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Everything You Need To Know About Camps

  Written by The Parenting Center at Children's Hospital       summer, skeeters, and s’mores!   Taking the myth and mystery from finding the perfect camp. ...
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Family Camping

  If it’s the weekend, most likely Jeny Himel and her family, of Old Jefferson, are out camping. In the spring, they’ll drive to a camp site, taking with them their tent, air mattresses, portable stove ...

Fall Activity Guide

Our fun, fresh ideas for Fall activities- with a New Orleans kick! Never hear "I'm bored" again! ...
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Dr. Sears Offers Halloween Tips

What’s the safest, best way to carve a pumpkin? Don’t use a knife! That’s the advice we got straight from Dr. Jim Sears, pediatrician and Emmy-nominated co-star of The Doctors. In a phone call with our editor t...

Easter Photos Perfected

  Our cover photographer Jennifer Zdon of Twirl Photography shares with us her top tips to taking the perfect Spring photo! Spring is such a wonderful time to go out and take family pictures. The weather...

Camp Dental Hygiene

            Happy Teeth, Happy Camper! Practicing good oral hygiene is very important for children during the summer time, especially when away at camps....

Camp Ready

  considering camp? here's a quick Q & A Q: How do I know a camp will be right for my child? A: The best way is to talk to the director. Ask about their philosophies, about how they handl...
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Christmas With A New Grandson

  Written by Laura Claverie       The best gifts   All this grandma wants for Christmas is time with her grandson   By Laura Claverie   ...
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Celebrating Festival Season With Your Child

  How to get the most out of festival season with your little ones.   For NOLA families, festivals are like Mardi Gras—a way of life. We start the little ones early and go often. Having a game plan b...
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Big 1st Birthday Grandparents Need To Indulge

  Written by Jeanne Martin       Q: My baby’s first birthday is coming up. So many people have asked me, “when’s the big bash?” that now we’re rethinking our planned “c...