Ages and Stages

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…


Mardi Gras Handprint Craft

You may have noticed that it’s cold. I know. Right now our little one is inside and not feeling up to parading. If you’re doing the same, here’s a great craft you can do with the kids to commemorate Mardi Gras 2015. We used washable ink pads, but washable paint…


Mardi Gras-Inspired Baby Names

If you’re from New Orleans you know that THIS is real most-wonderful time of the year. A city-wide celebration that lasts for two weeks, involves no obligatory gift giving, and no long dinners with boring relatives. Does it get better than that? I don’t think so. Mother Nature doesn’t take holidays,…



Five Fun Ways to Announce Your Pregnancy

Are you expecting? Is someone you know expecting? Today I’m going to show you five ADORABLE ways to announce your pregnancy. Try a Sports Theme. I’ve already introduced you to my creative friend Tisha. When she and her husband announced they were expecting they did it with an tiny black…



Pain Management in Labor

Today we have another post from the midwives at Ochsner North Shore located in Slidell. Karen and Lillian will be working with us over the next few months provided information on pregnancy, labor, and birth, Today they’ll be sharing information on managing pain during labor. ————————————————————————————- Pregnancies last around 40…