Author Archive | Traci Pecot

Support Your Local Businesses

Facebook recommendations are great. It gives exposure to business and events that wouldn’t normally have a wide reach without a large budget. Recently, a friend asked where to purchase a UL (University of Louisiana) shirt for an upcoming sporting event. I was quick to comment with two local stores that carry a wide variety of […]

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Celebrating our “Gotcha Day!”

If you have ever been able to be part of an adoption process, you know just how special a “gotcha day” truly is. Although celebrated many different ways, a “gotcha day” is meant to observe the end of the adoption legal process and recognize the day a family truly becomes one. The day our son […]

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But Mom, I’m Hungry!

How many times a day, especially when school is out, do parents hear “I’m hungry?” Most moms joke that all their kids do is eat over summer break. For some kids, hunger is real and for others, it’s simply boredom. According to a USDA definition, my son spent majority of his life under the label […]

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Raising the Bar for Our Kids

The past two years, we’ve received letters from school requesting parents to send notes of the “good deeds” their child does during Lent. The teachers like to acknowledge said deeds with a special sticker or treat. Each year, I get frustrated at the examples provided. Examples of suggested good deeds include making their bed, holding […]

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