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Aimee Poche

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Through the miracles of adoption and birth, Aimee Poche and her husband saw their family increased from no children to eight children in three years. They adopted a son domestically, internationally adopted five siblings from Peru, and then had two b... Read full article

Top BASIS Charter School Educators Will Lead New Campus in Baton Rouge

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BASIS Charter Schools has tapped two of the top educators in its nationally-acclaimed 31-campus network as Head of School and Head of Operations at its new Baton Rouge campus, which will open this August.... Read full article

Dad at School is Cool: Watch D.O.G.S. at Mayfair Lab School

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Once his children entered elementary school, each year he thought, “Somebody should start that Watch D.O.G.S. program. Somebody should really do that.” But, nothing happened.... Read full article

Keeping Precious Cargo Safe

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From the initial click of buckling up our newborn on that first ride home until we eventually hand that baby the keys to drive the car, we as parents only want to keep our kids safe as passengers. ... Read full article

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

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When Dot Thibodeaux found herself raising her grandson, she felt alone and like she had no one to turn to for guidance. It turned out her friend, Danna Spayde, was facing the same issues as Dot, so they decided to form a support group called “Second ... Read full article



Avoid An Entertainment Disaster

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Don't panic if the thought of amusing a group of children at your child’s birthday party has you touching up your magic skills. Hire an entertainer and use these tips to help make it easier.... Read full article

Louisiana Spirit

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The summer sunshine gleams off the blacktop road in a neighborhood near Greenwell Springs. FEMA trailers stand in front of vacant houses, and abandoned homes dot the street with cracked windows and tall grass.... Read full article

Valentine's Day Party

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February is a great time to focus on family fun and traditions by hosting a Valentine’s Day party.... Read full article

The No-Gift Birthday Party

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Chances are your kid will attend dozens of birthday parties over the course of the next few years. Instead of worrying about what to buy so many kids, wouldn’t it be great to skip the gifts? ... Read full article

LDOE Expands At-Home Care and Learning for Families

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The Louisiana Department of Education has expanded its at-home care and learning supports for families who are home with young children as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak.... Read full article

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