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

Celebration Strategy: How Plan Kids’ Parties

Do you remember birthday parties from your childhood? Our moms had it made. Bake a cake, buy some ice cream, play some games, wear silly hats — done. My, how things have changed in the world of kids’ parties. We now have to the added pressure of food allergies, insane goodie bags, impossible-to-recreate Pinterest project […] read more

Social Media & the Perfect Mom Myth

Social media can be a double-edged sword, right? It can give you a comforting sense of support and inclusion by connecting you with new and old friends… or, it can make you feel completely inadequate and sorry for yourself.   Yikes! This is true for everyone, but for moms who are on that perpetual emotional […] read more

Welcome Spring & The Camps It Will Bring

  If, like many of us, you’re not jetting off on some fabulous Spring Break vacay, never fear — there are plenty of folks on both shores who are hosting camps. They fill up quickly, so be sure to register soon…   Adventure Quest Laser Tag (Harahan) Ages 3-13. Spring break camp is March 29 […] read more

Walk, Jump or Run: Your Guide to Indoor Fun (On Both Shores!)

South Louisiana weather is perhaps never more unpredictable than this time of year. It could be a steamy 85 degrees, or 32 and snowy (as we found in December)! For that reason — as well as for the sake of variety — it’s important to have a go-to list of cool, kid-friendly indoor activities. Movies […] read more

Holiday Hullabaloo: 80+ Events on Both Shores & Beyond!

As you’re, no doubt, well aware — we are a celebratory people. The amount of holiday fun scheduled in this region in the coming weeks is simply mind-boggling. To make it all just a little more manageable, we’ve mined for as many festive Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s events — from New Orleans to the […] read more

Attitude of Gratitude: How to Give Back Locally This Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving. It’s such a wonderful occasion to gather together with family and friends to feast and recognize the abundance in our lives. It’s a perfect opportunity to count and appreciate our many blessings, and to teach our children to do the same. But, why stop there? In addition to helping kids to realize how […] read more

Party with the Pumpkins: Your Halloween Event Guide

We are party people here in New Orleans & South Louisiana, aren’t we? Halloween is the unofficial kick-off to a very long, busy, and festive holiday season that technically doesn’t end until Fat Tuesday. Yes! Every year at this time, there are tons of fun, family-friendly events to choose from on both shores. To help […] read more