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BASIS.ed is Coming to Baton Rouge!

Red Stick Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with BASIS.ed, a dynamic American educational network that manages world-quality schools.  We’re on our way! You spoke, we listened, and now BASIS is coming to you! Join the many families nationwide who have given their children the gift of a world-class education through BASIS.ed-managed charter schools! In […]

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Mommy Can I Help? :: Sacrificing Efficiency for Teachable Moments

“Mommy can I help?” These are the words I hear from my three-year-old almost daily. As preschoolers, they always want to help. But “help” is a loose interpretation isn’t it? When a little person tries to pour her own drink or help fold the clothes, help is the last thing it feels like. At best, […]

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When Mommy Has a Date

Let’s talk about dating. Most of you reading this are probably married and struggle to coordinate a date night in the middle of a hectic work schedule + drop offs/pick ups + errands + sleep. So now I’m gonna throw in yet another variable — how about FINDING someone to date + the actual dating. […]

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The Toddler Struggle

You know the sound – the sound of frustrated whining mixed with an over-dramatic, “I can’t dooo it!” It’s a real struggle to be a toddler. Almost every experience is a challenge to overcome. Anything from feeding themselves to building towers to coloring. This particular time, it was the shoes.  We got home from a […]

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