5 reasons your child should attend art camp

sponsored article                                                                      Let’s face it-it’s Mardi Gras season and that means –yup- time to think about Summer Camp. We’re lucky, here in New Orl...

Meditation and Mindfulness Empower Students

Chelsea Hylton is the founder of Project Peaceful Warriors, a program that works with students and educators in some area charter schools, teaching them yoga and meditation. These children were exposed to a hig...
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Tips And Facts On Early Reading

Tips to Raising a Reader   Read to your infant (even newborn!) regularly—Nursery rhymes & lullabies.  -use emotion in your voice -show pictures 2.  Read to your toddler and preschool...
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Tips On Choosing Extracurricular Activities

It's not always easy to know what's right for your child, and what might be too much. This can help.   Tips on Choosing Extracurriculars   1.  Make sure its an interest of theirs, and not ...
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The Importance Of Team Sports

With team sports, the emphasis is as much on the “team” as on the “sports.” In addition to athletic skills, players learn valuable, life skills that come from being part of a team, including patience, communica...

The Benefits Of Extracurricular Activities

Extracurriculars can introduce a child to new interests, or help her develop her talents and skills. Beyond that, they provide valuable structure and routine, help with social interaction, and strengthen impuls...

Summer Reading Program

“Underground” is the theme of the State Library of Louisiana’s 2013 Summer Reading Program. Children, teen and adult programs each have a different slogan. The children’s slogan is “Dig into Reading”; the...
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Summertime Sports Blues

Q: I don’t know anything about summer swim teams. My son is six and likes to swim so I was thinking of signing him up. Is he too young? A: Oh, I miss the days of quiet innocence before I knew anything ...