Joie d’Eve

My Greatest Blessings

Without any of my trademark cynicism, I can honestly say that my kids are the greatest reason to be thankful.

Wake Up Call

The only benefit to getting me mad about attacks of press freedom


Technology is thwarting my efforts to be a “cool mom.”

Two Bears

A.A. Milne might have been on to something here.

School’s Back In

Sort of? Mostly? In many places? How can we make school zones speeds more obvious?

Areas of Un-Expertise

Summer blog topics I have no idea about: Beachy summer hair Fun flat lays of summer fashion trends Healthy green smoothies Best rosés Flirting with your summer crush Homemade gourmet popsicles These are not things I know anything about anymore…

A Uniform Solution

With Ruby free of the constraints of a school uniform, I have no idea how I will manage.

Giving a Fig

Ways to eat one of NOLA’s most ubiquitous summer delicacies

Lonely in the Middle

Being the caretaker of a sick parent is harder when you’re also the only surviving sibling.