Ages and Stages


What is a Midwife?

Today’s post is the first in a series written by the Nurse Midwives that work in the Ochsner Medical Center North Shore (located in Slidell). Today’s moms have more choices than ever and at Northshore Parent we want to help make you aware of as many of them as possible….




Planning a Wedding {Tricks and Tips}

It’s spring and flowers are starting to bloom. The weather is lovely, for now, and annoying insects like termites, love bugs, and mosquitoes have yet to come out in full force. All that and the arrival of our baby in January, has inspired our wedding plans. The trend with wedding…



Nesting

Or a desperate attempt to make everything fit. The nesting bug has really bitten me good.  Nothing too crazy – I’m not trying to renovate my house or anything, although I always have ideas for that, too – but reorganizing areas that have basically been left to collect dust for…


Banishing Morning Mayhem

So. . . does this describe your mornings? You wake up late (forgot to set your alarm), kids are asking where their uniforms/shoes are, lunches aren’t packed and there goes the bus. After dropping the kids at school you drive through somewhere because you are hungry. You are running late…