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Making Sensory Exploration Easy

Our senses are an important part of our lives because they alert the body and brain to important cues, protect the body and brain from becoming overwhelmed, select what we need to pay attention to, and organize...

Preparing for Baby

New babies can come with a whirlwind of emotions, including joy, elation, and even maybe even a little exhaustion. Adding a member to the family often includes a learning process for everyone, and the following...

A New Addition to the Family

Dear Frankie, When my mom told me she was pregnant, I was so relieved. I had been worrying for months that something was wrong with her because her stomach kept getting bigger and bigger. The months before Seb...

Mom About Town: Kristen McCarty

After spending many years in medical device sales, Kristen McCarty decided to take a break from working outside of the home and focus on her four kiddos and their new home. McCarty is a mom of four: Kaleb, 19; ...

Spotlight: Delivering Hope NOLA

Parents whose babies stayed in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) understand that there is nothing more devastating than going home without your baby. Visiting these fragile newborns entails hands constant...

Inclusivity for All

By celebrating inclusivity for all–regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or ability–we can help create a more equitable, accessible, and just world. Here are seven great books to share with your famil...

The Art of Inclusion

Inclusion is defined as the action or state of including or being included within a group or structure. This means that children have a sense of belonging whether with their peers, family, school, or the larger...

A Park for All

Dear Frankie, Rolling Rovers is a new doggie daycare in our town. It’s for dogs who can’t walk on their back legs. The Rolling Rovers get around in carts outfitted with a harness that holds up their back legs...

Spotlight: New Orleans Ballet Association

Since 1992 the New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) has been dedicated to expanding the art of dance beyond the community it serves to the world stage. NOBA has continuously responded to the city’s increasing ...

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