Babies

How to Bring a Baby to the Beach

Planning for a beach trip used to mean packing a bag and beach chair for yourself, and identifying the nearest grocery and liquor stores. But once you have a baby, you have to plan to tow a lot more gear with you too. The term “vacation” takes on a whole…


Must Haves for Your NOLA Baby Nursery

There are regular babies and then there are NOLA babies and only you know which kind you’re raising. They are equally adorable but only one has that certain something. They develop their festival chops by three years of age, they believe parades should always throw things and they think people…


Most Popular Louisiana Baby Names

Social Security has finally released the individual state name data for 2015. For a name nerd like myself this is almost as good as Christmas! Do you see any surprises on the list? Any favorites? I love this stuff! Top Boy Names in Louisiana Noah Mason Liam Elijah William Carter…


The Most Popular Baby Names in Louisiana

The social security administration has just released the most-popular baby names in Louisiana for the year 2014. Do you see any favorites on the list? Girls Emma Ava Olivia Sophia Aubrey Harper Amelia Madison Isabella Avery Boys Mason Liam Noah William Elijah John Carter Luke Aiden James   If you’re…


New Orleans-Inspired Monthly Pictures for Baby

I haven’t met my cousin’s wife Sarah in real life, but we “met” on Facebook last year when I profiled her adorable pregnancy announcement. Well she’s actually that creative all the time, and my cousin Richie goes along with it and the results are undeniably adorable. I’ve been waiting since…



Five Perfect Baby Gifts

My social circles have had a baby boom over the last several years. My first instinct for a shower or baby gift is a sweet little smocked outfit, but that’s not everyone’s style, and some of my friends have have more restraint than I and wait until the birth to…


New Mom Brunch Wrap Up

On February 28th we had our first Northshore Parent event of the New Year and it was a total blast! We had over twenty new moms and many, many babies in attendance mingling, shopping, and listening to some great information from our speakers. The day started with mingling with our…



My Babies’ Nurseries

Let’s be honest. Being a new or expecting mother is not always easy. It can be physically and emotionally stressful in so many ways, even when you’re over the moon about your new bundle of joy. But there are some great perks: buying baby clothes is pretty much one of the…