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A Letter to the New Year

                                                                                                     December 31, 2017 Hello New Year! I am writing you this letter as a reminder to myself that you will be a year of renewal. I find myself coming to this exact same realization at the same time every year, the day before the next New Year. A list of all my ‘New Year’s […]

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New Year’s Resolutions (For a Mom Who Doesn’t Keep New Year’s Resolutions)

Last year, I made a PowerPoint presentation of my New Year’s resolutions. I also made an Excel spreadsheet of all of the chores I was going to keep up with. There were sections for daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual chores. Lol. I can’t remember what was on them, because I haven’t looked at either […]

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Red Stick Moms Need to Know :: Baton Rouge Activities in January 2018

Happy New Year! Make a resolution to check out our fun January activities with family and friends. We have gathered our favorite family-friendly events in and around Baton Rouge this month and featured them here in the monthly guide. Red Stick Moms Blog maintains a full calendar of events here. If you have a great family-friendly Baton Rouge […]

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Resolution Déjà Vu

Resolution Déjà Vu Making New Year’s resolutions seems like a rather solid idea of encouraging self-improvement, so I try to set resolutions each year. But the problem is that resolutions are almost always going to fail. I don’t say this lightly: only about 8% of people who set resolutions are able to keep them through […]

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The Best of Red Stick Moms Blog :: The Top 10 Posts of 2017

As this year comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to say how much we truly value, appreciate and respect each and every one of you. We are proud that over the course of 2017, Red Stick Moms Blog had over 708,000 page views, reached 408,000+ unique readers and hosted seven successful events. To cap off [...]
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Toddler Approved Christmas Crafts

As soon as December 1st comes around, I immediately turn into a crafty DIY person. I’m normally not that big into arts and crafts; I mean, I can barely draw a stick figure. But nonetheless, I pretend I’m an artist and have at it. This year especially makes me excited because Maverick is at the […]

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My Money Saving Christmas Miracle

I have struggled with saving my whole adult life. I like the idea of creating a nest egg, but it goes against all of my procrastinating tendencies. Last Christmas, I was a few weeks into another budget-busting holiday season of last minute gift buying, when I came across a post in my Facebook newsfeed about […]

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2nd Annual Donuts With Santa {RECAP}

Disclosure :: we had such a blast at our Donuts With Santa playdate to spread the holiday cheer in Baton Rouge, and none of it would have been possible without our amazing community sponsors: Lil Bambinos Playtorium, When You Wish Entertainment, Sherman and Balhoff-Specialists in Orthodontics, Mimosa Handcrafted, St. John's Primary and St. Theresa Middle, The Hive Ceramics, Bayou Balloons, Who [...]
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