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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Kids’ Health: Pediatric Providers on Both Shores

We interrupt your summer for some breaking news… the school year is just around the corner! Sorry, but it’s true. In addition to getting school supplies and uniforms in order, it’s a good time to schedule your children’s wellness appointments. Are they up-to-date on vaccines? Will they need a sports physical for fall athletic leagues?  […]

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Hurricane Season Prep for Kids & Adults

Hurricane season officially kicks off on June 1, and doesn’t end until November 30. Are you ready? It’s time to get prepared! We have a checklist from the Red Cross below, but we also have some helpful tips, courtesy of, KidsHealth.Org, on how to prepare your kids and involve them in the before, during, and […]

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NOLA & Northshore Summer Reading Programs

Oh, libraries, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways…   Actually, good luck counting up all the ways our local public libraries will be entertaining and enriching readers, young and old, this summer! Annual summer reading programs at New Orleans Public Libraries, Jefferson Parish Libraries, and St. Tammany Parish Public Libraries are […]

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Swim for Your Life

When you live in South Louisiana, summer weather typically comes early and stays late, and most of us live somewhere near either man-made or natural bodies of water. Combine the two, and water safety is a must! According to the Red Cross, more than half of all Americans cannot perform these potentially life-saving tasks: tread […]

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Easter Fun Galore on Both Shores

If you’re looking for parades, egg hunts, and festive family fun, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve pulled together three weekends worth of events to celebrate Easter in New Orleans & on the Northshore!   Lakeside Easter Bunny & Train Now through Easter, Monday–Saturday 10am – 8pm; Sunday Noon – 6pm The Easter Bunny & […]

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