Tessa Stuard

Born and raised in Baton Rouge, currently living in Central, LA with my family. I am married to my husband of 7 years, Alva. We have four children, Jakoby (6), twins-Kirby and Camp (4), and Ella Ray (1). I am a Pediatric RN, BSN turned stay at home mom. I am an extreme extrovert that loves spending time with my hubby, kiddos, camping, mani/pedis, crafts, sushi, watching baseball and pretty much anything that gives me a good excuse to have a margarita!

Social Media Has Broken Our Social Filters

If you need a filter to make something look perfect, social media is where it’s at. It can make you look however you want to look. Completely unrecognizable. On the other side of the...

Easter Basket Ideas::No Candy Edition

I know that Easter is usually all about chocolate bunnies and lots of candy, but I have been trying to limit sugar and dyes for my kids recently because I have noticed a huge...

Disruptive Mood Disorder: How We Try To Make it a Little Less Disruptive!

Family Rules We implemented a list of three family rules that were most important to our family. We read them to the kids to let them know the expectations and also the consequences for breaking...

Caring: It’s What’s For Dinner

When I had my twins, my cousin and her husband made an insane amount of frozen chicken enchiladas to have in the freezer. It was probably one of the most caring and best things...

A Mom’s Day / Night Out in Downtown Baton Rouge

First off, let me start by saying…DO THIS! It was the most refreshing and refilling 24 hours of my life! I had mom guilt leaving but when I returned, I was a better wife...

Who Knew That Some Paper Hearts Could Give So Much Grace?!?

Y’all-I saw someone on a Facebook post that they put paper hearts on their kid's door every day in February. You write on the heart a reason you love them. I know, I know...

A Letter To You, Joey B.

Hey Joey B, Thank you for being someone that we can all look up to! You are the entire package! You are kind, genuine, funny, compassionate, hardworking, and just an overall great guy! Your parents...

Chores: Getting Your Kids Involved

My husband always tells me “We’re just working ourselves out of a job!” Even though, as a mom, those are not the words you want to hear, they are spot on! We are raising...

Easy and Fun Things to Do with Kids In and Around Central

I am a mom of four small kids. We like to do family activities on the weekends. It's nice to get out of the house and do things without breaking the bank for a...