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Catholic High Named 2020 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

in Sponsored Content

Catholic High School was recently named a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. This is the sixth time CHS has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School in the Exemplary High Performing Schools category - the only school in the natio

Halloween 2020: No Tricks Just Treats for This Family

in Holidays, Things To Do, Family Life, Mari Walker

“What are you doing about Halloween?” has replaced “What are you doing about school?” as the new go-to question within my parent friend groups now that we’re all pretty settled in our learning routines, whether hybrid, virtual or homeschooling. It’s

Ochsner Baton Rouge Offers Drive-Thru Flu Shot Option

in Local News

Baton Rouge, LA – Ochsner Baton Rouge has a new, easy and safe way for anyone to get a flu shot. On October 24th, residents have the option to drive up and receive a flu shot without getting out of their car.

Remember Self Breast Exams | Breast Cancer Awareness

in Health and Wellness, Local News

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A young breast cancer survivor has found a new way to fight the disease. Between treatments, Whitney Breaux recently launched a new campaign to help save lives.

Lord of the Flies Breakout Box Deepens Learning Experience for Middle Schoolers

in Sponsored Content

After finishing their novel unit on Lord of The Flies, Mrs. Wales’ eighth grade English class participated in a group breakout box assignment in partnership with Mrs. Liner, the middle school librarian. A breakout box activity is one that requires bo

Rate of depression increasing among Louisiana adults | Free online learning

in Things To Do, Local News

On Oct. 8, for National Depression Screening Day, NAMI Louisiana will host a free online learning session called, “Recognizing Depression,” to educate Louisiana residents about the signs, symptoms and treatment of depression in adults. Anthony Germad

Maskne: It’s Real!

in Health and Wellness

Breakouts are bound to happen, but it’s possible that you’ve noticed more unwanted friends popping up on your chin and cheeks where your mask sits. Could your mask be causing these unwanted breakouts? Yes!

Pandemic Parenting, Amirite?

in Health and Wellness, Family Life, Ellen Mecholsky

I’m sitting here in front of my computer trying to think of something to write to all of you–something to lift up and inspire during this time of uncharted territory and endless new decision-making.

Ochsner Baton Rouge Named 2020 Hospital of the Year

in Local News

Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge has been named the 2020 Hospital of the Year (Medium) by Louisiana State Nurses Association (LSNA) and Louisiana Nurse Foundation (LNF).

Focusing on Your Circle of Control

in Health and Wellness, Cheryl Brodnax

As a counselor, I treat a lot of anxiety. As a human, I’ve had a lot of anxiety. I believe worrying just comes as part of the human condition. If someone claims they never worry, I’m thinking they either have an impressive supply of medication, or no

Protecting Baby’s Oral Health

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

The period when babies are teething can be tough on children and their parents. While parents who have dealt with teething infants in the past might be able to recognize when their new babies’ teeth are coming in, first-time parents may wonder why th

Roll With It

in A Day in the Life of Dad

So recently, I decided to do something a bit different and that was to do something for myself first. That is, I decided that before I got into my day and got caught up in all the tasks for the day, I would get on my bike and ride and just listen to

How To Protect Your Children And Teens From The Stress of Cyberbullying

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

One of the biggest challenges parents currently face is how to manage our children’s access to technology. When they are young, we worry about them spending too much time staring at screens and not getting outside to play. As they get older, they sta

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Glenwood Springs, Colorado

in Get Out of Town

Our country is brimming with amusement destinations from coast to coast, but have you ever been to one that’s located 7,100 feet above sea level? That’s just one reason to visit–it’s the only mountain-top theme park in America. You’ll travel by state

Get Back on Track: Is it Time for Speech Therapy?

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

“What’s normal for children this age?” “Will these errors resolve on their own?” “How do I address this issue?” Have these thoughts entered your mind after noticing differences in your child’s development while observing other children?

Loving God Means Letting Go

in Faith

Many mornings these days, I find myself preparing two bags on my countertop–one is filled with laptops, chargers and supplies for my kids attending virtual instruction at new schools. The other, clothing, reading material and other needs for my mothe

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Brandon LaGroue

in Mom or Dad Next Door

Brandon LaGroue’s job often calls for him to be serious throughout the day, but in reality, he’s very silly and goofy. Brandon really loves having a good time each and every day, and he goes through life with a smile on his face. He’s also the perfec

A Garden’s Promise

in Things To Do, Amy Delaney

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” I didn’t understand the powerful meaning of this quote from Audrey Hepburn until the quarantine of 2020. While many baked bread and remodeled their kitchens, I got my hands dirty in my little raised bed.

Reaching His Goals: Physical Differences Don’t Slow Success for Young Broadcast Journalist

in Exceptional Lives

Tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick. Those 12 seconds changed everything for Dylan Domangue, and they were the first seconds of his life.

Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes, Oh My!

in Holidays, Things To Do, Family Life

Pick the perfect pumpkin with your kiddos this Fall season at one of these perfect pumpkin patches. Or, if you’re up for a challenge, take on one of the corn mazes and see if you can make it to the finish line during a day of fun with your family.

Things to do around town

Sat 01 May

CIRCUS LOUISIANA PRESENTS HOOK: ACROSS NEVERLAND

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

Manship Theatre at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Captain Hook has returned. He has kidnapped two children from Earth, planning to use them to lure out the Lost Boys and Peter Pan. See the circus arts take on a twist of a classic story. Cost is $33. manshiptheatr

at Manship Theatre

Sat 31 Oct
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

BREC ATHLETICS HOME RUN DERBY

Central Sports Park from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. BREC provides youngsters ages 14 and under an oppo...

at Central Sports Park

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JUNIOR ADVANCED BEGINNER INSTRUCTION

Highland Road Community Park Tennis Center from 5-6 p.m. This four-week program reinforces...

at Highland Road Community Park Tennis Center

Every Wednesday

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YOGA ON THE LAWN

North Boulevard Town Square from 6:30-7:30 p.m., weather permitting. Free, socially-distan...

at North Boulevard Town Square

Every Thursday

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