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CELEBRATION IN THE OAKS

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Make a trip to New Orleans to see the 33rd anniversary of the most spectacular holiday lights festival in the country.

at New Orleans City Park

Every day

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HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT BATON ROUGE GENERAL

Each night, the lawn transforms into a twinkling display complete with more than 100,000 l...

at Bluebonnet Boulevard and Picardy Avenue

Every day

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ZOO LIGHTS

Enjoy more than 50 illuminated display sculptures of animals and traditional holiday theme...

at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo

Every day

BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery

SUNDAYS AT 4. BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery at 4 p.m. Lecture by Denton Hatcher and Molly Tay...

at BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery

Every Sunday

Articles in Exceptional Lives, Sponsored Content, School, Susan Lowry Cedotal, April Blackburn, Turn the Page and Summer Fun

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

Choosing the Right Day Camp for Your Child

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Day camps come in all shapes and sizes, appealing to a range of interests and ages. Here’s how to find a camp that invests in your youngster by creating an unforgettable experience where they’ll meet new friends, gain self-confidence and learn new sk... Read full article

Protect Yourself and Your Children; Get the Flu Shot

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Everyone is back in school, football has kicked off, and your favorite pumpkin flavored latte is back in the coffee shops, which can only mean two things…Fall is upon us and flu season is here!... Read full article

Anything is Possible

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October 2017 Books

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Can you be Cool in a Minivan?

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To my shock and dismay, Suburbans did not have four latch systems. Apparently, there are very few families looking to safely buckle a two-year-old and three newborns. Thus I began my journey into the minivan world.... Read full article

Skills Your Kindergartener Needs to Know

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With the first day of school right around the corner, parents are rushing around hurriedly, checking off their list of “must dos” before the start of the new year. Freshly sharpened pencils, blank notebook pages, starched uniforms, and new shoes beco... Read full article

E-Cigarettes and Vaping: A Dangerous Epidemic

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Vaping is a dangerous new epidemic that has been sweeping the country, especially in teens and young adults, and now, the Center for Disease Control is investigating if vaping is the cause of over 200 cases of severe lung disease as well as two death... Read full article

How To Talk To Your Child's Teacher

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A meeting with your child’s teacher can be a powerful tool for helping your child succeed in school.... Read full article

Join the Gym So You Can Take a Nap!

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So, Laura,... put on work-out clothes, and headed to the gym for free child care with paid membership. She dropped her three kiddos off at the nursery and walked straight out the door to her minivan where she had brought a pillow and blanket. ... Read full article

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