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Stacy Wilson

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

JoJo is Coming! {Don’t Tell My Kid}

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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

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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

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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

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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....

Rethinking Adoption {Considering What is Best for the Child}

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As an infant, I was adopted into a loving family. I was raised to be just another member of the family - my mom even forgetting that we weren't biologically related at times (like...

Teaching Big Sisterhood

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My friends jokingly refer to my 4 year old, Charlie, as a professional big sister. As a foster family, we have shared our home with 10 children in addition to our two biological girls....

Making Grocery Stores Less Painful

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We have a 4 yr old, a 2 yr old, and 2 babies ... grocery shopping can get CRAZY. And don't even think about looking to Pinterest - I don't have the time or...