Changing Your Routine While Keeping the Peace :: A Family Dynamic Shifted

Change is good. With change comes growth. A new season in life that presents budding possibilities but is also partnered with many struggles and obstacles to an otherwise accustomed way of being. So, it comes as no surprise when I tell you we recently changed our family’s routine; turned it on it’s head really, and […]

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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 FanPhoto Contest

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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Be My Friend, Just Bring Take Out

Phone beeps … new text message pops up from the friend I love with no kids.  “Hey! Do you want to plan to take Poppy to dinner tonight about 6:30? It’ll be fun.”   Honest to God, my first thought through my head is is that it’s 8:30 am. AM.  IN THE MORNING! . I can’t […]

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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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Knowing the Signs and Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

Knowing the Signs and Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Women’s & Children’s Hospital and written by Dr. Ralph Chesson, OB-GYN, Urogynecologist. Knowing the Signs and Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer Catching ovarian cancer early can save your life. Know when to call your doctor. Ovarian cancer is the No. 5 cause of cancer death among U.S. women. In 2018 […]

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Second Trimester / Bed Rest Must Haves

Let me start this off by explaining that I did not have your typical second trimester. The first month of it was pretty chill, but due to my cute little incompetent cervix, I was put on modified bed rest from around 19 weeks on. Modified bed rest meaning that I do not have to sit […]

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