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, […]

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Kids’ Camps: Summer Fun on Both Shores

 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 everything, we’ve got you covered!   Academic/Indoor Arts & Activities Art Time (Northshore) Brushworks Academy […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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