Articles in Exceptional Lives, March Guides, Susan Lowry Cedotal, Turn the Page, Mari Walker, Party and One Amazing Kid

Remembering the Thank You Notes

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It’s important for children to take the time to thank those who attended and for helping them make their birthdays that much more special.... 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

We Are All Irreplaceable: Deciding to Get My COVID Vaccine

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I am someone who loves science, at least as a bystander and beneficiary. I even wrote about the benefits of animal research in my high school English class for our persuasive essay assignment, convinced science was critical to my survival of jaundice... 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

Unlimited Independence Despite Physical Limitations

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Not many kids receive bicycles as gifts from their school friends, but most don’t face the physical challenges Camilla “Cami” Rios does. She was recently surprised with a pink specially made adaptive bike.... Read full article



Pandemic Perfect on Paper But a Mess in Real Life

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“Does your house always look like this? Like, so messy?” My daughter’s friend asked innocently enough. I’ve pondered this question in the months since it was asked during that one-and-only sleepover we hosted. I was knee-jerk offended in the moment,... Read full article

Joshua Green

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What started as a way to fill summer days as a kid became a passion for 16-year-old Joshua Green. When Joshua was five, his mom, Brenda, began taking him to the Kids Bowl Free summer program.... Read full article

Farrah Martin

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Meet this One Amazing Kid.... Read full article

Kalyee Freiberger

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Kalyee Freiberger is known for her incredible volunteer work. The 18-year-old recent graduate from Runnels High School received the 2018 Outstanding High School Volunteer Award at last year’s Greater Baton Rouge State Fair. ... Read full article

Colleen Temple

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This summer, Baton Rouge area teens spoke out against racial injustice and said Black lives matter, organizing a peaceful protest downtown. Colleen Noelle Temple, a senior at University Lab School, was one organizer.... Read full article

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