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2018 Lafayette Mom of the Year :: Nominate YOUR Favorite Lafayette Mom TODAY!

2018 Lafayette Mom of the Year Whether she is a stay at home mom, work from home mom or working mom, her “job” involves so much more than the title implies. She’s the family nurse and the keeper of the calendar. She’s the meal planner and the chef. She’s the chauffeur, the referee, the laundromat, the travel agent. She’s […]

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For Mamas Searching for Answers

I see you, Mama, with your precious boy with the long eyelashes and beautiful smile. He says “Hello” and “Yes Ma’am” and even says grace before his meals. He gives bear hugs and sweet kisses and tells you how much he loves you. He apologizes for keeping you up at night and fixes breakfast for […]

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Pacque-ing {A Cajun Easter Tradition}

South Louisiana is known for some weird traditions. At Christmastime, we let Madame Grands Doigts — a witch with long fingers — come into our home to deliver goodies into stockings hung by the chimney with care. We boil and eat something literally called a MudBug. We made Mardi Gras a “thing,” and we chase […]

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Dear Moms :: We’re In This Together; It’s Time to Start Acting Like It

It was a warm summer day in 2017 when my family got the craving for some pizza. No normal delivery-chain pizza would do; no, we wanted something special. Something customizable. We wanted Pizza Artista. But of course, we didn’t all want to go sit and eat AT the restaurant – we wanted to stuff our […]

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