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Gardening with Children with Special Needs

Children with special needs require a bit more attention and care when it comes to their health and development. Without it, their social, physical, and cognitive development will suffer. It is a parent’s job t...

Mom About Town: Erin Olwell

Erin Olwell is a single mom to two incredible boys–Ryan, 16, and Reed, 10. She has been a hairdresser for over 20 years, and when she was pregnant with her first son, she set up an in-home salon. Erin believes ...

Let’s Enjoy Summer Camp

By Anthony Bui Summer camp registrations are in full swing, although many are still concerned about COVID-19 and the overall safety of our children–and rightfully so. With all of the uncertainties and what ifs...

Mom About Town: Kimberly Calongne Tara

Kimberly Calongne Tara (CPA/CTC) is the owner of The Tara CPA Firm, LLC based in Metairie. Kimberly loves her job and hopes to expand the practice further into the digital world (while remaining local, of cours...

Parenting Corner – What Makes a Family Healthy

February 1, 2022 Since February’s issue is devoted to family health, it’s a good time for reflection about what makes a family healthy (besides the pandemic-related answers everyone has pondered for the last t...

Your Guide to Mardi Gras 2022

February 1, 2022 Different parade routes and new safety rules mean Mardi Gras 2022 could see a lot of changes. Here’s what’s new for this year’s Carnival season. In December, Mayor LaToya Cantrell and the Mar...

Mardi Gras Camps 2022

February 1, 2022 Laissez les bons temps rouler–even when the kids are out of school. Mardi Gras is almost here. Don't miss your chance to sign up for camp during the break.  Audubon Zoo’s Mardi Gras Camp  65...

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