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Outdoor Adventures Six Feet Apart

in Things To Do, Family Life, Amy Delaney, Summer Fun

Summer vacation is here and while it may be much different than in years past, you can still make it memorable. We recently had several outdoor, socially distant, affordable adventures. All of these excursions were off the beaten path and away from l

Be Our Guest! Beauty and the Beast Performances at Parkview

in Sponsored Content

Beauty and The Beast, the classic “tale as old as time,” tells the story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved,

New Moon, Tunes for Little Folks

in Local News

Johnette Downing and Dickie Knickerbocker's never before released debut children’s album from 1990 will officially be released on Friday, July 10.

A Summer Without Bug Bites or Sunburn? Adventures in Virtual Camping

in Crafts and Cooking, Things To Do, Family Life, Mari Walker

We may be “over” coronavirus, but it’s clear this pandemic is not over for us. Summer has looked a lot different for our family, and we’re certainly living a smaller life.

Swimming Safety: Tips and Considerations for Pools, Beaches, Hot Tubs, and More

in Health and Wellness, Family Life, Summer Fun

Swimming is a great activity that is enjoyed by many across the country. Whether it's at home, the beach, or the lake, swimming is a great way to cool off during hot weather or to remain comfortable in warm climates.

Does Anyone Else Feel Extremely Not OK?

in Health and Wellness, Mari Walker

I haven’t been able to write a post for this blog in more than a month. I could blame being busy–I have taken on a temporarily bigger volunteer role with my church (ask me about video editing or live streaming!)–but that’s not it, or at least not ent

Summer Learning Loss

in School

Anyone else feel like they have been in the Twilight Zone, oh, since around the middle of March? I know I have. In one way, it has felt like the longest/shortest three months of my life. And I’m pretty sure my kids feel the same way.

Layla A.

in Cover Kid

2019-20 Cover Kid Layla A. experienced her first ever photo shoot with us when she posed for our 30th anniversary cover. Layla plans to continue pursuing modeling, and she hopes to add acting to her resume, too. 

Socially Distant Summer

in Health and Wellness, Summer Fun

It’s finally summer and kids and teens are ready for a much needed break. But, what does that break look like when they’re forced to remain physically distanced from friends and family? While local organizations are doing what they can to provide res

Having Fun with Private Playdates and Parties!

in Sponsored Content

Being stuck in the house day in and day out can definitely cause you and your little ones to go stir crazy. Well, you’re in luck!

Rylan Carruth

in One Amazing Kid

Everyone needs clean water, but not all of us think about what it takes to have that access. Rylan Carruth, 12, does, and he’s active in sharing ways to get involved and ensure Baton Rouge’s drinking water stays as great as it is.

What's Happened in 30 Years?

in Health and Wellness, Family Life, Local News

We’re officially 30 this month! We’ve experienced a lot of excitement, growth and changes over the years, so we’re not surprising anyone when we say that a lot can happen in 30 years. But, what has happened in the last 30 years? Let’s take a look bac

WOW, 30 Years!

in A Day in the Life of Dad

We are super excited to share our 30th birthday with you and even more appreciative of you for allowing us into your homes for 30 years. We like to think we are here helping build strong families, and strong families build strong communities. It’s ha

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park—Camp-Resort

in Get Out of Town

Hey, Boo-boo! It’s time to pack your gear and head to the wide open spaces–right here in our state!

Freedom and Faith

in Faith

I was asked to write about freedom and faith. I cannot think of any more relevant topic during this season in our country.

The Future of Birthday Parties

in Party

Celebrating a birthday with feather boas, a dress up box, candy buffets, or any other themed bash, is an event children look forward to. The excitement begins as they hand out invitations, decide on a party theme, choose their cake and ice cream, and

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Exceptional Lives: Share With Us

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Do you know someone who lives an exceptional life?

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The Long Road to COVID-19 Recovery

in Exceptional Lives

After the birth of her second daughter, Gracie, on April 2, Stephanie Melancon had two days at home with her family of four before their lives turned upside down.

Enter for a Chance to Win with Porter Orthodontics!

in Sponsored Content

Here's something to smile about! You can enter for a chance to win 50% off braces or Invisalign. Enter now for your chance to win. Winner will be announced August 10, 2020.

Yoga Anyone? Four Reasons to Give Yoga a Try

in Health and Wellness, Amy Delaney

I first started stretching and “down-dogging” a few years back. I began my yoga adventure at a local studio, taking in-person classes. I remember asking my classmates, “Why isn’t there a line around the block for yoga?” To this day, I still wonder. Y

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SCOTLAND SATURDAYS

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

8418 Scotland Avenue from 5-7:30 p.m. North Baton Rouge's open market provides a variety of food, art, entertainment and celebration, all in one place. eventbrite.com

Sat 25 Jul
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

PLUS NIGHTS

Highland Road Park Observatory from 7-10 p.m. Periodically, HRPO gives something extra to ...

at Highland Road Park Observatory

Tue 14 Jul
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A COLORFUL WORLD IN BLACK AND WHITE: FONVILLE WINANS' LOUISI...

Louisiana State Museum from 5-7 p.m. Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser will unveil a new...

at Louisiana State Museum

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