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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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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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Smart Art for Picky Moms

If I had $1 for every time I Googled or Pinterested (is that a word?) “creative ways to display kids’ art” I would have enough money to build an art studio on the back of my house. But since I’ve been searching furiously for free, I have to make do with my formal dining room. […]

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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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