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The Mess Inside My Head

I think that if you were to take a  peek inside of my head, you would see something that would much resemble Target after Black Friday: everything everywhere, in desperate need of organizing, and too much chaos. There are wheels constantly in motion, trying to get ahead of the game but never quite succeeding.  You […]

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Red Stick Moms Blog Reader Survey :: Share Your Feedback To Win $150 To Target!

As we hope all of our readers know, feedback from local moms in Baton Rouge is VERY important to us. We work tirelessly to bring the moms of Baton Rouge resources, events, guides, giveaways and information that will make your lives easier and hopefully more fun. When you all speak (constructively, of course!), we listen. […]

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What a Special Needs Parent NEEDS for Christmas

We’ve been at this special needs parenting thing for 11 years now. It’s intense, scary and overwhelming more days than we will tell you about. It’s never ever getting to let your hair down, because somebody in your home is counting on you to do CPR, save their life, or monitor their vitals. Even nurses […]

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Saying Goodbye to Biological Motherhood

My journey to (biological) motherhood was anything but text book easy. It took about eight months to get pregnant. Once pregnant, I carried eight pounds of EXTRA amniotic fluid. I had back labor. The epidural didn’t touch my labor pains. And after hours of pushing, I was rushed off for an urgent C-section. I spent […]

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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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My Mom Has Breast Cancer and I Feel Helpless

Disclosure :: our Breast Cancer Awareness series is sponsored by Baton Rouge General.  My Mom Has Breast Cancer and I Feel Helpless This is one of those posts that you dread writing – because you know you’re going to have to unpack a lot of the feelings you’re uncomfortable feeling because there’s someone else out there […]

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