Katie Matherne

Originally from Thibodaux, Louisiana, Katie has been living in Baton Rouge (again) since 2014. She is married to her husband of five years, Cody, and they are parents to the active and adorable Graham (4) and Emile (2). They recently added identical twins, Felix and Henry in February 2021. Katie graduated from Nicholls State University with a degree in Government, then went to L.S.U. Law school and finished in 2011. She practiced law in both the private and state sectors, but has been at home with her boys since 2016. In her free time, Katie enjoys exercising, going on adventures with her family, getting manis and pedis and watching cooking competitions on Food Network.

I Love Homemade Halloween Costumes

So I am fully aware that Halloween is October 31st, but I think about Halloween costumes pretty much year round. I love planning what we’ll dress up as especially since having kids. I’ve come...

A Letter to my Kindergartener

My biggest boy, my first born, my little big man …. in just a few days, you will start Kindergarten. Gulp. I’m still not sure how we’re here already. Feels like yesterday we were...

Chugga Chugga Choo Choooo…Our Grand Canyon Adventure

We recently took our two big boys on a trip to the Grand Canyon for July 4th weekend and to celebrate Graham’s 5th birthday, which was July 3rd. The boys have been really interested...

A Lot Can Happen in 12 Minutes…The Birth of my Twins

It was a Thursday morning, and I was scheduled to be induced the following Tuesday. I went to my Maternal Fetal Medicine appointment as usual. The ultrasound revealed Baby B was measuring a lot...

Siiilent Nap, Hoooly Nap…Allll is Calm, Whaaat was That?!

It was a Saturday in April. It was somewhat cloudy outside. A terrible storm passed through the night before, and my two big boys woke up super early that morning. Almost all six of...

It’s Noon and I Haven’t Brushed My Teeth

I still cannot believe I had TWINS roughly two months ago, but here I am knee-deep in diapers (I should also mention that I have a 2.5-year-old still in diapers) and bottles. Literally, there...

Get a Nugget For Your Nuggets

We got our nugget from my parents for Christmas 2019. I had seen one friend mention getting it for her son on Facebook, and I told my mom I thought it would be a...

Just Keep Swimming…Safely! Why I Chose ISR

Summer is quickly approaching and since I’ll be welcoming two new babes in the next four weeks, I’ve been trying to get as much done as possible in terms of scheduling summer camps and...

Natural Birth: My Top 3 Tips

Welp, here I am, almost 30 weeks pregnant with twins! It’s truly crazy how fast it has flown by. As the months have passed, I’ve talked to my doctors, read a book or two,...

An Ode to My Ride or Die

“Ride or die- When you are willing to do anything for someone you love or someone you really appreciate in your life; the person who you stand by in any problem and vice versa”...

Dreaming of Hawaii…and Reconnecting with My Husband

As the song goes, “I’m dreaming of a white Christmasss…,” but in my mind, I am currently picturing white sand and blue water. Unfortunately, the holidays can be a stressful time for many even...

Minivan Mafia

Well, the day that I always thought would never come has arrived: I’m getting a minivan. Yes, you read that correctly. A minivan…also known as a “swagger wagon,” “loser cruiser,” and “mom-mobile.” It’s funny...