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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...
When it comes to gardening, I’ve long considered myself to have a black thumb. I wouldn’t say I have a history of killing the plants, but I am on my sixth round of succulents. Aren’t those things not supposed...
I recently binged the PBS Masterpiece series “The Durrells in Corfu” over the past couple of months, and I thoroughly enjoyed the series. It’s a period piece set just before World War II that centers on a widow, Louisa...
We have periods of downtime at work while we wait for the busy season. During those times, we coordinate staff activities to keep us engaged with one another and promote mental and physical wellness. Recently, one of these activities...
I absolutely adore Valentine's Day. It's the one holiday of the year that we aren't expected to do anything but spend our time with the one we love the most - your very own Valentine. Sounds dreamy, right? And since you're...
This past year certainly brought challenges no one could have predicted and it's certainly a year that will be talked about for a long time to come. As this year comes to a close, we wanted to take a...

I’m One of the Lucky Ones

Co-parenting is not always easy. It's not always fun. It's always confusing and stressful. Hey! It's parenting! Unless you're one of the lucky ones. It Hasn't Always Been This Good There were years where it was a struggle on both ends....
One year ago, I had a miscarriage. My husband and I had not intended to conceive. In fact, we had an eleven-month-old baby, and the thought of another pregnancy was terrifying. Our anxiety over balancing two babies did not...
In general, the holidays are a difficult time for those who are grieving. Infertility is a different type of grief, because you're grieving for something you've never had. It is a constant loop of grief every month. During Christmas,...
I had imagined this day for a long time.  My sweet, sweet Abuela lived a wondrous, abundant life. She proudly raised five children, nurtured thirteen grandchildren, and experienced seven great-grandchildren. She has lived in Puerto Rico, Spain, Louisiana, and Texas....

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Welcome Back Lafayette Science Museum, We Missed You!

Have you heard? After a year of being closed, the Lafayette Science Museum is back! (Cue music- *Return of the Mack*) Open Saturdays from...