Nicole Tucker

Waco, Texas

Waco, Texas Is a Fun Couples Getaway

Whether you are new to living in Baton Rouge with kids or have been in the area a while, welcome to Red Stick Mom! Red Stick Mom is the premier parenting website for Baton...

It’s Not You, It’s Me :: Every Child is Different

"It's not you, it's me" is the cliché phrase we have all heard during a sappy breakup scene on a show or movie, in a breakup song or a romance novel. The phrase is so...

Figuring Out Holiday Traditions

Growing up, my family didn’t necessarily have traditions for the holidays. We always woke up to my mom cooking Christmas dinner while we opened up Christmas gifts or we always went to my grandmother's...

Marriage After Kids :: Adding Fuel to the Fire

We all grew up with a parent or a grandparent that has told us at least once, if not several times, to stop "adding fuel to the fire." Typically this phrase was told to...

Why Lunch is a Mom’s Favorite Meal

Before I had my child, I had a friend of mine tell me that lunch was her favorite meal. I didn't quite understand that and when we went out to lunch, she was happy...

3.5 Hours :: The Amount of Time Spent With My Child Everyday

The Amount of Time Spent With My Child Everyday After taking 12 grateful weeks off for maternity leave a year ago, I had the same feeling every working mom has when we go back to...

Lizzo Lessons on Being 100% That Mom

I know you all read the title of this post and thought "I'm so sick of Lizzo." However, whether you are a Lizzo fan or not, she 100% gets a few things about being...

The Night We Almost Became Another Statistic

After a full day of work for both me and my husband, an almost full day of daycare for our 14-month old, two stops for gas and food, and unexpected traffic, we had been...

Back to School and Back to Traffic

1 hour, 13 min to work. All lanes blocked on I-110 southbound. Accident on I-10 West, take an alternate route. 1 hour, 26 minutes to home. We all receive the traffic alerts that pop up...