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TikTok Tics in Tweens

By Emily Drez If you did not know this already, the TikTok app has dominated the world of social media in the form of short videos that can make you laugh, dance, or even cry. Especially since the COVID-19 pan...

Is College Right for Your Child?

January 1, 2022 By Jannean Dixon, M.Ed. “I’m an adult!” That’s what I thought when I graduated high school, but I was so wrong. I had no idea what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. Because of my inde...

Spotlight – Youth Rebuilding New Orleans

October 1, 2021 Started by a group of high schoolers banding together to help the city of New Orleans after Katrina, Youth Rebuilding New Orleans shines a light on how adolescents and young adults are eager to...

College Bound – Resources for Students

September 1, 2021 Going to college presents a huge shift in daily life and responsibilities for students. Navigating this change can be challenging, but there are plenty of resources to help on-campus. This ...

Financial Lessons – Debit, Prepaid, or Credit Card?

May 1, 2021 Which bank card is the right one for your child?  As we move to a more “cashless” society, it’s important to understand the many ways money can be spent without using cash. By teaching your child ...

Gear To Get – Summer Gear For The Great Outdoors

May 1, 2021 It’s time for the great outdoors, with pool parties, barbecues, and school’s out road trips! These items are perfect for kicking up your family’s summer fun another notch.   Stainless Dinnerware  ...

Hip Grannie – Graduation

May 1, 2021 And just like that...he’s in high school!   It seems like yesterday when I was asked to write my first Hip Grannie column for Nola Family magazine. Our first grandchild was on the way, and I was t...
Gear to Get is Nola Family's monthly feature on great stuff for families and kids

Back-to-School Gear to Get

 September 3, 2020 Back-to-school essentials - from proper homework seating and backpacks to fun learning games and journals - to help families get into the learning groove.   Active Chairs   These wobble ...

Opening the Dialog with Your Child Through Books

July 1, 2020 Books Examining the Themes of Anti-Racism, Social Justice, and Supporting Black Voices  Below are books we recommend reading with your children to discuss race.   Sign-up to receive our newslett...

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