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Healthy Baby Sleep: Are Babies Getting Proper Sleep?

When you have a baby, whether it’s your firstborn or lastborn, the biggest problem when you get home is how to get proper shuteye. Unlike us adults, your newborn doesn’t have that beautifully well-adjusted circ...

Tips and Tricks to Switching Your Child’s Doctor

February 1, 2022 A pediatrician plays such an important role in your child’s physical and mental health as they are growing up. They are the child’s primary point of contact when it comes to their well-being...

Spotlight – Take the Lead NOLA

February 1, 2022 LaRita Francois, the founder of the non-profit organization Take the Lead NOLA, is the picture of perseverance.   As a young adult and the eldest of her siblings, she was at a severe disad...

Meet Nola Family’s 2022 Top-Notch Docs!

February 1, 2022 Meet local healthcare professionals and practices – all dedicated to family health, including psychology, speech and hearing, dental, psychiatry, brain injuries, autism, and more. FAMILY BEHA...

Parenting Corner – Making Decisions

January 1, 2022 This month’s school issue brings to mind how overwhelming the selection of a school can feel to parents. But if you are just starting out as a new parent, the first years of life require lots...

Hip Grannie – The Eyes Have It

January 1, 2022 By Laura Claverie In an earlier Hip Grannie, I wrote about our granddaughter Amelia’s love of fashion. Laurie Claverie Even as a four year old, she could walk into my closet and pull t...

Spotlight – H.Y.P.E. NOLA

January 1, 2022 By Lynzi Whalen Harnessing youth's potential and energy, better known as the acronym H.Y.P.E., was a dream of David Magee Jr. After working for years in the Jefferson Parish Juvenile System as...

Do Children Lack Empathy? 

January 1, 2022 By Susan Marquez While bullying is not a new thing, the awareness of bullying among children has increased in recent years. Some have blamed social media for taking bullying from the playgro...

Parenting Corner – Holidays and Family Rituals

December 1, 2021 As holidays approach, the demands on families increase dramatically. However, what children need from parents is time and attention, which may be in short supply this time of year. One way t...

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