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Brave Moms Give Back on July 2nd

The word “brave” looks different in the life of every person. For me it looks like a mom living with severe anxiety. Balancing multiple health diagnoses all while trying to be everything to my kids, family, and friends. Some days feel impossible and others feel like giant victories. The little tasks in life can feel […]

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Resolving Medical Bills

With nearly $2 million in medical bills for my son already in his 10-year life span, I’ve learned a few things along the way about how to handle medical bills. I’ve learned what to pay, how not to pay what I really don’t owe, and how to resolve hanging issues out there regarding bills I […]

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Bloom Mother’s Day Brunch 2017 {RECAP}

Disclosure :: Our events would not be possible without our amazing community sponsors. A huge thank you to Baton Rouge General Medical Center for hosting us. Thank you so much to Breast Pumps Louisiana, Associates in Pediatric Dentistry, Smile Generation, Cullen’s Babyland and Playland, Lemon Paisley, Pigtails and Crewcuts, Lil Squirts and Drybar.  Last Saturday, new and expecting […]

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Using a Menstrual Cup

Menstrual cups have gained quite a bit of attention recently. I myself became interested in using a menstrual cup as I had increasing concerns about the questionable chemicals and toxins in tampons and other feminine hygiene products. With touts of increased safety, ease of use and more “worry-free” time, I eagerly purchased a menstrual cup […]

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Can I Protect My Baby From Food Allergies?

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children’s Hospital. My oldest child is now 11 years old. I vividly remember the food-allergy challenges our family faced during my son’s preschool years. Times have changed, and the approach to infant feeding has changed drastically. Only a decade ago, the medical community recommended to delay the introduction […]

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Mindfulness for the Busy Mom

     Mindfulness. I admit, at first hearing, it can sound an awful lot like a therapy buzzword. You might have read about it or maybe seen something pinned, complete with the picture of a woman sitting cross-legged on the beach, perfectly fit, beautiful and at peace. Don’t feel bad. I’ve been tempted to roll […]

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