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Fixer Upper :: Why This Mom is Hooked

When I was younger, my family would gather around the TV for some quality prime-time family entertainment. We would count down the days until we ordered pizza and settled in for some T.G.I.F. featuring “Full House.” I even remember us all giggling at the silly voice-overs on “America’s Funniest Home Videos.” If you long for […]

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I Choose You

Parenthood is full of passing moments. Even though we desperately try to remember every fleeting precious memory, it just doesn’t happen. Blame the lack of energy, the gray hair, the mom brain, but unless you journal pretty regularly, the reality of the present is sometimes forgotten. However, there are those moments that stop you in […]

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I am a Millennial Mom

I feel like the word “millennial” gets a lot of negative attention. People like to categorize our generation as being spoiled, uninformed and lazy. Someone born in the millennial generation is defined by Webster as “a person reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century.” Well that is me. I am a youngish mom born […]

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I’ll Never Have a Daughter

I’m a mom to 5-year-old and 2-year-old boys and a stepmom to 15-year-old and 13-year-old boys. Yep, that’s right. I live in a big ole house of testosterone. My husband and I are done having babies. He’s had a vasectomy, and that ship has sailed far, far away. Most days, I’m fine with our decision […]

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Pediatric House Calls Now Available in Baton Rouge

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by our friend and fellow Baton Rouge mom, Kortney, the owner and founder of West Pediatrics, LLC, Baton Rouge’s ONLY concierge pediatric practice. Pediatric House Calls Now Available in Baton Rouge In January of 2017, Dr. Kortney West, a board certified pediatrician, founded West Pediatrics, LLC in Baton Rouge. […]

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I’m Not What I Thought I’d Be When I Graduated College

This blog post is the third installment of a collaborative 5-part series entitled The Mother Within. Start at the beginning here. I graduated college in California in 2008, just as the economy was beginning its downward slide. I loved the design degree I was earning and had numerous interviews throughout the state that would hopefully jump-start my […]

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