8 Cool Things About LSU Game Day Off Campus

Here at Red Stick Mom, we offer dozens of ideas from diverse perspectives in our mom hacks, tips and tricks category. Curious how to freshen up your skin routine? We suggest you try slugging....

I Need a Wife

I had a revelation yesterday: I need a wife. Huh? Husbands are great for a lot of things. Need the grass cut? Need a light bulb changed or the trash taken out? Get you a husband. But...

40 and Free!

I have a lot of feeling as I rapidly approach my 40th birthday. On one hand, I feel as though I need to desperately cling to my 30’s – much the same way I...

What’s Your Planning Style – From Kids to Pets

I feel like there are three distinct ways people generally go about the decision to have children. In the first way, couples painstakingly plan and wait for what feels like the perfect time. They ensure...

She’s Not Just Yours Anymore

Children grow up. God willing, it’s what they do. As parents this can be difficult to watch, but sometimes it’s hard to figure out why. We want them to grow up and experience the...

A Love Letter To My Husband On Our Anniversary

I can remember being in high school and celebrating a six-month anniversary with my then-boyfriend. I recall thinking that six months was an incredibly long time to be dating someone. There was a sense...

Here’s to You, C-Section Mamas!

Did you know that April is C-section awareness month? I was, as they say, “today years old” when I learned that information despite having had not one, but two Cesareans. My oldest child was...

When Your Child is Conceited

Thanks to the time machine that is Facebook Memories, I recently ran across a pointed rant I posted some six years ago. While there are so many posts I see that make me cringe...

Can I Really Go Back?

I can think of few things as scary as re-entering the workforce after having left a successful career many years ago. Over the years I have often found myself referring to my previous career in...