Kids’ Summer Earning & Saving Ideas

If you plan on having any lulls between camp sessions and family vacations this summer, you might want to consider a productive activity for your child — earning money! For kids who are getting too old for day camps, but are still too young for summer jobs, there are many ways to give them a […] read more

Tips for a Safer Summer

Ah, summer. Does it bring to mind carefree, lazy days filled with snowballs, flip-flops, and swimming pools? That’s a lovely image. But, be honest — does your parenting brain also see a minefield of potential hazards, like Zika-carrying mosquitos, skin cancer-inducing sunburns, and drowning risks?   No matter where you fall on the neurotic spectrum, […] read more

2018’s Top 8 Summer Family Flicks

Outdoor fun — like trips to the beach, pool, and water park — is a huge part of what makes summer great. But once you’ve had your fill and need to chill, don’t forget — it’s summer movie season! Of course, multiple local theaters have cool summer movie programming and deals for already-released kids’ movies […] read more

Gifts of Gratitude for Moms & Teachers

  The month of May signals the impending end of springtime, as well as the school year. They can be bittersweet or exciting milestones, depending on your perspective, but they also bring to mind two very important groups of people that deserve a little tribute this time of year: moms (Mother’s Day is May 13) […] read more

NOLA Staycation with Kids: Spring Edition

If you haven’t booked some fabulous spring break trip this year, never fear. One of the many reasons it’s so great to raise your kids in this region is there are so many cool things to do in and around New Orleans. We’ve chosen 3 attractions that appeal to a range of interests — science, […] read more

Kids’ Camps: Summer Fun on Both Shores

April showers bring May flowers. May flowers bring — the end of school! Wow, already? If you haven’t lined up your kids’ summer camps, never fear — we’ve got plenty of options listed below. Whether your child is into low-key arts or academics, high-octane sports and activties, or classic camps that combine a little of […] read more

Easter Galore… on Both Shores!

Looking for parades, egg hunts, and festive family fun? Here are some lovely, kid-friendly Easter events coming up, celebrating Easter in New Orleans & on the Northshore! (**Click here for info on the Lakeside Shopping Center Easter Bunny & Train; click here for the Clearview Mall Easter Bunny**) Bravo Easter Bunny Brunch March 24, 8:30am […] read more

Audubon Nature Institute: New Orleans’ Natural Treasures

Those of us who live here already know that New Orleans is a great place to raise kids. We enjoy an eccentric culture, and there are tons of cool events, festivals, and museums at our disposal. But there’s one family of museums and parks that stands out above all the rest — and that’s Audubon […] read more

Feeding Young Minds: New Orleans & Northshore Kids’ Museums

If you ever find yourself wondering what to do with the kids on a rainy or otherwise inclement or boring day — and worrying that they’re getting entirely too much screen time — you may want to consider visiting one of our local children’s museums. Designed to trick them into learning while having fun, these […] read more