Vote NOW — Nola Family Favorites!

Voting is underway for our annual reader survey, Nola Family Favorites 2017!   Do you have a favorite snoball stand, dance studio or maternity boutique? Then we want to hear from you! It’s time for Nola Family...

We Can All Be Superheroes  

A simple act can make all the difference in someone else’s life  My friend Tania Tetlow recently spoke to her daughter Lucy Stewart’s pre-kindergarten class at the Louise S. McGehee School about being communit...

Spotlight — Raphael Academy

Nola Family turns the spotlight this month on Raphael Academy, a school for children and young adults with special needs. As the mother of a child with special needs, Jacqueline Case grew concerned when the ed...
sensory processing disorder

Sensing a Problem — Sensory Processing Disorder

Local kids and their families learn to cope with Sensory Processing Disorder Julian Collen was only 2 years old when his parents began to notice something wasn’t quite right with their otherwise healthy son. T...

Grow Me Something, Mister!

Local kids plant gardens, raise chickens to create a more sustainable way of life  After Hurricane Katrina tore through Corrie Spano’s neighborhood in 2005, she found herself waiting in line with what seemed l...

Giving Back Instead of Taking a Break 

Local students skip the beads and beaches to help those in need  Taylor Stansberry loves Carnival parades, especially the spectacle of Fat Tuesday when countless thousands of people line the streets of New Orl...

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...