NolaPapa’s Author Catalog

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Mystic Gumbo
by Cari Roy

Becky's Big Apple
by Belky Balfe

by Erik Alexander

Ochsner Children's
by Ochsner Health

Sweet Home Guatemala
by Sallie Mae

Where’d My Spring Chicken Go?

I am still trying to wrap my head around what happened to me. This was a wake-up call for me and someone else who could be reading this. I cannot believe I am not a SPRING CHICKEN anymore! How dare this life rip that status away from me so abruptly! And I thought everything I…
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Create the Life You Want

In the tapestry of tools for personal and spiritual development, creative visualization stands out as a technique of immense power and simplicity. Rooted in the understanding that our thoughts and imagination can influence our reality, creative visualization allows us to sculpt our lives from the inside out. It is a practice that has been embraced…
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Womanly Trials and Tribulations

Happy almost summer! Is it really happy though? I freaking HATE summer. And heat. And humidity. And all that comes with it. Exposing my body??? Heck no. Let’s just say my mid to late 40’s are NOT agreeing with me.  Perimenopause is a curse word to all women my age. Our moms somehow suffered (semi)…
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Summer Reunions & Reflections

It’s summertime, and what better way to kick off a time of warm weather and sunshine than with a few reflections from summer’s past? And, since it’s now no secret who I am, I’d like to talk about one of my most treasured memories of last summer with Erik and our gaggle of kids. So,…
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4 Top Early Symptoms of Diabetes in 2024

How do you know if you have diabetes? The warning signs may be so mild that you don’t notice them. Some people don’t find out they have it until they get problems from long-term damage caused by the disease. Most early symptoms are from higher-than-normal levels of glucose, a kind of sugar, in your blood.…
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