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Dylan Moses- 8th Grade Football Phenom?

As a parent it’s a dream for your child to get offered a college scholarship. The parents of Dylan Moses must be elated.  Their son an 8th grader from Baton Rouge, La has already been offered EIGHT!!! The 6’1″, 215-pound 8th grader is being recruited by some of the top football programs in the nation. […]

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Don’t Tell Me Happy Father’s Day

Don’t tell me “Happy Father’s Day“. Yes I watch SportsCenter, pee in the shower, and hate changing the empty toilet paper roll but I am not a man. Yes I’ve taught my sons how to throw a ball, kick a ball, catch a ball. Yes I’ve taught my sons to pee standing/sitting/by a tree/behind a […]

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Back to School Mom

Just call me Thornton Mellon. After 15 years I’ve gone back to school. WOW!  Things sure have changed. One of the hardest adaptations for me: ONLINE TEXTBOOKS.  Bleh. When I graduated undergrad pretty much the only people who had a laptop were the same ones who had a private plane. I never would have thought […]

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Patrick Peterson Gets Tough Love

I recently talked about how I withheld Mo from a weekend of soccer due to unacceptable grades. I got mixed feedback for doing this. Some parents thought I was being over the top for disciplining my 8 year old, while others said they understood. When I heard Patrick Peterson’s story, it made me smile. Former […]

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MBA…Here I Come

Six days before my 39th birthday I got some great news…I’m accepted into the Flores MBA Program at LSU. As I sat on the floor watching Scooby Doo with Bronson I tearfully read my acceptance letter. It was definitely a surreal moment. After all, getting my MBA has been a thought long before Mo and […]

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PACKiT Mini Cooler

Mo and B have pretty much cruised through a year of school with their PACKiT lunchboxes. I am quite pleased they lasted this long, but my fave part is that they don’t have that funky lunchbox smell. The boys and I were super happy when PACKiT sent us 2 Mini Coolers. It has the same […]

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Mama Drama At National Signing Day

The 1st Wednesday of every February is National Signing Day. HIgh school athletes across the United States sign a Letter of Intent to attend a college. It is a huge deal. Young men and women have worked hard many years to attain athletic success and this is their day of recognition for a college scholarship. […]

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What Is National Signing Day?

It’s that time of year… The 1st Wednesday of February. No, not Groundhog Day, it’s National Signing Day. College athletes are able to sign a National Letter of Intent to play a sport at a college. Many of the nation’s best high school athletes have made VERBAL commits, but this is the day to seal […]

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Nora’s Playdate Rules

Bronson is a really easy kid. He’s nice, funny, independent, and listens pretty decent for a preschooler. These fine qualities have made him very popular for playdates. He has quickly become a Playdate Kingpin at his school. Playdate requests come flooding in so much that Bronson has taken the liberty of arranging his own social […]

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Bye Bye Baby Pooch, Hello 10 Minute Ab Workout

As a mom, no matter how much of the baby weight we lose, many of us still struggle with the good ole baby pooch. You know, that little area of “love” that accumulates just below the belly button. I’m no fitness expert, but moms are always asking for suggestions to lose baby weight and get […]

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