Author Archive | Jenny


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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Mardi Gras Crafts with Kids

With its delicious King Cakes, dozens of parades and glamorous balls, Mardi Gras is an exciting season for the whole family. Why not add to the fun with a few indoor activities as well? Try these crafts and create your own Mardi Gras parade! Paper Plate Masks What you’ll need: Paper plate – white Colors […]

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Valentine’s Day Crafts With Kids

Happy Valentine’s Day! This holiday, while usually associated with flowers and chocolate, doesn’t have to be only for adults! Get your kids of any age involved in the fun by making love-inspired crafts, either to give as gifts or to enjoy themselves.  Paper Roll Hearts Great for Homemade Valentine’s Day cards or refrigerator art What you’ll need: Paper roll Paint, red or pink Cardstock, […]

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Mom’s Guide to February {Baton Rouge Family-Friendly Events}

February is here and love is in the air in Baton Rouge! Whether you adore date nights, prefer outdoor family activities, or enjoy Mardi Gras parades, our awesome city of Baton Rouge offers all that and more for you to enjoy as a family. We have gathered our favorite family-friendly events in the Baton Rouge area […]

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The Choices We Make

This blog post is the second installment of a collaborative 5-part series entitled The Mother Within. Start at the beginning here. “Am I enough?”  “What’s my purpose?” “Can I have it all?” Questions we may all ask ourselves at some point in our lives, no matter our situation. These arise when we doubt ourselves, compare ourselves […]

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Mom’s Guide to January {Baton Rouge Family-Friendly Events}

January is here and with it, a new year for Baton Rouge families! Start some new family traditions and experiences with one or more of the many events going on around town. We have gathered our favorite family-friendly events in the Baton Rouge area this month and featured them here in the monthly guide. Red Stick Moms Blog maintains […]

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Mom Phrases on Repeat

  Do you ever feel like you’re beginning to sound like your kid’s favorite version of “The Wheels on the Bus” requested to play over and over and over again? I am quickly realizing that raising tiny humans takes quite a bit of reminding them what to do and how to, or not to, act […]

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The Walker

  The pitter-patter of little feet – the phrase everyone uses when talking about having babies. While it refers to a major milestone, it’s not one that happens for quite some time. So many others take place first: first smile, foods, word, etc. So many other things to soak in as brand new parents. Then […]

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