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Waitr Offering Free Grocery Delivery in Baton Rouge in Preparation for Tropical Storm Sally

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Waitr is offering free grocery delivery to anyone in the Baton Rouge area unable to get to their area grocery or just wanting to stay at home before the storm hits. ... Read full article

Dos and Don'ts for Bedtime Routines

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Does every night at your home involve you always dragging a crying and kicking toddler to bed every night?... Read full article

The Dos and Don'ts of Savvy Shopping

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Is Eating Healthy Possible On A Tight Budget?... 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

Fathers on a Mission

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“Growing up without my father in my life, I know first hand the struggles and neglect it can cause kids,” says Levar Robinson, Founder and President of Fathers on a Mission (FOAM). This direct experience is what propelled him to start the organizatio... Read full article



What’s the Best Age to Introduce Chores?

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We strive to raise well-adjusted children that have all the skill sets to succeed later in life. Chores are part of that because they help foster self-esteem and independence.... Read full article

Tri’ing to Mom

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Whoever said the infant/toddler stage was the hardest stage LIED! Rewind four years, 2015, picture it. I was…well, four years younger (we’ll leave it at that), and a mother to a not yet one-year-old daughter and three-year-old son.... Read full article

Swipe Right on Your Dream Home

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I am in the throes of house hunting. During this process, I have realized an interesting truth about looking for a home. It mirrors dating exactly. Complete with all the anxiety and roller coaster emotions. I have identified four steps of house datin... Read full article

This School Year I Want To...

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31 school goals for the family.... Read full article

Bringing Back Old-Fashioned Toys

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The scene is all too familiar. Toys are scattered around the room—the noise of blinking toys, buzzing toys, talking toys—all lit by the glow of the television and smartphones in hand.... Read full article

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