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Spontaneous Entertaining with Friends and Kids

Do you like getting together with friends but feel intimidated by having them over? While I love looking forward to more elaborate events planned ahead of time, it’s also fun to be spontaneous with impromptu gatherings. I love to plan dinners and parties, whether they are at my house or someone else’s. I used to […]

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Our 2nd Annual Spooktacular Playdate at Lil Bambinos Playtorium {RECAP}

Disclosure :: we were thrilled to host our 2nd annual Spooktacular playdate to kick off the Fall season in Baton Rouge, and none of it would have been possible without our amazing community sponsors: Lil Bambinos Playtorium, Rapid Urgent Care, Matilda Jane–Jessica Charrier, Twinkle Entertainment, Chef Jeremy Coco, Clean Creations, Zoes Kitchen, Thee Heavenly Donuts, Crave Macarons, Cherliyn Haines […]

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Lessons from Friends: The Importance of Vulnerability

Dearest Friend,  Thank you. Thank you for opening up to me about your struggles, your insecurities, your marriage and your life. Thank you for teaching me what vulnerability really means. Thank you for being transparent in a world where so many of us, including myself, are afraid of being authentic and strive to present ourselves […]

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Breaking Out of the Darkness and Into New Light {Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness}

My husband and I were thrilled to start a family. My first pregnancy was incredibly smooth, with my OB literally saying that every appointment was perfect. Besides the normal morning sickness, there were no complications. I gave birth to a healthy 7 pound 12 ounce baby boy at 40 weeks. He was gorgeous! He even […]

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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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