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Stress-free holiday gifting for all the ladies in your life at Paris Parker

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Paris Parker. Stress-free holiday gifting for all the ladies in your life at Paris Parker Holiday shopping expectations: you finish your list in mid-November, with creative and thoughtful gifts for everyone, avoid all the lines, and spend December drinking spiked eggnog and watching holiday movies.  Holiday shopping reality: […]

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St. James Episcopal Day School is Announced as an Apple Distinguished School for 2017-19

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by St. James Episcopal Day School. St. James Episcopal Day School is Announced as an Apple Distinguished School for 2017-19 St. James Episcopal Day School offers an exceptional education for three-year-olds through fifth graders. Named a National Blue Ribbon School in 2009 and 2015, St. James is recognized for providing […]

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The Day I Stopped Yelling {And Greatly Reduced the Stress in Our Family}

One beautiful afternoon in September, I was sitting on the back porch watching my four children play joyfully. My oldest child, age seven, came over and hugged me. “This has been a great day, Mom. Thanks for not yelling at us.” He scooted off to play, and I sat there in shock. “Thanks for not […]

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What Makes IDEA Unique? Learn About Baton Rouge’s Newest School Choice

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by IDEA Southern Louisiana. What Makes IDEA Unique? In 2018, IDEA Southern Louisiana in Baton Rouge will be home to IDEA Cortana Academy and College Prep, and IDEA Innovation Academy and College Prep, serving a total of 1,000 Baton Rouge students between our academy and college prep campuses in grades K […]

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Disbelief into Determination: A Peek into my Breast Cancer Journey

Disclosure :: our Breast Cancer Awareness series is sponsored by Baton Rouge General.  Disbelief into Determination: A Peek into my Breast Cancer Journey As I walked outside to find my husband Joe, I think that I was in disbelief that my water was breaking five and 1/2 weeks early. Then again, disbelief had become my new […]

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I Never Liked the Color Pink {My Breast Cancer Journey}

Disclosure :: our Breast Cancer Awareness series is sponsored by Baton Rouge General.  I never liked the color pink, but it is now my color. My breast cancer journey began with a routine mammogram. On my 46th birthday, I was told I needed additional mammograms. I wasn’t worried at all since I’ve done this before for […]

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