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Choosing a Camp: Myths and Facts

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Families are constantly barraged with information about summer camps–from magazines and emails to news headlines and parents talking on the sidelines at little league. Sometimes it is hard to separate fact from fiction. You will want to know what is ... Read full article

Party for the Planet Goes Virtual

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Audubon Nature Institute is getting creative with its Party for the Planet series of events while closed due to COVID-19. This year, Audubon will host the events virtually and invite the community to participate while staying safe at home.... Read full article

Chocolate Milk Burps, Gummy Bears and the Joy of Childhood

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Raise your hand if you LOVE that gummy bear commercial where a group of distinguished looking grown-ups sit around in a boardroom discussing how their gummy bears are “gooder” than others.... Read full article

Be It Resolved: 2020 Parenting Goals

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January is here once again, and after the excess of the holiday season, the start of a new calendar feels like a good time for a clean start. (It also seems like a good time to buy some new toy storage solutions, but that’s probably another post!) Al... 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



To Work or Not to Work?

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Teenagers lead busy lives, that’s no secret. While jobs are important in teaching good character qualities, it also sets the teen up for a positive future.... Read full article

Learn How to Draw Mickey, Buzz, Princess Anna & Olaf from a Disney Animator

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We’re all looking for ways to keep busy during the stay-at-home order. From organizing our homes to taking on new DIY projects, we’ve been starting new projects to help pass the time. ... Read full article

Fall Fun Bucket List

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As the leaves start to change colors, and the air gets a little...let’s be honest, it’s still HOT! Like it or not, the calendar tells us that Fall is indeed approaching. Every year, we have some family traditions and activities that we partake in, no... Read full article

Luncheon to Help Stop Domestic Violence

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Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is hosting a luncheon to help bring awareness and advocacy on global issues that also affect the local community.  ... Read full article

Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens

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Along the Mississippi River is this charming city renowned for its southern scenery, rich culture, and antebellum mansions. The history of Natchez dates back to its establishment as a French fort site in 1716 and is known as the birthplace of Mississ... Read full article

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