STEM Stuff to Stave off Summer Brain Drain

Most of us are familiar with the concept of summer brain drain. It’s the phenomenon, also known as “summer slide,” where kids on summer break get mentally lazy and actually lose skills and knowledge. According to IDTech.com, “Kids can lose as many as two to three months of math and reading skills over the summer. […]

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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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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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