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Roberto Ramirez

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Roberto Ramirez comes from a family of educators, however, it wasn’t until he moved to the states that he decided to pursue a career in education as well. He quickly fell in love with it, and three years ago, BASIS asked him to open the first BASIS r... Read full article

Friendsgiving and Solitary Celebrations: Make the Most of Thanksgiving

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The long-held tradition of the family gathered around a table for a savory Thanksgiving feast carries fond memories for most. Yet, many will spend the day alone, either out of circumstance or by choice. Whatever the case, there are plenty of ways to ... Read full article

Jacob Hester

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Did You Bring Your Money?

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So, I’m in the camp that there's always a job to be done and everyone can do a job. That means, even my children need to be doing some form of a job. So, when my children want something at the store, my response has always been, “Did you bring your m... Read full article

Make it a Snow Day or a Geaux Day, Your Choice

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I am certain that everyone enjoyed the snow day last month. I know my family sure did, but if you take a minute and think about it, what did you enjoy? ... Read full article



Brandon Craft

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Whether he was waiting tables, running a recycling department or working at the ballpark, Brandon Craft credits all of his previous jobs for helping to prepare him for what he does now–creating unique homes by thinking outside the box.... Read full article

I'm Not Here for Your Entertainment

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Now that we are in the full swing of summer, my children drag themselves out of their rooms each morning, and before they even get the sleep out of their eyes, they ask...“What are we doing today?”... Read full article

A Christmas We Didn’t Expect Might Be the One We Need

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2020 has been a year we didn’t expect, so a Christmas that looks different will fit right in. In this upside down season in an upside down time, some of the Walker family’s holiday traditions can remain intact. I’m not entirely bah-humbug and am look... Read full article

D.A.R.E.

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Captain Randy Aguillard, with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, has been teaching kids to “make safe and healthy choices” for 25 years. He is the supervisor of the D.A.R.E. program, which stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, and the progr... Read full article

Go Learn Things

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Can you install a toilet, build a table, or even change a light switch? I think most can do these things, at least myself and my circle of friends I grew up with can. You see, we grew up taking things apart, taking parts from one thing and adding the... Read full article

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