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Joyful Reads from April

in Joy Holden

Hello! I’m Joy, and I love to read. I consider it my greatest talent and favorite hobby. Another one of my preferred pastimes is recommending books to anyone who is the least bit curious. Seriously. I am always volunteering book recs to people near m

The 9th Annual Shield of Hope Gala

in Sponsored Content

Join The Salvation Army of Greater Baton Rouge for a night of fun with The Chase Tyler Band and Julio Melara for the 9th annual Shield of Hope Gala on May 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the L'Auberge Casino and Hotel Events Center.

Choosing the Right Child Care: How to Find the Perfect Fit

in Family Life, School

Finding the right preschool for your children seems simple enough. Theoretically, all you need to do is find an open spot at the one nearest to you and the job is done. In reality, it is a lot more complicated than that. You must take things such as

Dive into Water Safety Month with Tankproof

in Thrive

Thurman and Torrence Thomas are twin brothers who wished to support underserved communities in Baton Rouge and beyond. As artists and musicians by trade, the Thomases were already enriching their community with art, but were spurred by a very specifi

When Children Ask Questions

in Faith

Children ask the most interesting questions about God. It is easy to dismiss these questions, but that isn’t beneficial for their walk with Christ. As a parent, it is your job to disciple them as they grow in their relationships with Christ. That mea

Summer Jobs: 8 Easy Ways Teens Can Earn Cash

in Things To Do, Family Life

Summertime is almost here, which means summertime boredom is right around the corner. It won’t be too long before your teen or tween starts complaining about having nothing to do. However, there’s a solution to speeding up those dog days of summer: g

Is There a Best Bedtime?

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

As parents, it’s easy to shun enforcing bedtimes for our children, especially when we’re exhausted after the events of the day. However, there are benefits to having your child in bed at a set time each night for both them and for you.

Jasmin Newsome

in Mom or Dad Next Door

If you asked Jasmin Newsome two years ago where she thought she would be today, she would not have guessed that she would be teaching at the same school her children attend. In fact, she thought she would be owning and running her own business after

Adeline Guidry

in One Amazing Kid

Adeline Guidry is doing big things as an 11-year-old, and she has even bigger dreams for the future. She was a foster child until she was adopted in third grade. Now, she’s a fifth-grade student at Westdale Heights Academic Magnet, and she was a fina

Soccer and SEALs

in A Day in the Life of Dad

Last year, about this time, I wrote about my boys not accepting a soccer trophy (they did not earn it). Needless to say, there were a number of opinions on that article, but this year, I bring you an update, and a couple of lessons we may have picked

Boys Will Be Boys? Raising Well-Adjusted Sons

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

A s a psychologist who has studied child development, and as a mother of two boys and a girl, I can say that there are differences in boys’ versus girls’ development. It’s important to understand these differences and how parents can raise happy, we

26 Ways to Know You Might Be a Mom of All Boys

in The Last Word

Coming from a family of all girls, I never pictured myself as a boy mom. But one, two, three rambunctious boys later, I’m knee-deep in the waters of Legos, mud, and potty words, and it doesn’t look like I’m getting out anytime soon. You, too, may be

Things to do around town


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Blue Zoo Aquarium at 4:45 p.m. Occurs weekly on Fridays at 4:45 p.m., Saturdays at 3:45 p.m., and Sundays at 1:45 p.m.

at Blue Zoo Aquarium

Every Sunday, Friday and Saturday

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Lane Regional Medical Center at 2 p.m. Monthly support group to provide companionship, und...

at Lane Regional Medical Center

Every 1st Friday of the month

Tue 31 May
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Manship Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Film offers rare insights into the crazy everyday life of the...

at Manship Theatre

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Blue Zoo Aquarium at 2 p.m. Occurs weekly on Wednesdays and Fridays at 2 p.m., Saturdays a...

at Blue Zoo Aquarium

Every Sunday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

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