Teaching Big Sisterhood

My friends jokingly refer to my 4 year old, Charlie, as a professional big sister. As a foster family, we have shared our home with 10 children in addition to our two biological girls. Some have been her age; most have been babies. She has the baby thing down – she willingly changes diapers (as […]

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Lessons of a First Time Disney Mom

Lessons of a First Time Disney Mom Last month, my five your old had her first trip to Disney World. I had been once before, but only for a couple of days and without a hint of planning. This time was different. I was determined to make sure that it was a memorable vacation for […]

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Home for the Holidays :: Getting Your Home Merry and Bright for Holiday Entertaining

I’ll be there first to admit, I love me a good ol’ family gathering. I love the holidays. I love all the magical chaos that comes along with it. I LOVE to entertain in my home, to host my family and friends and entertain their faces off … I really really do.  What I loathe? […]

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Why It’s Worth the Trip to New Orleans to Go to Celebration in the Oaks

I’ve lived in Baton Rouge my entire life and have somehow managed not to make it to Celebration in the Oaks until this year. While I am positive I would have enjoyed it in years past because I love Christmas, it really was something special with little ones. Here’s why you should make the trip to NOLA […]

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Stress-free holiday gifting for all the ladies in your life at Paris Parker

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Paris Parker. Stress-free holiday gifting for all the ladies in your life at Paris Parker Holiday shopping expectations: you finish your list in mid-November, with creative and thoughtful gifts for everyone, avoid all the lines, and spend December drinking spiked eggnog and watching holiday movies.  Holiday shopping reality: […]

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