Grateful Giving: Worthy Charities on Both Shores

As we usher in another joyous holiday season — filled with families, friends, festivities and feasts — it’s an excellent time to take inventory of all the blessings we often take for granted, and pass on the spirit of gratitude to our children. Helping them to realize how lucky we are to have roofs over […]

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Gourds & Ghouls: Pumpkin Patches & Halloween Fun on Both Shores

As always, it’s still a tad toasty here in Southeast Louisiana, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate the fall season with the best of them!  We’ve put together two lists — one of local and nearby pumpkin patches and corn mazes. The other is a huge list of Halloween events & activities — from […]

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Cool Extracurriculars for Kids on Both Shores

We all know that after school activities are good for kids. They’re helpful in: cutting down on electronics use building confidence relieving stress teaching time management There are certainly plenty of opportunities for kids to participate in team sports after school and on weekends, but what about the non-sports kids, or kids who want or […]

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Wet ‘n Wild or Cool ‘n Mild: Summer Fun for Everyone!

The one thing all parents need in the summertime is OPTIONS (and maybe patience)! Sure, it’s nice to have time to chill out at home after a busy school year, but the kids will eventually get stir crazy, which will, in turn, drive their parents crazy. Whether it’s hot or rainy… you’re feeling energetic or […]

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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) […]

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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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