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Cheetah

by Adela Baker, CACP   My third grader had to take a timed multiplication quiz. He had to complete 100 problems, from 0-12 times tables, in under three minutes. People, I didn’t know if I could do this either...

ADHD is not a disability. It is a gift!

by Adela Baker, CACP   I often get called by parents who at their wit’s end with their ADHD kid. I listen to their litany of complaints and the sob stories of IEPs, social anxieties, gaming addictions, evil t...
Tracy Breaux's Tribe

Finding Your Tribe

These are my people. This is my tribe. Of these people, I am certain.   When I was a new mom, I found myself at home for the first time in years with a very difficult baby and friends who I had less and less ...

Valentine’s Day credo by Tracy Breaux

No Red Hearts Allowed   Valentine’s Day is here. I’m going to go ahead and admit this. I’m a big, fat Valentine’s Day Scrooge. I suck at the whole red hearts and cards containing love sonnets thing. Love...

Making Merry in the Museum!

Tis the season to be jolly! This month, let’s look at some festive works of art as we celebrate the many reasons to be joyous this season.   When I’m in the galleries, I like to use my imagination and come up...

This New Orleans Boy Doesn’t Belong There

This blog is not easy. It’s ugly and raw. It’s truthful and painful and so very, very sad. It is an enormous deviation from my regular content. It’s every bit not at all about me and entirely about me a...
Heart-Tracy with her daughters

Heart

My 7 year old daughters are really just barely "twins" these days.  It wasn't always this way.  These two had to match down to the socks for the first five years of their lives.  People assumed that I dressed t...
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The City Can Be Your Classroom

An ideological leap that every new homeschooler makes is around WHERE homeschooling happens, and that it is not restricted to your home. We’ve mentioned parkschooling, because that happens a lot in the cooler m...
feeling thankful with New Orleans Art Museum

Feeling Thankful at NOMA

During this time of year, I feel especially thankful for all of my family and friends. The people in my life have helped me become the person that I am today, and I am grateful for them! With this in mind, I t...

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