Stacy Wilson

Stacy is married to John, and mother to four girls, all ages 6 and under. They are a foster family and are passionate about serving children and families in need. Stacy has a Master's Degree in Education from LSU, but has chosen to take a break from teaching in the classroom to work part-time, while focusing on family.

I Didn’t Know I Had Anxiety

This has been a rough year for me. With several heavy issues in my lap, I was struggling more than I ever had. When it got to the point where I felt like I...

Encouraging Men to Engage

For so long, I have been told that men need positive reinforcement in order to help around the house and with the children. Want him to help more? Praise him for taking out the trash! Thank...

Leave the Dishes

One of my sweet friends invited a group of us over for a playdate. The kids were having a blast in the playroom while the moms sipped coffee and chatted in the living room....

The  Vulnerable Place of Finding Yourself

For the last several years, I have pretty much just been Mom. I love that title, I love my girls. But having young kids (ages 5, 3, 2, and 1 here) means that I’ve...

We are a Therapy Family

We love therapy. There. I said it. Special instruction / general physical therapy? Intensive trauma therapy? Counseling for anxiety? Speech therapy? It may seem intense. (If you're counting, that's 7 therapy sessions a week!) But we believe that early...

JoJo is Coming! {Don’t Tell My Kid}

My husband called me over excitedly, "LOOK!" JoJo Siwa is coming to New Orleans. Our kid is obsessed. She is having a JoJo birthday party, has touched every piece of JoJo merch in Target. She has taught...

Don’t Forget to Dream

As a mom to four littles, I am always exhausted. I am caught up in the day to day: the cleaning, the consequences, the snuggles and the laughter. I plan play dates and parties,...

The Roller Coaster of Foster Care

We have the sweetest little girl living with us. She came to us from the hospital after birth, a teeny tiny little peanut. She is now a roly poly toddler. We lovingly call her...

Getting Thanksgiving Right in Schools

My kindergartener came home from school yesterday and in telling me about her day, said something to this effect:  "The pilgrims came over on ships, and they were on the ships for a really long time....