk on the campus as a student, and the last time she and her sister will EVER be in school together....
Here we are, at the end of the school year, and everyone will be enjoying their summer vacation and getting ready to start back for the next year of school. However, this is the year that my life will...
  I wear the badge of “camp kid” loud and proud. I have not been a camp counselor for almost 10 years, but I sport my bumper sticker for my beloved camp year-round. Shoutout to Camps Kahdalea and Chosatonga for...
Have you wanted to stroll the best park in the neighborhood, but wished you had a mom pal to tag along with you? Are you looking for more play dates in Lafayette, mom and baby coffee dates, or a way...
Last year was one of the hardest years. For so many reasons, it was an absolute nightmare of a school year.  2 out of 3 kids were unhappy, struggling to pass, and overwhelmed.  2 out of 3 kids loved their teachers. 1...
We are a few weeks into school, and while some kids are hitting their stride, others are struggling. Maybe they failed a test or are having a hard time in a club or sport. Perhaps, it’s not our kids...
In the fall, many schools send home Cub Scouting information. With the abundance of paperwork and fees sent home in the fall, it's difficult to wrap your head around it all. Therefore before sign-up season, I would like to explain...
Shopping for uniforms this year has been exhausting, to say the least. Not just for me, but for my 10-year-old daughter. We are part of the public school system. You would think we would have a ton of options for...

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