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We’re FIVE Lafayette Moms Stronger :: Meet Our New Contributors

We are thrilled to introduce our community to FIVE new members of the Lafayette Moms Blog team. Each one is a dynamic, warm and inspiring Acadiana mom, and we can’t wait for you all to get to know them both online and in person at any of our upcoming events. We are humbled and honored […]

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

Some of my fondest childhood memories are of my mother or Nana taking my sister and me to the library. I would walk around in wonder as I perused the titles. I have always loved to read and back then, I could devour multiple books a week. Because of this, it has always been so […]

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Cutest Ragin Cajun Fan Photo Contest

At last, college football is finally here! And what could be more exciting than tailgating with our friends and families before heading to Cajun Field to watch the Ragin’ Cajuns play this fall?! We are pretty excited over here at Lafayette Moms Blog and have been dressing our kids in red and white for a few weeks now! […]

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In This House, We Choose Compassion :: Talking to Kids About Poverty and Privilege

I’m not really sure of exactly when I became aware of how cold the world can be, but wow. It’s rough out there! I attended a Continuing Education Event at The Family Tree  about the dynamics of poverty. Seeing the statistics about poverty in Louisiana really opened my eyes! Check out The National Center for Children […]

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September

Lafayette Moms Need to Know Guide :: Your Guide for Things to do in September

While we may be begging for pumpkins and cooler weather, it’s likely that you’re still rocking white jeans, have ordered an extra stroller fan, and are wondering if your barista can make an iced pumpkin spiced latte. While the school routines are starting to sink in and the newness and excitement of a new teacher […]

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Blueberry Picking :: A Louisiana Summer Tradition {& Easy Fresh Blueberry Recipes}

I’ve kept this gem a secret long enough; it’s time to share it with you mommas. There’s this little treat of a place called Bayou Blues Blueberry Farm in Broussard. Our family began the tradition of picking blueberries at the farm 3 years ago after I stumbled across their Facebook page during prime picking season. […]

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Show Me Your Basket! {Meal Planning Basics}

Summertime is here!!! We are chillaxing and playing and summer camping and sprinkling and swimming. For me, this lack of structure is stressful. I thrive on ordered days and schedules. One of the ways I maintain a level of control is to continue with my menu planning. There are three reasons why I choose to […]

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June

Lafayette Moms Need to Know Guide :: Your Guide for Things to Do in June

Welcome sweet, sweet summertime. Bring on the splash pads, snoballs, slip and slides, and shades! The pace of June is just slow enough to let us set our own pace and schedule. Beat the heat by finding some great indoor activities, or see what outdoor adventures you might find with the help of this handy […]

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2018 Best Acadiana Dad :: Nominate YOUR Favorite Acadiana Dad

2018 Best Acadiana Dad :: Nominate YOUR Favorite Acadiana Dad With Father’s Day right around the corner, we wanted to take some time to focus on those dads in our lives who are there for us day in and day out, without hesitation.  They inspire us and encourage us. They lift us up and challenge us. […]

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