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Get Your Read On: How to Reach Your Reading Goals in 2022

in Joy Holden, Turn the Page

If you are like me, you cannot believe that 2022 is actually here. Doesn’t that sound like a made-up year for a Dystopian novel? Now that we are starting fresh again, you may have set some intentions or goals for the year. Perhaps one of your aspirat

Joyful Reads with Joy from December

in Joy Holden, Turn the Page

Hello! I’m Joy, and I love to read. I consider it my greatest talent and favorite hobby. Another one of my preferred pastimes is recommending reads to anyone who is the least bit curious.

Joyful Reads 12 Favorite Books of the Year

in Joy Holden, Turn the Page

Hello! I’m Joy, and I love to read. I consider it my greatest talent and favorite hobby. Another one of my preferred pastimes is recommending reads to anyone who is the least bit curious. Seriously. I am always volunteering book recs to people near m

The Private School Effect: How Private Schools Prepare Students for College

in School

For some students, college is a vital part of their future, and preparing for it is very important if they are to succeed in an environment that is much more academically challenging and rigorous than your typical grade school. That is why it is impo

It's a New Year

in A Day in the Life of Dad

Well if you are reading this, you made it to 2022. Happy New Year!

7 Things to Remember When Your Child Throws a Tantrum

in Baby and Toddler, Health and Wellness, Family Life

When your child throws a tantrum, it is easy to get frustrated, overwhelmed, angry, and embarrassed, especially if the tantrum occurs in public. Unfortunately, the occasional tantrum cannot be avoided. They happen to every parent, but while your chil

Are We Screwing Up the Kids?

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

Um, hello? If you’re joking about being addicted to your smartphone, why are you handing the thing to your two year old?

Shannon McKernan

in Mom or Dad Next Door

Shannon McKernan works as a part-time office coordinator for her husband, Gordon McKernan, though she considers her job as a mom of four children to be the best job. Her children are older now, and they’ve all moved out the house, but she sees her re

Hailey B.

in Cover Kid

2021-22 Cover Kid Hailey B. enjoys staying active and on the go. She had a blast at her photoshoot, posing in silly and sassy ways to get the perfect shot. She’s also in competitive cheerleading and plays basketball and softball. She’s f

Meet Tiger Town’s Keeper: Jennifer Richardson of Keep Tiger Town Beautiful

in Thrive

What might surprise you about mother of three and real estate agent Jennifer Richardson is that she spends her weekends cleaning up litter from some of Baton Rouge’s busiest intersections in hopes of making a difference.

The Secret Formula for a Happy Marriage

in The Last Word

To nurture our marriage, my husband and I have a regular date night, we’ve read The Five Love Languages, and we see a couples therapist. We’ve found all of these strategies helpful, to varying degrees.

Heart of Giving

in Faith

It is a common sight during the holidays. People are in the spirit of giving, so they flock to soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and other local charities to volunteer their time and services to help better the community. Many places, oftentimes over

Things to do around town

Tue 25 Jan

LSU SCIENCE CAFE: STRAVINSKY IN AMERICA

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

Varsity Theatre and Facebook livestream at 5 p.m. LSU School of Music Professor Inessa Bazayev will present on Igor Stravinsky, an iconic Russian composer of the 20th century whose music influenced countless musicians and artists across the globe.

Mon 24 Jan
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

GAME NATION!

Carver Branch Library from 4:30-6 p.m.

at Carver Branch Library

Thu 27 Jan
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

TEEN MOVIE NIGHT AND CRAFT

Albany-Springfield Branch Library at 5:30 p.m. Watch Jungle Cruise and make rock succulent...

at Albany-Springfield Library

Wed 26 Jan
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

TEEN TECH CLUB

EBR Main Library at 3:30 p.m. Explore the basics of electronics and C++ programming in thi...

at EBR Main Library

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