Melba’s restaurant partnered with Manard Law to fight child hunger in New Orleans. No child will be turned away

Melba’s restaurant is a neighborhood spot known for dishing out New Orleans favorites such as overstuffed shrimp Po-Boys, Red Beans & Rice, Gumbo, Breakfast and much more is doing their the best to stay on top of the game where the coronavirus is concerned. In addition to ensuring that everyone that enters his establishment has measures in place to avoid the spreading of the COVID-19, … Continue reading Melba’s restaurant partnered with Manard Law to fight child hunger in New Orleans. No child will be turned away

How The Grinch Stole Christmas – Monday, December 23, 2019, 5:00 PM – The Orpheum Theater | New Orleans

THE ORPHEUM THEATER PRESENTS Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas   TODAY IS THE DAY!! Join us for hot chocolate, popcorn, games, prizes, and a FREE screening of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! There are no tickets or RSVP’s for this event – seating is first come first served, so arrive early! DOORS: 5 PM SCREENING: 6 PM Secret special holiday guests … Continue reading How The Grinch Stole Christmas – Monday, December 23, 2019, 5:00 PM – The Orpheum Theater | New Orleans

NORD Commission Halloween Activities

Movies in the park is back with the classic Halloween film Hocus Pocus Come out to Rosa F. Keller Library, Oct. 25. Movies start at dusk between 6:15-6:30 PM. Pre show fun begins one hour before movie start time with field games and activiities. #NORD #cityofFUN Teen Halloween DanceGet Ghoulish at the 2019 Teen Halloween Dance Bring your friends to celebrate All Hallows Eve with … Continue reading NORD Commission Halloween Activities

My NOLA Life: Teen Mom to Successful Entrepreneur

I never looked back over my life and said “I made it from being a teen mom, pregnant at 16, then again at 17 and my road to entrepreneurship. I just kept getting up after every time some situation or someone pushed me down. Some times it was harder to get myself up out of my pit of despair. when I hit rock bottom it was actually my children who were my light, they help dig me out. And since feeling the cold hard ground upon my skin it’s my kids whose words of encouragement keep me from falling back in.  There’s nothing like having a tiny human being cheering you on and I owe so much to them. Continue reading My NOLA Life: Teen Mom to Successful Entrepreneur

My Nola Life : Teen Mother of a babygirl with hydrocephlaus

The birth of my daughter I was finally brought onto the ward as my daughter’s daddy walked in with his best friend, they had cigars and some flowers. Why? He was four years older than me. At the time he was 20 yrs old, did not know half about having a baby either, besides creating one and being excited about having a baby. I’m convinced … Continue reading My Nola Life : Teen Mother of a babygirl with hydrocephlaus

Remembering my baby girl, My’Tae Antionette. Shame and embarrassment silenced me from saying her name.

This will be my first time speaking of this ever in life, and as I share, I hope I can free myself from twenty-eight years of guilt and pain. I have asked God and My’Tae for forgiveness, and some years ago, I had the same dream about being pregnant, giving birth, and burying my baby over and over again. A voice told me I was too young to know what was going on with my body, nor did I have a clue about sex, and that I had been forgiven at the very moment I was going through it. It helped some, but still… Continue reading Remembering my baby girl, My’Tae Antionette. Shame and embarrassment silenced me from saying her name.

New Orleans Children’s Business Fair

Hi Everyone, After drinking almost two gallons of lemonade on National Lemonade Day and seeing the proud young faces, I researched how to plan a Kids PopUp and found Acton. With school at it’s in and several summer programs have been cut, like the one in St. Roch I thought this would give them a creative outlet as well as make a few dollars. I’m … Continue reading New Orleans Children’s Business Fair