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I’m a Teacher. We Are Not Safe.

What will I wear to work today? What does not need to be ironed? Is the coffee ready yet? Is it a full moon? Because if it’s a full moon I’m going to need more coffee. These are the typical thoughts that roll through my mind on any given morning while I’m getting dressed for work. But […]

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The Day I Stopped Yelling {And Greatly Reduced the Stress in Our Family}

One beautiful afternoon in September, I was sitting on the back porch watching my four children play joyfully. My oldest child, age seven, came over and hugged me. “This has been a great day, Mom. Thanks for not yelling at us.” He scooted off to play, and I sat there in shock. “Thanks for not […]

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The Battle Goes On {Ten Years After My Breast Cancer Diagnosis}

Disclosure :: our Breast Cancer Awareness series is sponsored by Baton Rouge General.  Ten years later … this is not what is supposed to happen. The odds were in my favor, or so I thought. Breast cancer journey #2 is in full swing as I write this. But this isn’t where my story started, or […]

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World Breastfeeding Week 2017

5 Breastfeeding Resources in Baton Rouge

Note: This post is part of a series for World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Woman’s Hospital.  5 Breastfeeding Resources in Baton Rouge Breastfeeding is natural, but it’s not always easy. Poor latch, nipple soreness and engorgement may be a few of the challenges that you may face when breastfeeding. Don’t wait too long […]

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The Real Reason I Enjoyed Moms Night Out

RSMB stands for Red Stick Moms Blog. The title is pretty self-explanatory but to sum it up, they are a group of local moms who blog about anything in the interest of moms and the Baton Rouge community. So, let’s put a spin on things and talk about THEIR community event: RSMB’s moms night out. […]

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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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