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I Ain’t No Mardi Gras Mama

As a child in South Louisiana, my family didn’t Mardi Gras too much. We usually went to one parade besides our shoe-box-float school parade. We picked up some boudin, drank some Coke, and ate some king cake. C’est tout fini.  As I entered into young adulthood, ERRRRRRYBODY LOOOOOOVED Mardi Gras. They were naked wasted at […]

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ScreamWorthy

A Day in the Life :: When My Children Learned the True Meaning of Emergency

Like all Mamas of Littles, this Mama hears a lot of screaming during her day. Like a lot. Blood-curdling, horror-movie-caliber screams. Screaming because brother put his feet on her chair. Screaming because Sister ate the last Cheeto. Screaming because sister took her toy and won’t give it back. And with each scream comes my reply, […]

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Sorority Life

Sorority Life :: How Being in a Sisterhood Prepared Me for Motherhood

Think of a sorority. Your mind probably pictured a perfectly put together group of young girls with Greek letters across their shirts “woo-ing” with one arm up in the air and solo cups in the other. Am I right?… Most likely. What if I told you that my sorority experience at UL actually provided me […]

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