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This hard-to-find Riverfront  print is back! This popular waterfront scene depicts the French Quarter, Jackson Square, the Moonwalk, Jax Brewery, the Steamboat Natchez, Cafe du Monde, and more. Makes a great souvenir or gift for anyone who has been to New Orleans. Print measures 12" x 36". * Artist will personalize on request at no extra charge.
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Does anyone else struggle to find ways to entertain their children? (Especially during the loooong summer vacation!) We have a little camp scheduled here and there and find time to visit the library each week. But inevitably ...
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I'm not an expert in child development, but I do have 10 years' experience as a parent. In that time I've made plenty of mistakes. But I've also made enough observations about what works and what doesn't to streamline and sim...
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Motherhood is the toughest job I've ever loved.
Introduction
I'm a mother, wife, daughter, freelance writer, occasional blogger and amateur photographer. You know that expression "Jack of all trades, master of none"? That's me. I'm a total dabbler.
Bragging rights
I'm the creator of NOLAlphabet, the original New Orleans architectural alphabet: http://www.nolaframing.com/NOLAlphabet.html
Education
  • Benjamin Franklin High School
    1987 - 1990
  • Louisiana State University
    Communications / Broadcast Journalism, 1991 - 1993
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    1990 - 1991
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Once Upon a Mom
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This is the story of an imperfect but well-intended mom who found herself through the work of guiding, shaping, and loving her two children.

Playing Favorites
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We hear about siblings claiming their parents have a favorite child. But what happens when a child has a favorite parent?

One Mother, Two Distinctly Different Children
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My children are polar opposites. I am only one person with one view of the world and one skill set. So how do I go about parenting these two

5 Ways to Streamline Parenting
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I'm not an expert in child development, but I do have 10 years' experience as a parent. In that time I've made plenty of mistakes. But I've

6 Things To Do With Children When There's Nothing To Do
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Does anyone else struggle to find ways to entertain their children? (Especially during the loooong summer vacation!) We have a little camp s

Why I love My Daughter's Best Friends
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C & my daughter, friends from the start. Each of my daughter's friends is unique and has her own strengths and funny little quirks. I am gra

Why You Shouldn't Edit Yourself
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Image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net Like so many in my circle, I'm a conscientious parent. I do my best to keep informed about parenting

4 Free Toys Every Child Needs
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The last few weeks, I've explored both heirloom toys and toys of a less fancy ilk. Today I'm touching upon a fun topic: Toys that are absolu

5 Economical Must-Have Toys
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In my last post I explored heirloom toys. I would be remiss if I didn't add a few other, more economical choices to the list. Even though th

6 Heirloom Toys You Can't Do Without
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Anyone who's been to my house can tell you what a sucker I am for heirloom toys. They're like little works of art designed to make everyone

Why I love My Daughter's Best Friends
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C & my daughter, friends from the start. Each of my daughter's friends is unique and has her own strengths and funny little quirks. I am gra

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Tuesday Baby Link Up: Week 45
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Here I have been wishing for fall so hard and now it is summer all over again. Our weather has been so wacky this year since this is the hot

What to do when your kids are bored - Guest post by Charis by Design
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Summer is coming to an end and so are all the fun activities of playing in the pool, park, and eating BBQ. It was raining all day yesterday

Waldorf vs. Montessori Part II
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In my last post, I explored some of the ways Waldorf and Montessori differ. Even though it was a somewhat lengthy post, I wasn't able addres

Renewal Magazine Feature: A Day in a Waldorf Kindergarten
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Written for the national publication, Renewal Magazine, this piece paints a picture of what it's like to spend the day in a Waldorf Kinderga

Trying On Bathing Suits; Never What I Expect
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I get these random bits of self confidence before I go and purchase a new bathing suit. I always think "I'm going to find the perfect one th

Controlled Chaos: It's My Birthday!
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Welcome to The (Mommy)Kerrie Show: A Travel Widow's Love Story. I'm a WAHM who homeschools her 5 munchkins with a huge dose of humor. I say

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