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Allison

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Allison is a New Orleans native and moved to Baton Rouge in 2005. She and her high school sweetheart married in 2006 and have two amazing kids, Avery and Bennett. She works full-time as a pediatric Speech Pathologist and feels that these kids are her second family. She believes that parenting truly is the hardest job in world. She is learning everyday how to balance marriage, kids, work and personal time. She enjoys tailgating for LSU events, soaking in New Orleans culture and being outside with friends and family as much as possible. Allison has a passion for long and usually loud talks with friends over good food and wine, loves photography and escaping into a great book.

My Mommy Thoughts During Stormageddon 2015

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Is it just me or did that storm come out of nowhere? Fortunately it was gone almost as quickly as it arrived, but the aftermath definitely lasted a little longer. Here are a few of the...

Looking Forward to the Next Stage

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I recently had the revelation that my kids are no longer babies. Of course, I have noticed minor maturity changes in their conversation topics, television show choices and Christmas list items. But a few...

Elf: The New Tradition

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A few years ago, I decided to jump on the Elf on the Shelf  (in our house Jake) bandwagon, and I have never looked back. The original concept of the Elf watching the kids and reporting to Santa was...

And The Award Goes To…

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I  know all kids say mean things to their parents from time to time. Mine frequently tell me I am terrible, so I started thinking "What if they gave out Terrible Mom Awards? And if...

LSU Tailgating {A Family Affair}

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My husband and I have always strived to teach our children to love and live the local culture. In Baton Rouge, that means tailgating. Both of my children were around six months old for...

Turn Your Good Deed Thoughts Into Action

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"It's the thought that counts." We have all heard that saying, but did you ever consider that maybe our society THINKS too much and doesn't actually ACT? So often we think we support each other;...

A Letter to My Kids’ Teachers

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Dear Teachers- Thank you for choosing this life path. This career is underappreciated in many ways. Please know that I appreciate, respect and admire your dedication to the future of our world. I hope to...

Talking to Your Child About Kids With Special Needs

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If it hasn’t happened yet, it will. There will be one day when your child is introduced to a child in a wheelchair, a child with leg braces, or a child that is nonverbal....

Coming of Age Moments: The First Sleepover

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This last year has been huge as far as watching my little girl turn into a little lady. She started kindergarten, rode on the school bus (which means no car seat or seatbelt), took...