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Have We Become a Gaming Family?

in Family Life, Mari Walker

Christmas 2020 looked super different for our family, and as parents, my husband and I did something that we probably wouldn’t have done otherwise. We fulfilled our nine-year-old’s request for a gaming system, specifically a Nintendo Switch. She had

Wiggles of Excitement

in Health and Wellness, Family Life, Amy Delaney

“I have a wiggly tooth.” That is all–a simple statement of fact shared during a school day discussion. After spending time with Little Bud for virtual learning, I have learned that a loose tooth in the world of a six year old means the world. It is l

New Year, More Me

in Health and Wellness, Family Life, Ellen Mecholsky

Today, I was walking with my dog and thinking about New Year’s resolutions. I love the starting over of a new year. I have always felt its metaphorical power and been drawn to the idea of a new beginning, another chance, a reset button. From the time

Cinemark to Celebrate Everyone’s Favorite Cinematic Snack with Popcorn Fest

in Local News

Popcorn lovers can savor discounts at open Cinemark theatres and enter for the chance to win free popcorn for a year.

A Terrific Tooth Tip

in Sponsored Content

Sugar is a prominent reason that cavities form. It is the energy supply for bacteria that create cavities. There is an additional culprit that gives sugar a one, two punch and leads to increased cavities: acid.

It's Mardi Gras, Ya'll!

in Sponsored Content

Let the good times roll at Valor Gymnastics' Mardi Gras Camp from February 15-17 from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 

Recharge, Refocus, Reset

in Sponsored Content

Recharge, refocus, and reset with the help of the Y!

It's King Cake Season!

in Holidays, Sponsored Content

Let Ralph's Market bring Mardi Gras right to your door! 

Feeling Dizzy?

in Sponsored Content

At Fyzical of Baton Rouge, they know balance and dizziness disorders, and they have just the tools to treat them! Join them for a virtual tour of their brand new state of the art facility. Call today to schedule a consultation for your balance and di

2nd Dose of COVID Vaccines in Baton Rouge

in Health and Wellness, Local News

It was second dose day for the COVID-19 vaccine for Ochsner Baton Rouge employees last January 5, 2021.

Turning the Page

in Toby Comeaux, Holidays, Family Life

As we get closer to 2020 ending, I’ve been reflecting back on many of the goals that I set for myself at the beginning of the year. I wanted to spend more time talking to people, getting out of my comfort zone and relating to others in different situ

Faith is a Certain Power for an Uncertain Year

in Faith

A new year is once again upon us. Many people are entering into the new year with fear and anxiety due to COVID-19, economic uncertainty, and political turmoil. They want things to get back to “normal” but are starting to realize that many of the pro

Are You a Mimi, Gigi, Tia, Pop, or PaPaw?

in Family Life

If you’ve recently brought a child into the world, your parents and siblings are likely brainstorming names they would like your child to call them. Mawmaw, Pawpaw, Auntie, or Uncle are more traditional names, but they may want to go down a more crea

Students Tell All: What's Private School Really Like?

in Health and Wellness, School

When you’re looking for a private school for your child to attend, one of the first things you do is go to the Internet. You search for the school, check out their website, read reviews, and eventually venture out to the school for a tour. While all

Is Your Child Great at Studying?

in Family Life, School

The human brain takes in massive amounts of information every single day. Now, think about all of the possible distractions, and it is no wonder that telling our kids to go to their room and study does not work.

Is Private School Affordable?

in Family Life, School

Louisiana is known for food, festivals, and an eclectic culture that is deeply rooted in religious beliefs. For many, Mardi Gras is simply a time to indulge in good food and drink, however, the celebration actually began as a religious holiday. Under

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Matteo Runge

in One Amazing Kid

When so many things shut down last year, Matteo Runge was lucky to find a silver lining. The sixth grader at Baton Rouge International School became a 2020 Louisiana state chess champion and credits his success to extra practice time.

Powering Through While Beating Rare Bone Cancer

in Exceptional Lives

Although 2020 was a hard year for everyone, the White family’s experience was extra challenging. 

Well, Here We Are...

in A Day in the Life of Dad

This is the time we have all been waiting for…2021. I don’t know about you, but 2020 went by so fast and so much happened that I don’t even remember it all. I have talked to friends, co-workers and clients, and each time we talk about it, I hear a st

Got Tummy Troubles?

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

Tummy troubles are common in young children and typically aren’t serious. Stomachaches can be anything from constipation to stomach flu to an excuse to get out of school. The tricky part is figuring out if the stomach pain is something serious that w

Things to do around town

KID'S WEEKLY CHALLENGES

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

Virtual from 10-11 a.m. Join the Kids' Weekly Challenge. See if you can complete all 10 challenges for the whole week. ebrpl.org

Every Sunday

Sat 23 Jan
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

BODY BASICS FOR GIRLS

Woman’s Hospital Zoom meeting from 9:30-11 a.m. Preteen girls ages 9-12 will learn how the...

at Zoom

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

STARGAZING IN THE IRENE W. PENNINGTON PLANETARIUM

Join us for an interactive exploration of the local nighttime sky under the dome of the Ir...

at Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Every Saturday

Thu 04 Feb
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

LIFESHARE BLOOD DRIVE

Carver Branch Library parking lot from 2-6 p.m. Sign up to donate. ebrpl.com

at Carver Branch Library

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