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Ochsner Baton Rouge Offers ‘Flu Shot Fair’ Oct. 9-10

in Health and Wellness, Local News

Ochsner Baton Rouge will hold a Flu Shot Fair throughout the region, offering walk-up and drive-thru service.

Open Enrollment Begins at BASIS in November

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Great things are happening at BASIS Baton Rouge Schools. Your child can have the best education, tuition-free. 2022–23 Open Enrollment is November 10–December 10. Subscribe to their newsletter to get tips and tools for selecting the right school for

Does Your Teen Need a Place to Study?

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Need your teen to get out of the house to study? We get it. At Studyville, they have on-demand access to tutors who are certified to help in all middle and high school subjects, because as parents have learned, we know nothing (insert teen eye roll).

Deciding Whether to Travel with Baby or Your Breast Pump Can be Tricky

in Family Life, Baby and Toddler

When choosing whether to bring your pump or your baby on your next trip, consider this comprehensive meta-analysis outlining the merits and pitfalls of each option. It is based on my personal experience and my memory of it, which is poor, due to rea

Making Memories in Fall

in A Day in the Life of Dad

Let me start by saying that this is not my favorite thing to do, but once the night unfolds, it is well worth it. So, in the same line of thinking, your children are only little once, and I think we need to, as much as we can, keep them young and cur

Detecting Dyslexia

in Health and Wellness, Family Life, School

Not being able to read stinks, just ask any of the up to 1 in 5 students who live with dyslexia. Lizzy D., a local student with dyslexia, remembers asking her mom, “Why am I not as smart as my classmates?” Dyslexia has nothing to do with being smart.

Rekindling the Flames: Why Dating Your Spouse is Important

in Things To Do, Family Life

When you’ve been married to someone for so long, it’s natural for you to lose the butterflies in your stomach and that initial sense of the warm and fuzzies you felt being together. Those feelings sometimes go away when you are comfortable with each

Is it Rough Play or Bullying? How to See the Difference and Intervene

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

Sometimes it is difficult to know when rough-and-tumble play is shifting into something more nefarious. As children grow up, they test limits, and we have to trust our judgment. When it comes to bullying, our instant reaction is to cut out any roughh

Finding Joy in Life, No Matter the Circumstances

in Thrive

It isn’t everyday that you get to hear the story of a fighter, but Alex Lohmann certainly is one. She shares her life story in hopes to bring awareness to her rare heart condition and give hope to people afflicted with similar conditions.

Sage H.

in Cover Kid

2020-21 Cover Kid Sage H. enjoys doing cartwheels, dancing, swimming, reading, and cooking. When she grows up, she hopes to become a veterinarian because she loves animals. Her favorite animal is a tiger. Sage has a big heart and always

Tim Houk

in Mom or Dad Next Door

Tim Houk is a busy guy. Above his roles as a realtor and the CEO of The Houk Group, Tim finds his role as a father to three girls to be the most important. He wants a close relationship with his daughters more than anything, and his effort is obvious

RSV Wave Starts Early

in Health and Wellness, Family Life, Baby and Toddler

RSV is a common respiratory virus that usually spikes in the cooler months of winter and early spring. This year has been somewhat unique with the spike starting in the summer.

Things to do around town

Sat 30 Oct


in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library from 2:30-3:15 p.m. Join the library for funny, not-so-spooky stories and coloring. Registration required.

at Pride-Chaneyville Library

Thu 21 Oct
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Louisiana Culinary Institute at 5 p.m. Learn some new tricks for the upcoming holiday seas...

at Louisiana Culinary Institute

Tue 19 Oct
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River Center Branch Library at 6 p.m. Learn the basics of how to use the laser cutter/engr...

at River Center Branch Library

Tue 19 Oct
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River Center Branch Library from 4-4:30 p.m. Story & Geaux with us in the children's room...

at River Center Branch Library

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