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Queen of the Jungle

You Jane are way different from me Tarzan — a concept that has been reinforced and reminded almost daily from Day One. After biology class it was quickly deduced that we men have the complexity of a garden hose and ladies, a multiple zone irrigation system. Nothing prepares you for parenthood and the new roles […]

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We’re FIVE Red Stick Moms Stronger :: Meet Our New Contributors

We are thrilled to introduce our community to five new members of the Red Stick Moms Blog team. Each one is a dynamic, warm and inspiring mom in Baton Rouge, and we can’t wait for you all to get to know them both online and in person at any of our upcoming events. We are humbled and […]

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I’m a Compulsive Crier

They say you’re not supposed to cry at work (by the way, who is they? I don’t know either). Apparently it’s unprofessional and according to Sex and the City, you don’t want to be known as the “woman who cries.” I have absolutely no control in the matter. I am a compulsive crier.  Oh it was […]

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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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The Age Gap

 “When I’m 12 years old how old will the baby be?” I get several versions of this question on a daily basis from my six-year-old while he’s staring at my tummy. He’ll be a whopping seven years old when this baby is born. When I start doing the math, the age gap between my two little […]

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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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Others :: Gender Disappointment

 When my husband and I first found out I was pregnant 5 months ago we were so surprised and frankly, in disbelief. There were genuine conversations where we couldn’t believe this was real and didn’t even know how it happened. My constant nausea, projectile vomiting, and extreme fatigue proved that yes, this was in fact […]

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I Hate Being Pregnant

 I hate being pregnant. “Wow.”  “That’s a pretty harsh statement, Camille.” I know it and I mean it. I know it’s a completely different opinion from someone who has documented their struggle to get/stay pregnant, but I stand by it. Pregnancy is a means to an end for me. Now, before you furiously type in the […]

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