Me: “Have you heard about the Momo challenge?” Boys: “No.” Me: “Sit down. Let’s have a chat…” My kids (ages 11, 9 and 6) have been asking for their own iPads, cell phones, computers, gaming devices, T.V.s etc. for years. We have...
This summer, I took my kids to the splash pad. It was a hot day, and we needed to GET OUT OF THE HOUSE with no drowning risk. For free.  Thank you, St. Julien Park, for your beautiful, clean, splash...
Wow!! It’s hard to believe that we launched Lafayette Moms Blog ONE year ago today!! We have published over 400 posts written by local moms all across the Acadiana region from New Iberia to Carencro to Lafayette to Youngsville to...
Disclosure :: This post is part of a series for World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Women’s & Children’s Hospital. Why Isn't This Working?! {One Mama's Struggle to Breastfeed her Babies} I have big boobs. I just thought I should put that...
Step 1: Remove all the carpet from your home. I kid. I kid. Unless you can. Then do it. Potty training. Eeesh. One of the crappiest (see what I did there?) jobs a parent has.  Our first was basically potty trained by daycare....
How worried do we really need to be in regards to “stranger abduction,” and in this day and age, how do we even begin to talk to our kids about strangers? You know, “Be nice to everyone and respect...
While at my freshman orientation for high school, I was asked my social security number. I didn't know it and the woman registering me was mortified. She very rudely said something along the lines of "You are close to...
So many people posted on social media this past week about gun violence. The recent school shooting that took the lives of so many children once again reminded us we aren't safe anywhere. We should be angry. We should...
Like all Mamas of Littles, this Mama hears a lot of screaming during her day. Like a lot. Blood-curdling, horror-movie-caliber screams. Screaming because brother put his feet on her chair. Screaming because Sister ate the last Cheeto. Screaming because sister...
There is one thing I do very conscientiously everyday.  I don't text and drive. To be very honest, the main reason I don't is because I have a 14 year old child. A 14 year old who keeps talking about how...

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