Family Life, Me Time, Parenting

Mom About Town: Dr. Gretchen Juncker Ferraro

Gretchen Juncker Ferraro, DDS, and her husband, Nolan Ferraro, have two children: Eva, 19 months and Levi, 4 months. She is the owner and dentist of Sweet Tooth Dental–a cosmetic and family dental practice that sees patients of all ages. Even after practicing for 17 years, she still looks forward to growing as a practitioner; always learning new, exciting treatment techniques using advanced dental technology to provide the best possible care for her patients.

5 Things I’m Loving Right Now

Family Time
As a family with littles, we are mostly just enjoying our time together as a family. My husband and I had been married for 10 years before adopting our first child, so soaking in every moment with her and her brother has been so enjoyable. We like to spend time at home in our backyard or going to our family’s summer camp in Mississippi.

We went on our first vacation as a family of four this past summer to Perdido Key, FL. As most moms can relate, it wasn’t much of a relaxing vacation for us, but it was such a joy seeing Eva playing in the waves and sand for the first time! And Levi enjoyed a dip in the pool!

Date Night
It’s important for Nolan and I to still have our date nights! With the help of family and friends, we have still been able to slip away for an adult dinner with just the two of us or with friends. Some of our favorite neighborhood spots are Rock N Sake, Brasa, Ye Olde College Inn, and R&O’s.

NOLA Favorites
We have recently enjoyed bringing them to do fun things around the city. We love bringing them to Creole Creamery or a visit to either Storyland or the Louisiana Children’s Museum. When at the museum, we usually grab a bite to eat at Acorn. It’s such a fun environment, and the food is great for both parents and children!

This winter we are looking forward to the holidays. Thanksgiving is such a great time to reflect on the many reasons we have to be thankful, and we are so excited for Christmas with having two children this year. With Eva being a year older, we know it’s going to be so much fun seeing the Spirit of Christmas through her eyes!

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