Featured Events

Sat 07 Dec

OLD SOUTH JAMBOREE

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Featuring Carlton Jones and His Red Hot Country Band. Tickets are $10 and $5 for children ages 6-12.

at 9554 Florida Boulevard, Walker

Sat 07 Dec
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Christmas in the Garden

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens from 9 a.m.-noon. Spend the morning eating hot pancakes provi...

at LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens

Fri 06 Dec
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LIVE AT 5 ON THE WESTSIDE

Hear Parish County Line in this free concert.

at Town of Addis Railroad Museum and Park

Fri 06 Dec

FAMILY FRIENDLY CONCERT

Johnette Downing will perform. Free.

at New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

Articles in Susan Lowry Cedotal, Kirsten Raby, Turn the Page, Family Life, Get Out of Town, April Guides and Amelia Laprairie

Teaching Our Children To Fail

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Early, Often, and Gracefully... Read full article

My Tribe: How I Found My Motivation Again

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“Mommy, I need to go on a diet and I want you to go on one with me,” were the words that escaped my seven-year-old’s mouth when I realized I had fallen off the healthy wagon and re-entered the zone of “fat.” My running had tapered off, I had failed t... Read full article

Unknown Costs of Raising a Child with Special Needs

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Talking about money is a taboo in our culture, but sometimes the lack of available information leaves families bewildered when they find themselves in unusual circumstances. Nobody plans on having a child who has a disability, but life doesn’t always... Read full article

Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Christmas Movie

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So here’s some recommendations for fun movies to watch with your children and the lessons you can learn together as a family....The pitiful Charlie Brown tree teaches us that no matter how broken or imperfect we are, love can fix anything.... Read full article

Bedtime Magic

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Unlocking The Power Of Sleep Cues... Read full article



Fall is Here! Ready, Set, Go!

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It’s that time. Not red and green, but orange and black! Despite the humidity and temperature outside, you can see a change in the sunlight that means fall is upon us. We’ve survived another hot Louisiana summer and the payoff is big. Football, good ... Read full article

You're Not a Bad Parent

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Becoming a parent has been a high point in my life. Parenting has inherently brought so many joys along with necessary responsibilities. But with all of the wonderful moments, it seems like there are just as many guilt-inducing ones. Parents fret abo... Read full article

Are You a Lawnmower Parent?

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Have you heard? There’s a new “parent” in town! Introducing, the Lawnmower Parent. In contrast to the emotionally supportive Elephant Parent or the overbearing Tiger Parent, the Lawnmower Parent will go to any lengths to smooth the path in front of t... Read full article

Captivate, Educate, Motivate: 10 Ways the Summer Olympics Can Inspire Your Child

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From the Opening Ceremony to the final flame, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, promises to inspire children with amazing athletic feats and lasting life lessons.... Read full article

Summer Learning Loss is Real: Here are 9 Fun Ways to Prevent It

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Education experts have known for some time that children who don't go to school throughout the year can experience learning loss when the summertime hits. Still, most schools and districts have yet to extend the school year in light of this informati... Read full article

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