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BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery

BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery

SUNDAYS AT 4. BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery at 4 p.m. Lecture by Denton Hatcher and Molly Taylor. Louisiana singer/songwriters. Free. batonrougegallery.org

at BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery

Every Sunday

Sat 07 Dec
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FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH HIKE

Join a park ranger on a guided hike.

at Port Hudson State Historic Site, Jackson

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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BOOK BABIES

Activity held on the first Friday of every month for infants through age five with stories...

at Watson Library

Articles in Local Profile, Susan Lowry Cedotal, Kirsten Raby, Turn the Page, Mari Walker, Family Life and Get Out of Town

Pumpkin Carving Safety Tips

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What are the best ways to include younger children in the pumpkin-carving festivities while keeping everyone safe? ... Read full article

Into the Unknown: Finding Inspiration in Frozen 2

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My birthday almost always falls during Thanksgiving break, and this year, my girls and I went to see Frozen 2 as a celebration (and then I ate a bunch of queso!). I didn’t think I would like the movie as much as I did. In the week since seeing it, I’... Read full article

Baton Rouge Bike Safety

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Bike Baton Rouge, a local nonprofit bicycle advocacy organization, is offering a list of bike safety tips which they hope will result in increased safety amongst bicyclists and motorists sharing the road. ... Read full article

Sleepaway for Mama: Leaving My Daughters Overnight for the First Time

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In more than seven and a half years of parenting, I had never left my children overnight until recently. Other than her recent trip to pony camp, the only time I was away from my older daughter was when my younger daughter was born. I stayed in the h... Read full article

A Playdate-Style Birthday Party

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Birthday parties for littles can add up fast. For a few Benjamins, you can take them and a few friends to a bounce place or rent a bounce house for your backyard. We didn’t start big parties like that for my older daughter until she was about five.... Read full article



Moms, Tailgating, and Fashion

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Tailgating is the great American tradition. It’s a great excuse to come together with family and friends to enjoy plenty of fun, food, and football. What’s really taking off in Tiger Stadium, though, is the fashion. Moms headed to their favorite tail... Read full article

From Temporary to Permanent: Understanding Foster Care and Adoption

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There are 4,787 children in foster care in Louisiana; 653 of these children are waiting for adoptive families. Children’s lives are at stake.... Read full article

Make Your List!

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So, I made my own list: my list of things I want to change about my life. Getting more sleep was at the top.  There is something about writing it down, defining it clearly, that works. I am trying to live by this now. ... Read full article

The One Word You Must Teach Your Toddler

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You’ve likely been there before. While playing with your busy toddler in your yard, his excitement gets the best of him and off he goes! He’s quickly running toward the street and you’re chasing him after him as fast as you can, which only leads him ... Read full article

Have Baby, Will Travel

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All of that to say we tried it because we had no other choice. We have learned that while travel with a baby is different, it’s also completely doable and a new adventure.... Read full article

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