Articles by Aimee


Ways to Wear Out Your Kids When You’re Stuck Inside

Y’all. This RAIN. So much for my plans of long mornings in the backyard, eating lunch outside and then everyone taking a great nap. This near constant rain has seriously put a cramp in our summer style and left all of us scrambling for something to do. Yes, I know…


5 Netflix Picks for Preschoolers

Ahh, summertime. While the rest of the country is defrosting and getting outside, we’re entering our hot and rainy season. When it’s nice enough to go outside, it’s too hot, and when it’s not blistering hot, that means it’s raining. It can be tough for kids who are out of…


A Parent’s Perspective on OIT

This week is food allergy awareness week. This week is also the last week of kindergarten for my peanut allergic daughter. The process of choosing a school for a child with a serious food allergy is difficult and, in the end, we chose a school that was not the best…


5 Reasons It’s Great to Have a Germaphobe Friend

You may or may not have gathered from my norovirus post that I’m a germaphobe. Norovirus is my #1 enemy but I’m squeamish about pretty much all germs. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not uptight about dirt. I love that my kids come home from school with hands that are…


Norovirus: What to do when it comes for you

Few words can strike fear into my heart like the word “norovirus.” Once, I was among the norovirus uninitiated. I had heard stories of “norwalk virus” on cruise ships, and I had probably had a “stomach flu” a time or two, but I never gave it much thought. And then,…


How to Cut the Cable Cord

The clock strikes midnight on December 31 and, suddenly, the world goes from happy holiday excess to new year austerity. Commercials for those weird candies that seem to only exist at Christmastime are replaced with commercials for gyms and weight loss programs and, most everyone is motivated to be their…


Harvest Cup Polo 2016

Polo. The sport of kings. The only kings we have here in South Louisiana are of the Mardi Gras variety, but, did you know there is an annual polo tournament held every November and hosted by the Junior League of Greater Covington? This year was their 20th anniversary, and I…


Haydel’s Hand Pies {The Local Dish}

I have a confession, y’all:   I have a Hubig’s Pie in my freezer.   From 2012.   I put it aside after the Great Pie Fire of 2012 with the intent of saving it for a special occasion. Except, it’s one of the last Hubig’s Pies on earth, so…


Introducing Vintage Mint

This post is brought to you by Vintage Mint.  Northshore Parent is committed to being the best local resource for families in the area. Personally, I am committed to finding the best and cutest children’s clothing. These two things came together when I was introduced to Vintage Mint boutique, owned…