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Explore the Emerald Coast at Big Kahuna's

in Get Out of Town, Things To Do, Out & About, Summer Fun, Sponsored Content

Looking for a fun summer adventure for your family? Check out Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park.

Nature Walk for the Soul

in Health and Wellness, Things To Do, Family Life, Joy Holden, Summer Fun

Flowers, plants, and trees have brought me a renewed sense of peace throughout the last year. I have marveled at the evolution of the seasons in the blooms and blossoms. I have wondered at new growth and change. Nature is my anti-anxiety medicine.

Got Flooded? Take This Survey

in Local News

If you are a homeowner or renter who received damage, please take a moment to complete a self-reporting survey, which can be found at www.damage.la.gov.

Vacay Without the Bust! Which Way to Geaux?

in Get Out of Town, Things To Do, Family Life, Out & About, Summer Fun

After a long, trying year of being cooped up at home, it is likely this summer will be a busier time for travel than usual. Businesses are reopening, travel restrictions are loosening, and family members are looking to get together again after distan

Crazy Times

in A Day in the Life of Dad

It seems that we have all been living this life with a new set of rules that change every week, if not every day, and somehow, we are getting through it. I will be the first to say that it is not easy. Let’s step back and think about it. Some of us h

Who's the Boss? The Key to Successful Parent-Grandparent Relationships

in Family Life

As my friend was introducing me to a friend of hers, she mentioned to him that I wrote an advice column for parents and grandparents. A grandfather himself, he peppered me with questions. “How long had I been writing my column?” Nine years. “How many

Dr. Stephen Lee

in Mom or Dad Next Door

Each day, Dr. Stephen Lee is tasked with caring for some of our families’ most important members: our pets. As a local veterinarian, Dr. Lee has cared for a wide range of animals throughout his career, including a monkey and a prairie dog.

Ryder P-W.

in Cover Kid

2020-21 Cover Kid Ryder P-W. enjoys skateboarding, acting, playing guitar and baseball, and creating art. Ryder has written and directed his own short film, which was entered into the Louisiana Film Prize Jr. He won a $250 grant scholarship and the F

Caroline Simpson

in One Amazing Kid

Last summer during the height of stay-at-home orders, Caroline Simpson began her unique internship with the Baton Rouge Coroner’s Office, working for Dr. Beau Clark. A recent graduate of St. Michael the Archangel High School, Caroline’s focus on

4 Steps to Protect Yourself from Ticks

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

Summertime means your kids are likely going to spend more time outside, but are they protected against the outside? Insect bites are no fun, especially when they leave our skin feeling itchy. However, there is one critter you should really keep an e

Describing Dad

in Faith

Bowler. Baseball fan. Good. Kind. Provider. Reliable. Secure. These are a few of the descriptions that come to mind when I think about my dad. As I ponder these adjectives, I remember my artist friend, Gail, who creates portraits with words instead

After the Trauma: Coping with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

“My counselor explained that having PTSD is like having a sniper on the watch tower in your brain. Every single sound, thought, emotion, anything, is a perceived threat. My brain was stuck in that,” shares local mom Candice P., who lives with Post-Tr

Where Does the Time Go?

in Toby Comeaux, Family Life

My Dad always told me that time flies by, and before I knew it, I would look back and wonder where all of it went. He was usually talking in terms of us growing up and I typically would shrug that off and not really think too much about it. As I get

Going Viral: Teen Connects Through Poetry and TikTok Videos

in Exceptional Lives, Thrive

Although he didn’t speak until he was five, Cohen Swain is finding his voice. The 15-year-old is on the autism spectrum and has written a poem, Hold On, I’m Trying, that has gone viral. 

Blended Families: Dealing with Biological Favoritism

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

Preparing for your very first marriage, for both parties, takes a lot of time and planning. You want to work cohesively on your future together, and maybe, some day, have children. But then there’s a whole other group of newlyweds–those who are marry

Fun in the Summer

in A Note from Mom

Back in the day, I remember waiting for summertime to come: no school, hanging out with friends, and not a care in the world. We would lay by the pool with our boombox blaring, baby oil on our skin, and Sun In or lemon juice in our hair. Man, I reall

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Doing Hard Things - Zipline Edition

in Things To Do, Family Life, Mari Walker, Summer Fun

I can do hard things, and you can too, to borrow a phrase from Glennon Doyle. From getting ready to send my baby to Kindergarten to juggling anxiety about resuming in-person life after being vaccinated against COVID-19, hard things are all around me

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

in Sponsored Content

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! This year’s Episcopal graduates are prepared for college with students attending highly selective institutions as well as many Louisiana favorites. That preparation begins in PreK3 and continues through Middle an

Get Food Delivered Straight to your LSU Baseball Seat with WAITR

in Local News, Local Profile

New Free Service Sure to be Home Run for Tiger Fans

Free Summer Sports and Skills Clinics!

in Things To Do, Summer Fun, Local News

East Baton Rouge Parish School System will offer free summer sports and skills clinics to EBRPSS students in PreK – 8th grade throughout the summer.

Things to do around town

Sat 26 Jun

BIRDING AT BURDEN

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens. Guided birding excursion with Ashley Long, perfect for both beginning and advanced bird enthusiasts to spread their wings.

at LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens

Wed 30 Jun
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

YOGA ON THE LAWN AT THE TIN ROOF BREWING COMPANY

Tin Roof Brewing Co. on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Free yoga class, courtesy of Leela Yoga Lifes...

at Tin Roof Brewing Co.

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

KID'S WEEKLY CHALLENGES

Virtual from 10-11 a.m. Join the Kids' Weekly Challenge. See if you can complete all 10 ch...

Every Sunday

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

SNAKE SHOW

Blue Zoo Aquarium at 3 p.m. Occurs weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. and Sunday...

at Blue Zoo Aquarium

Every Sunday and Wednesday

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