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Book Rumble

in Things To Do, Amy Delaney, Turn the Page

Who would win if a hippopotamus and a rhinoceros got into a rumble? A month ago, I would have put my money on the rhino, but thanks to a bedtime story, I’m now in the know. As we read a Who Would Win book together, the boys were delighted to inform m

Dunham Introduces New Two-Year-Old Program

in School, Sponsored Content

Great things come from small beginnings! Learning and developing through play and hands-on exploration are the hallmarks of The Dunham School’s new program for two year olds. Inspired by Reggio Emilia, the program’s curriculum will include developmen

Women in Art: Pantone Theory Exhibit

in Local News, Sponsored Content

Art has the ability to inspire us, make us feel something we never thought possible, and give us perspective through the eyes of another. With the help of local curators, Ellemnop.Art, all of this and more is brought to life in their newest exhibitio

Tulane Legislative Scholarship Recipient for 2021-2022

in Sponsored Content

Jude C. Blouin, a graduating senior from Parkview Baptist School of the class of 2021, has been nominated for the Louisiana Legislative Scholarship by Representative Kathy Edmonston, House District 88 of Gonzales. Jude and his family live in District

Knock Knock Children’s Museum to Officially Be Approved for Reopening!

in Things To Do, Local News, Local Profile

State Agencies Give Knock Knock Green Light to Reopen with Hands-on Exhibits. Knock Knock’s COVID Protocols first children’s museum plan approved by State Fire Marshal and LDH

Learn to Swim with the Y

in Sponsored Content

The Y is committed to teaching children and adults to swim and gain confidence around bodies of water. YMCA Swimming Lessons are available for anyone ages six months of age and older. Y swim instructors are nationally certified and provide important

Congratulations, St. Michael Seniors!

in School, Sponsored Content

Congratulations to the St. Michael High School Class of 2021! Thank you for making St. Michael High School Warrior Proud!

Parenting Through Grief

in Kelly Carmena, Health and Wellness, Family Life

Like most parents, 2020 presented my family with change beyond measure. In early March, just one week before COVID hit the United States and shut the entire world down, my mother unexpectedly left our physical world

The Comeback Kid: Celebrating the Return of Birthday Parties

in Party, Family Life, Mari Walker

My poor five year old, with her spring birthday, has now had two COVID-style celebrations. However, this year we made the festivities incrementally bigger. Instead of a family-only celebration and the half-hearted drive-by party of 2020 when she turn

Celebrate Graduation with Cake!

in Sponsored Content

Graduation is just around the corner! Celebrate your graduate with a custom cake from Ralph's! And don't forget, Ralph's offers catering and can make your upcoming graduation party a breeze. Get more info, order cakes online, and see catering options

Shayna Easley Landry

in Mom or Dad Next Door

A day spent caring for peacocks, chickens, emu, goats, turkeys and a pony may sound like a lot of work to many, but for Shayna Easley Landry, it’s just one part of her day, and it’s something she never thought she would be experiencing a year ago. Ri

Maricela “Gabbi” H.

in Cover Kid

2020-21 Cover Kid Maricela “Gabbi” H. loves swimming, playing outdoors, riding her bike, and drawing with sidewalk chalk. She hopes to travel to the beach this summer with her family, so she can play in the water–another fun activity she loves to do!

4 Things Foster Parents Want You to Know

in Family Life

Roughly half a million children are in the foster care system in the U.S., according to recent statistics from Child Welfare. About half are eventually reunited with their families while one-fifth are adopted. Many of them entered the foster system a

The Girl Who Doesn’t Give Up

in Exceptional Lives, Thrive

A nine-year-old second grader, Piper Walters loves Frozen, her dog Amelia, and riding her bike. Despite the challenges that come with living with cerebral palsy, Piper makes the most of her life.

Water Safety for Families: 4 Ways to Prevent Drownings

in Family Life, Summer Fun

Did you know that drowning is the fifth leading cause of unintentional death in the United States? There are about 4,000 drowning incidents per year, two-thirds of which happen in the months of May-August, and one in five people who die by drowning a

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The Dos and Don’ts of Mother’s Day

in Family Life

As a new mother, I was unbelievably excited for my first Mother’s Day. After nearly a year of sleepless nights, dirty diapers, and leaking ladies, a day to revel in my superhero status was just what the doctor ordered.

The Journey to Becoming a Mom: Real Stories from Real Moms

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

The journey to becoming a mom looks different for everyone. Every path is unique and filled with highs and lows, twists and turns, and a roller coaster of emotions along the way. In honor of Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating five moms and their journey

Are Toddlers Socially Stunted? The Importance of Socialization

in Health and Wellness, Family Life, Baby and Toddler

The Internet has made it possible for adults to interact and work throughout the pandemic, but we have a generation of toddlers who have not had a playdate in over a year–if ever. Coaxing a two year old to sit in front of a screen and interact with a

Cutting Out the Chaos of Chores

in Family Life, Anita RaJean Walker

Regardless of age, the word chores induce dramatic eye rolls and chesty groans. But, they are part of our everyday family life.

Things to do around town

Sat 29 May

WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE CLASS

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

9681 Airline Highway from 9-10:30 p.m. This class is meant for women and girls ages 13 and up to help teach basic self-defense skills. They will be going over techniques that focus on real-life situations that may come up and how to defend yourself.

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

READ TO ME MONDAY

Every Monday, Livingston Parish Library is offering a virtual storytime for babies through...

at Livingston Parish Library Facebook or YouTube

Every Monday

Mon 10 May
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

CREATE 3-D FLOWERS

Ascension Parish Libraries, while supplies last. Spring into the season with this colorful...

at Ascension Parish Libraries

Tue 04 May
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

MOTHER'S DAY SHOPPING SALE

LSU Museum Store. Find the perfect gift for Mother's Day and enjoy 20 percent off one regu...

at LSU Museum Store

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