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It's no secret that every marriage, or relationship for that matter, has their positive moments and some that are, well ... less than ideal. But I am making a conscious effort on how I chose to share the frustrations,...
After three kids, I have a hard time loving this mom bod. As someone who was very thin and fit growing up, it's sometimes hard to love this three babe bearing mom bod. I flash back to the days when...
We've all heard some version of the urban legend: a babysitter or some unwitting teen is terrorized by ominous phone calls and contacts the authorities, only to receive the bone-chilling information that the caller has been in the house all...
“Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.” - Kay Redfield Jamison It officially marks one year that we have been impacted by COVID-19. A year ago, we had no idea...
Fast Fashion In the age of marketing malfeasance, we are sold ideas and emotions. They market opinions and influence and influencers who market … ideas and emotions. It’s exhausting. Home decor articles have titles such as “15 Things every Successful...
We were all warned growing up. Beware the mother-in-law. I can't remember where and when it started. Snippets from adult conversations. Books, movies, TV shows. Definitely Everybody Loves Raymond. I was in high school when I watched Jennifer Lopez's and Jane Fonda's...
It is such a controversial statement, especially living in southwest Louisiana. Almost worse than saying you want no kids. You don’t say it out loud, in case someone unplanned will hear you. Confessing it in an anonymous forum is...

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I've always been attracted to a fairly diverse group of people. I like people who live and think differently than I do. I am at my core #nosyAF. So, learning about as many different kinds of people as possible...
It was all NICU's fault. To be honest, it was a relief. My baby had to spend four days in the NICU and among the magic that NICU nurses possess, it is getting a baby to easily take a pacifier....
I do not like conflict. I think that's a statement most can relate to. Conflict is awkward. It is emotional. It changes relationships. It can be so easy to just shove aside feelings and ignore issues to preserve the peace between ourselves...

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Chronicle of a “Yes Day!” :: The Birthday Party Alternative

I first learned about the "Yes Day" here on Lafayette Mom. And, if I'm honest, my one child self at the time stowed that...