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HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT BATON ROUGE GENERAL

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

Each night, the lawn transforms into a twinkling display complete with more than 100,000 lights synchronized to music.

at Bluebonnet Boulevard and Picardy Avenue

Every day

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

Planetarium Family Hour and Stargazing

LASM on Saturdays at 10 a.m. Gather around the campfire to learn about stars and constella...

Every Saturday

Wed 11 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

at West Baton Rouge Library

Sat 14 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

BLACK NATIVITY

at LSU Shaver Theatre

Articles in March Guides, Susan Lowry Cedotal, Nicole Green, Madeline Rathle, Summer Fun, Family Life and Get Out of Town

A Life Worth Following

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I cannot hope my children will be unconditionally loving parents without loving them unconditionally. I cannot hope my children will be authentic in their relationships while pretending in my own.... Read full article

Taming Your Child's Monster Wish List

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Most children feel compelled to keep up with their friends, and the holidays can bring out their desires for expensive goods even more.... Read full article

Parenting Advice from The Sopranos?

by Mari Walker on

I was a high school senior when The Sopranos debuted 20 years ago. I lived in the middle of nowhere, Oklahoma, and didn’t have basic cable let alone access to HBO to see the cultural juggernaut as it was airing for the first time. ... Read full article

Can I Please Get a Little Peace and Quiet?

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I turned the bathroom door lock with a click. My book in my hands, I nestled down on the bathroom rug. I looked at my phone and set my timer for 10 minutes. “After this, I’ll go back out there,” I said to myself.... Read full article

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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With warm days and cool nights, Jackson Hole is the perfect location for a family trip before it’s time for back to school. While it’s a good drive away, there’s blooming wildflowers, fly-fishing, biking, rock climbing, rafting, and horseback riding ... Read full article



Is It Terrible Twos or Just Terrible Behavior?

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Most parents know this scene all too well. One moment, you and your toddler are successfully navigating the aisles of the grocery store. Everyone’s happy. Everything’s fine. Until it’s not. Suddenly, your little angel is sprawled on the floor red fac... Read full article

Mamas Never Get Vacation, Not Even at the Beach!

by Mari Walker on

Packing up and hitting a beach somewhere along the Gulf seems to be an annual event for most middle- and upper-class families in our area, at least according to my Facebook feed. This year, we decided to join the fray, meeting my in-laws from Virgini... Read full article

Fayetteville, Arkansas

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Get Out of Town.... Read full article

Travel: The Park at OWA

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My family and I were recently invited to Foley, AL to visit The Park at OWA for the weekend. We decided to take advantage of the fun weekend getaway, especially since it’s only a 3.5 hour drive from Baton Rouge, LA. ... Read full article

Words of Wisdom From a Former Camp Counselor

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Learning to live independently is certainly difficult, but parents can help children grow up by encouraging their freedom in appropriate stages.... Read full article

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