Melissa Fleming

Melissa Fleming lives in Prairieville, Louisiana with her husband, Blake, and their three beautiful daughters: Evelyn (5), Clara (3), and Chloe (2). She graduated from LA Tech with a B.A. in journalism and then earned her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in counselor education from UNO. She is the owner of MWF Counseling, LLC. In between seeing clients and chasing toddlers, she enjoys watching Real Housewives and drinking as much caffeinated tea as possible.

Perfect Bacon for Exhausted Moms Who Hate to Cook

It is comical that I, a mom free of any culinary ability, would offer up a recipe blog. You should probably not ask me for advice on how to make dinner for your children....

Non-Expert Advice for Taking Toddlers to Disney World

It’s 2022 and people are ready to get back to making childhood milestones happen, like the family trip to Disney World. We JUST got back (like much of Louisiana), and I thought I would...

You Have Siblings, and You’re Welcome

Siblings. Overwhelming love, endless chores, an immediate and complete shift in lifestyle. Siblings don’t just happen. Brothers and sisters are earned joy. Before you have children, it is easy to romanticize pregnancy and dream up...

How to Be an Emotionally Intelligent Mom

Emotional intelligence is a buzzword these days for a reason. “Emotional intelligence” is a term coined by Peter Salovey and John Mayer (uber fancy academic psychologists) to attempt to describe what researchers have been trying...

Solo Parent: Week On/ Week Off

It may take two to make a baby, but not every family has two parents on hand to raise the babies. I am an offshore wife, married to a man who works and lives on...