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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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Why We Chose Attorney Placement for Our Adoption

We all have dreams about how our lives will play out and what our future family will look like. When my husband and I unexpectedly had a medically fragile child, life suddenly didn’t look like anything we dreamed about. We faced infertility and miscarriages, and we were no longer sure what our family journey would […]

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