Things to do around town

Sat 18 Jan

MUSIC TIME

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

at Java Mama Baton Rouge

Thu 23 Jan
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN

at Family Roads of Greater Baton Rouge

Wed 22 Jan

TEEN STEAM DAY

at Bluebonnet Library

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Winter Forest Painting

in Crafts and Cooking

This project looks intimidating, but it's actually very easy. You may need a few special supplies, but the outcome is impressive!

Clay Medallions

in Crafts and Cooking

This is a super easy and creative project! These make great party gifts, mementos and even ornaments if you punch a hole in the design with a straw.

Cheers to the New Decade

in Toby Comeaux, Holidays, Family Life

New Year’s has always been one of my favorite holidays. As a kid, Christmas is usually the king of all holidays, but as I grew up, I started to enjoy the celebratory aspect of New Year’s, especially New Year’s Eve itself, and now I enjoy being able t

Be It Resolved: 2020 Parenting Goals

in Health and Wellness, Things To Do, Family Life, Mari Walker

January is here once again, and after the excess of the holiday season, the start of a new calendar feels like a good time for a clean start. (It also seems like a good time to buy some new toy storage solutions, but that’s probably another post!) Al

Road Trip: Hot Springs, Arkansas

in Get Out of Town, Things To Do, Amy Delaney

This Thanksgiving, we snuck off to Hot Springs, Arkansas for a little vacation. It was a great chance to spend family time together and get back to nature. Here are a few suggestions for family fun.

Callaway Resort and Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia

in Get Out of Town, Things To Do, Family Life

This is an idyllic vacation spot where your family can rest and relax, hike, bike, play in the water, and laze on a white sand beach. This beautiful resort, located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, was founded by Cason Callaway and his

New Year, New Mommy

in Health and Wellness

After having kids, every part of your body seems to head south, whether it's fine lines, wrinkles, stretch marks, or age spots. We sometimes have fantasies of tweaking something on our bodies or doing more invasive procedures such as tummy tucks or f

Alvin L. Murphy, III

in One Amazing Kid

When nine-year-old Alvin L. Murphy, III, wrote a research paper about Henry Ford, he didn’t know where it would lead him. Kerri T.S. Overstreet, guidance counselor at Westdale Heights Academic Magnet School, where Alvin is a fourth grader, nominated

New Things, New Year

in A Day in the Life of Dad

Have you ever slept on the beach or camped in the backyard, or even started on a trip and didn’t know where you were going? These are a few of the things that I think lie in store for me in this next year. Too many times, we all make new year resolut

Toddler Property Laws

in Family Life

As a mom of toddlers, you are familiar with toddler tantrums over things that don’t make sense, say a major meltdown when you won’t let them eat cereal and milk from a plate, because you know, gravity, or when you won’t let them eat dog food, because

Spoiled for Choice

in School

It feels like one of the most important parenting decisions we will ever make, and it probably is. Where will I send my child to school? Every community has a public school system, but for some parents, the public school system is not an option. Mom

Parents' Bucket List for the Decade

in Health and Wellness, Things To Do, Family Life

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Dancing Through Life Despite Diagnosis

in Exceptional Lives

The day after Kelli Guillory was born, she stopped breathing twice. The code blues were terrifying experiences for her mother, Jennifer Guillory. But the medical professionals weren’t sure why baby Kelli was having trouble.

Exceptional Students and Private Schools

in School

You may have heard that “private schools do not provide services for students who have disabilities or exceptionalities.” However, this is actually a common misconception. While private schools are not required to provide these services, most have pr

Trafficking Hope

in Local Profile

When Lee and Laura Domingue traveled to Europe as part of a team to end human trafficking, the Baton Rouge couple did not realize this same atrocity was happening back at home. The couple was greatly moved by what they experienced abroad and were cal

Namisha Patel Vasanji

in Mom or Dad Next Door

Namisha Patel Vasanji leads a busy life. As a wife, mother of two, attorney, and president of the Junior League of Baton Rouge, she can often be seen around town, going from one event and activity to the next.

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Kylie B.

in Cover Kid

2019-20 Cover Kid Kylie B. enjoys tumbling, exercising, riding horses, hanging out with friends, and even math. This two-time Cover Kid had a great time at her photo shoot, and she has a baby brother on the way! She’s really looking forward to being

You Can’t Always Get What You Want: Dealing with Defiance

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

There are days when parents feel like time flies when it comes to their children. Their children were once little, full of energy, and occasionally acted up, but overall, they idolized their parents. However, once they hit their preteen years, things

Full STEM Ahead

in School

Imagine a middle school student dribbling a basketball while a second student is filming the series of bounces. A third eighth-grader has graph paper, while a fourth is developing an equation on a dry erase board. Welcome to a typical Science, Techno

A Come and Go Affair

in Faith

As a child growing up in South Texas, my family would always celebrate New Year’s with a few carefully selected fireworks. Then, on the Sunday following the New Year’s celebration, we were always in church to participate in a worship service that usu

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