Finding a Happy Medium

Living in New Orleans there is always an underlying thickness in the air. It is likely the humidity but in many parts of the Big Easy you cannot look away from the eerie vibes that lurk behind a random corner or French Quarter alley. I personally have always been fascinated by the things that we…

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Picture This

Picture this- Two people that have committed their lives together decide to grow their family. They plan, they save their money, they meticulously create the nursery. They care nothing about what the baby looks like – only that it is healthy. No race, nor sex matters to them. They look at each other as they…

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This House Was a Home and It Was Ours.

Picture it. The momentum was building as you heard chatter of the Supreme Court’s decision to make gay marriage the law of the land! The excitement from everyone I knew was electric.  I have always heard, “when you straighten up and fly right,” that is when your doors start to unlock. And that my friends,…

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Our Christmas cards were sent out TODAY. #sorry #notsorry

Oh yes we did! You know, it’s like finishing a 5k race. You know you just want to stop. But to finish the season officially, the cards have to be sent. Lol. I love being organized. That is how I roll. But this year, the cards took the back seat. I didn’t mean for it…

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NolaPapa’s Top 5 Ways to STAY SANE During the Holidays

The lights. The garland. The temperature change. The shimmer of smiles accompanied by laughter and anticipation as each morning gets closer to the big day. It really is magical, ya’ know. Christmas time for me growing up has always been that way, and for that, I am so incredibly grateful. It is so easy to…

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I Doubt That

I’m rushing down the tiring stretch of life, barreling around every corner with one focus. Creating a life for my babies which ensures them a safe, stimulating and thriving environment to live, love and learn. I want them to tell me their fears without hesitation. I want my babies to never feel judged, like I…

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Life Is So Much More Than Just a Blog

In my writings, I have always said that each of our paths are connected more than anyone may realize. But the truth is, we ALL  have hopes. We each have dreams. We have ambitions, eagerness and desire.   And when we harness that positivity,  THAT is when we can inspire.  We each bring to life’s dinner table…

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A Guilt’s Goodbye

Guilt. I can honestly say I don’t think I have ever really and TRULY felt it, until now. Parenting is the hardest thing I have ever done… multiply that times three and you see how important it is for me to maintain consistency, routines, health and hygiene, not to mention all the other curve balls…

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High Chair, Bye Chair

To you, this may look like the normal night before trash day. A definite score for any passerby, that’s for sure. But this isn’t about tidying up before trash day or a sidewalk score. This is about something quite different. I’ve never been one for letting go. I am probably one of the most sentimental…

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