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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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2017 Red Stick Mom of the Year Winner!!

We are excited to announce that the winner of our 2017 Red Stick Mom of the Year is :: Leslie Gamino {Nominated by :: Brittany Reid} Where do I start? She is the mother of 4 kids. Her last two kids that were born in 2014 were twin girls. They were born early which caused complications with them […]

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2017 Red Stick Mom of the Year :: Nominate YOUR Favorite Mom of the Year Today!

2017 Red Stick Mom of the Year Red Stick Moms Blog was started as a way to connect moms in Baton Rouge as well as support local businesses. We all know that motherhood is hard, and our goal is to celebrate moms all year long. However, with Mother’s Day upon us, we want to take this time […]

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My New Way to Lent

It’s the Lenten season. If you are like me you begin thinking about what to give up some time after you’ve attended your fair share of Mardi Gras parades, but before the Ash Wednesday service. Traditionally, I usually give up a food – sodas, fried foods, or candy. One year I gave up cursing — […]

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Strong Moms Need Support, Too {Even if They Won’t Admit it}

Years ago when I held an office job, I remember some coworkers complaining about the results of the Dancing with the Stars episode the night before. Evidently, the results were just plain wrong. My coworkers (and evidently even the show’s judges) deduced that not as many people voted for the shoo-in because she was a […]

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Anything But Relief {No One Wants Your Used Undies}

“The disaster after the disaster.” I wasn’t familiar with this term until recently when my hometown endured widespread flooding. As one of the minority whose home did not flood, I jumped in with both feet into the relief effort. In doing so, I received a crash course in how donations can sometimes do more to […]

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