Featured Events

Fri 06 Dec

FAMILY FRIENDLY CONCERT

Johnette Downing will perform. Free.

at New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

Fri 06 Dec
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LIVE AT 5 ON THE WESTSIDE

Hear Parish County Line in this free concert.

at Town of Addis Railroad Museum and Park

Sat 07 Dec
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Christmas in the Garden

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens from 9 a.m.-noon. Spend the morning eating hot pancakes provi...

at LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens

Sat 07 Dec
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BATON ROUGE ARTS MARKET

The event will feature special art activities for kids.

at Farmers Market downtown

Articles in Sponsored Content, Susan Lowry Cedotal, Nicole Green, Madeline Rathle, Summer Fun and Jodi Carson

Zebras on the Horizon

by Dr. Mindy Calandro, Pediatrician on

In medicine, you are taught to be on the lookout for “zebras in the horse pasture.” In other words, you should always keep in mind that the uncommon or out of place could be sitting right in front of you.... Read full article

Who Needs a Hot Meal?

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I go to take a bite of my food.  Just as the fork reaches my lips, my children ask, “What is for dessert?” They’ve finished their meal, and I’ve hardly had a chance to eat. It is lukewarm at this point which is how I’ve learned to eat my food.... Read full article

Tips for Recognizing Dating Violence

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A 16-year-old girl is head over heels with her new boyfriend. He’s charming and handsome, her ideal guy. But he’s been acting jealous lately when she talks with other friends, and he has even lost his temper over seemingly small things.... Read full article

Repticon Baton Rouge: The Hills Are Alive with Wild Critters!

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Reptiles, amphibians, and spiders, oh my! Repticon, a recognized leader in hosting reptile and exotic animal expos throughout the United States, is coming back to Baton Rouge this weekend.... Read full article

Summer Is for Swimming!

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Summer is a great time to try out swimming beyond lessons or even a neighborhood swim team. Crawfish Aquatics runs a Summer season from June to July with 3-8 different enrollment options, depending on a child's age and group placement. ... Read full article



What is a Medical Home?

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In providing the best care to our children that we possibly can, we, as parents, should also make it our responsibility to establish a medical home for our children.... Read full article

5 Tips for Running with a Stroller

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You’ve stretched and you’ve broken in your shoes. To all the moms and dads getting ready for a marathon, I SALUTE YOU! Let’s be honest, running by yourself is hard enough as it is, but add another 50 pounds to push? You got this!... Read full article

Family Bonding this Season

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It’s the greatest time of the year, and spending this special time with your loved ones is important.... Read full article

Mamas Never Get Vacation, Not Even at the Beach!

by Mari Walker on

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

Water and Sun Safety

by Dr. Traci Brumund on

Summer is here! With kids out of school, parents want to make sure that their children are engaged and having fun during their time off. As we head outside for some fresh air and fun in the sun, there are certain sun and water safety recommendations ... Read full article

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