Fox 8 Back To School

Here are the Back-to-School products ( and where you can find them) we highlighted in our Fox 8 segment Thursday, August 2nd.   Dabba Walla bags dabbawallabags.com and avail at Zuka Baby, Magazine s...

First Day Of School Tips

  We've created an easy list of tips to make your child's first school experience a great one! Here are some tips on helping with the transition, along with a list of must have supplies! Tips for mak...

Ask The Experts: Bilinguial Schools

  Have you heard about bilingual education but want to know more? Are you considering a French immersion or bilingual school for your child? Should you? Find out more, and have the opportunity to ask ...
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Charter Schools New Orleans Powerhouses

  Written by Kelly Leahy       Before Katrina there were only four charter schools in New Orleans. Today they outnumber traditional public schools two to one, exceeding...
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Common Core What It Means To Your Child

What the new “national” states-led educational movement means.   You’ve probably been hearing increasing talk about the “Common Core State Standards” (CCSS) in the national news of late. Why? Their i...
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Book Reviews Summer Reading

  Written by Leslie Penkunas       The Red Thread   Ann Hood $23.95 W.W. Norton & Co.   Confession: I have been mesmerized by Ann Hood’s writi...

Backpack Safety And Tips

  More than half of the students who use backpacks don’t heed the weight safety guidelines, according to a study by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety C...
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Autism Resources In New Orleans

We worked hard to find the resources you may need to take your next step, whether you think your child may have autism or be on th spectrum, or if he has been diagnosed and you're desperate for the best local a...

Adjusting To Preschool

  Transitions are often hard for children—and for many adults. Here are some ideas to smooth things out for your preschooler. Communication “Doorway conversations” at drop-off and pick-up are the ...