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To the Pregnant Woman Worried About Zika :: From the Mom of a Child with a Brain Defect

To the Pregnant Woman worried about Zika, Days ago I read your comment under a news story on the Zika virus. You wrote, “I can’t think of anything worse than having a child born with a horrible brain defect.” Your comment was like a dagger to my heart. I can see you now sitting there in the doctor’s […]

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Floodwaters Wash Over Me, Wave After Wave

This is surviving the flood, from the perspective of a mom with a medically fragile, technology dependent child. Hurricane Katrina During Katrina, we evacuated to Baton Rouge from Ascension Parish. We found out then that we were pregnant with our son, Braden. Hurricane Gustav During Gustav, we evacuated with our medically fragile, technology dependent son to […]

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Introducing :: Baton Rouge Community Neighborhood Groups

Does it feel like none of your friends have children the same age as yours? Or have you been wanting to try the new indoor play space in your neighborhood but all of your friends with kids work? Are you a working mom who wants to arrange playdates for her children on the weekend, but […]

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Mandy and Joseph’s Story :: One Mom’s Autism Journey {The Emerge Center}

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by The Emerge Center. That said, we appreciate this beautifully honest post written by Mandy Cowley, Emerge parent, & Brandi Monjure, Communications and Events Coordinator at The Emerge Center, as much as we do!  Take a moment to think about the typical, everyday stresses you face as a mom. Twenty birthday invitations […]

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