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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...

Navigating Enrollment in NOLA

January 1, 2022 By Lynzi Whalen Getting your child enrolled and ready for their public school adventure can be daunting, so we put together a how-to guide on the process of registering your kids for New Orlea...

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...

What is Diastasis Recti?

December 1, 2021 A woman's body undergoes a significant transformation as it prepares to bring a new life into the world. While so much of the experience of pregnancy and delivery is incredible, once your ba...

Ditch the Reward System

December 1, 2021 Try This Science-Backed Approach with Your Kids “Mom, can I have the vacuum?” asked my five-year-old daughter. I was confused and more than a bit reluctant to turn over my beloved cordless D...

Staying “Green” During the Pandemic

November 1, 2021 As a conscientious mother, New Orleans resident Jennifer Bogart makes daily efforts to live a “green” lifestyle. Her family recycles, they turn off lights when not in the room, and Jennifer ...

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