Meet Mompreneur Michelle Ingram of Zeus’ Place

Michelle Ingram had long been passionate about helping animals when she decided to open Zeus’ Place, a pet grooming and boarding business on Freret Street. The former network administrator had just been through...
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Meet Mompreneur Megan Forman of Gracious Bakery

Megan Forman always knew she wanted to bake for a living. After graduating from the New England Culinary Institute and working in kitchens in New York City, she returned to her hometown of New Orleans and spent...

Meet Our Bloggers

We've carefully curated our bloggers and have found wonderful spokespeople for different areas in our community.    If you'd like to join our bloggers or have suggestions for new topics please contact us at i...

Happy, Healthy and Holistic

  How these local parents are taking a natural approach to treating their children’s illnesses                        Tammy Fisse had nearly given up on finding a treatment that would help soothe her dau...

Meet Mompreneur Dora Cullen of Shoe-Nami

Dora Cullen was working in real estate and ready to start a family when her sister, Popi Nicopoulos, suggested opening a shoe store together. Though she had studied art history, anthropology and archaeology at ...

Keeping the Peace

How to deal with toddler temper tantrums in public If you’re a parent, you’ve faced the dilemma of dealing with a child’s challenging behavior in public. And chances are there have been times when you wished t...
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Stepmonster No More 

Meet two mothers who cherish the stepmoms in their children’s lives  Stepmother. Often preceded by the word “evil.” It’s Cinderella’s fault, she of the ragged dress and thankless tasks, set to spend all eterni...

Letting Go Again 

Purging your home of childhood artifacts doesn’t mean erasing the memories  About four years ago I wrote about letting go when it was time for my daughter, Olivia, to move away to college.   Much to my surpri...