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Reflections of the Season

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Snuggle up with your little ones as you take a ride in a horse-drawn wagon through the sparkling holiday lights at West Baton Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau (WBRCVB). ... Read full article

How to Find an Overnight Summer Camp Your Child Will Love

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How do you choose from all of the overnight summer camps available? There are so many different things to consider when making an overnight camp decision.... Read full article

Raising Readers One Book at a Time

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A recent Baby Center email for my seven year old (yes, I still open them to read about her development!) had the headline, “How to Encourage Reading.” I laughed and read along, knowing the advice doesn’t apply to me just now.... Read full article

Gossip Can Destroy

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Read about the destruction gossip causes from Very Rev. Randy M. Cuevas, V.F., Pastor St. Aloysius Catholic Church.... Read full article

Stress-Free Summer Planning

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Unless single parents are teachers and have the summers off, they usually dread the summer months.... Read full article



Mamas Never Get Vacation, Not Even at the Beach!

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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

10 Things Kids Should Know Before College

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Your family has survived the testing, the essays, the applications, and the waiting game. Now, it’s time to teach your college-bound child some important skills before she heads out of the house and explores the world on her own. Here are some basic ... Read full article

I Want Both Halloweens

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It’s that time of year when we dress up our children as their favorite characters and let them run from house to house, asking for candy. But, I have mixed feelings on this. ... Read full article

Parenting Together

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One potentially divisive area that often catches parents off-guard is the method of parenting. It’s not usually on the docket for one of those late night conversations associated with young love before we tie the knot. But, as in most areas that divi... Read full article

Sleepaway for Mama: Leaving My Daughters Overnight for the First Time

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In more than seven and a half years of parenting, I had never left my children overnight until recently. Other than her recent trip to pony camp, the only time I was away from my older daughter was when my younger daughter was born. I stayed in the h... Read full article

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