Coronavirus Central: Vital Resources for Both Shores & Beyond

These are very unsettling times, but we want to help in whatever small way we can. We’ve pulled together some very important and helpful links to cover questions and address issues including education and childcare, food assistance, unemployment and financial resources, and general information from school boards and local, state, and national governments. Hang in […]

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BUSY BRAINS: Stimulating Online Resources for Kids of All Ages

School closures and social distancing are going to present us with plenty of challenges in the coming weeks  — but keeping the kids mentally active doesn’t have to be one of them. We’ve pulled together a slew of online resources to keep kids from Pre-K to teen (and beyond!) engaged and even entertained! From virtual […]

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Cure for Cabin Fever: Indoor Family Fun on Both Shores

Winter in South Louisiana can be a mixed bag. One day you might be in flip flops, the next you’re prepping people, pipes, and pets for a frost warning! For those chilly days — or any given rainy day — when your crew is getting stir crazy, it’s nice to have plenty of options. Luckily, […]

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HOLIDAY HULLABALOO: 100 Events on Both Shores & Beyond

The holidays are finally here! And since we’re lucky to live in this incredibly festive region, as always, there is a dizzying array of events and activities to get you into the spirit. From New Orleans to the Northshore to the West Bank to the River Parishes, we’ve pulled together as many family-friendly Christmas, Chanukah, […]

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Giving Thanks & Giving Back: Worthy Charities on Both Shores

The holiday season is almost upon us, and most of us will soon be enjoying fun, fellowship, and feasts with our families and friends. This is the perfect time to reflect on all the blessings we often take for granted, and pass on the spirit of gratitude to our children. If we help them to […]

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Frights & Fun: 30 Halloween Events on Both Shores

When the temperature starts dipping below 90, you know it’s autumn in South Louisiana — and autumn means… Halloween! Folks around here can always find a reason to celebrate, but we really step it up for the spooky season. We’ve put together a big ol’ list of 30(+) festivities that range from creepy to cute […]

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Cool Extracurriculars for Kids on Both Shores

The school year is almost upon us! Along with pulling together new uniforms and school supplies, it’s time to gear up for extracurricular activities, as well. While there are certainly plenty of opportunities for kids to participate in team sports after school and on weekends, what about the less athletically inclined kids, or kids who […]

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