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Influenza or COVID? Answering Common Questions About Flu Season

in Sponsored Content

In a year that has been dominated by uncertainty from a “novel” virus, one thing that is for sure is that the influenza virus will be making its appearance in the coming weeks. It is important to remember that influenza kills otherwise healthy adults

Waitr Offering Free Grocery Delivery in Baton Rouge in Preparation for Tropical Storm Sally

in Local News

Waitr is offering free grocery delivery to anyone in the Baton Rouge area unable to get to their area grocery or just wanting to stay at home before the storm hits.

Physics Teacher Moves and Motivates Students at Parkview

in Sponsored Content

Sean Gardner, a second-year teacher at Parkview Baptist School, is revolutionizing the structure of a traditional physics class by changing not only the way it is taught, but the way it is graded as well.

Powerful and beautiful postpartum selfies

These 5 Celebrity Mama's are strutting their honest postpartum seflies and we're here for it!

Reading to Bump and Baby

in Health and Wellness, Family Life, Turn the Page

“My four year old reads at a third-grade level,” proudly beams Isaiah F.A. “Yesh” Cohen, Ph.D., a young father of three girls. “As we read certain words Rachel doesn’t know, I write them down so that she can learn them later. We’re working on the low

Your Role in Your Child’s Development of Self-Regulation

in Family Life

What do you want for your child? Most parents would say that they want their child to do well in school and to have friends. A foundational skill that can help your child achieve both is his ability to control impulses, follow directions, and consid

The Health Benefits of Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

In the not-so-distant past, extended families were the norm, with multiple generations residing on the same street, if not in the same house.

Different, Not Less: A Mother’s Advocacy for Her Son with Autism

in Exceptional Lives

A diagnosis of autism can turn a family upside down, and that was the case for William Spiller IV when he was diagnosed at age two. Because he didn’t speak or respond, doctors first thought his hearing was the problem, but an auditory brainstem respo

How to Foster a Love of Music in Children

in Things To Do, Family Life

Music enriches people’s lives in myriad ways. Age is of no consideration when it comes to benefitting from and appreciating music, but it seems that young people in particular have a lot to gain from music education.

Myths Versus Facts: Talking to Kids About Suicide

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

How we talk about suicide with kids is fraught with misconceptions. But as difficult as these conversations might be, our willingness to listen and be direct with our kids can mean the difference between life and death.

Galveston, Texas

in Get Out of Town

When we think about escaping on an island vacation, our thoughts turn towards Hawaii, the Bahamas, or the Caribbean, yet little thought may be given to this island that’s just a day’s drive from Baton Rouge. That’s right–Galveston is an island locate

My Tween Isn’t Interested in Anything!

in Family Life

“Currently, my tween’s activities and hobbies include binge-watching Fuller House.” If this sounds familiar, you may very well be in good company. In some cases, young children and tweens discover interests and hobbies early on; keeping them very occ

Capturing your Child’s Creativity

in Health and Wellness, Things To Do, Family Life

As parents, we witness many indescribable moments because of our children. It doesn’t get much better than watching your own beautiful ballerina pirouette across the stage for the first time, or the way your heart swells when you witness a near perfe

The Arc Seeks Participants for Virtual Dancing For A Cause

in Things To Do

The Arc of East Ascension’s 2020 Dancing For A Cause fundraising event will be held virtually this year. Due to the transition, The Arc of East Ascension is calling for participants.

Norisha Kirts Glover

in Mom or Dad Next Door

As a wife, mother, business owner, and president of the Junior League of Baton Rouge, Norisha Kirts Glover wears a lot of hats. For her, finding the perfect balance between being a working mom and volunteering is challenging, but it’s also rewarding.

The Power of Prayer

in Faith

In the scriptures we read: “The prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective.” James 5:16. The founder of Methodism, John Wesley, said, “Prayer is the grand means of drawing near to God.”

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Alexa Has Manners. Why Don’t My Kids?

in A Day in the Life of Dad

So this just happened. As my wife gets ready in the bathroom, she talks to Alexa to find out the time and weather. And yes, an Alexa is in the bathroom. If you have not done this life hack yet, you really need to try it. Anyway, I listen to this ever

Thomas O’Connor

in One Amazing Kid

When Thomas O’Connor participated in Young Entrepreneurs Academy of Baton Rouge, he didn’t know just how useful his business would be during the global pandemic and its disruptions to learning.

Harmony W.

in Cover Kid

2019-20 Cover Kid Harmony W. felt like a model during her first ever photo shoot. She didn’t want it to end! Harmony hopes to continue modeling, but right now, she’s excited to be back in school so she can make new friends. 

A Lazy Lament: I Hate Making Dinner

in Crafts and Cooking, Family Life, Mari Walker

After months of varying degrees of lockdowns and quarantines, we all have a better idea of what it means to be a stay-at-home parent. And while the time of truly staying home isn’t an accurate picture of normal times when we can actually take our chi

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Things to do around town


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Virtual from 10-11 a.m. Join the Kids' Weekly Challenge. See if you can complete all 10 challenges for the whole week.

Every Sunday

Sat 03 Oct
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BREC’s Highland Road Park Observatory from 2-10 p.m. Join BREC for a marshmallow roast wit...

at BREC’s Highland Road Park Observatory

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Virtual from 10-11 a.m. Join them on the Facebook Group "EBRP Library Kid's Programming" t...

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Every Thursday

Thu 08 Oct
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Bluebonnet Regional Library at 10:30 a.m. The library will show you how to knit your very ...

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