Siblings often joke about being Mom’s favorite. But a new study in the Journal of Marriage and Family shows that parents playing favorites is no joking matter. Seventy percent of mothers who participated in the survey admitted to having a favorite ch
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The Ralph's Market Spring Wine Gala is almost sold out! The Kentucky Derby theme makes this a favorite event to attend and will be at Houmas House Estate and Gardens on Friday, April 30. Your ticket includes wine, food, live music and the ambiance of
Parkview Baptist School's AP Biology students took part in a science lab, testing the genetic engineering of e-coli bacteria. Students took e-coli bacteria and inserted genes to make it ampicillin resistant and to give it the green florescent protein
If you’re looking for a family-friendly place to bring the kids for an out-town-adventure, Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe | Houston is just the place.
Sports are known for helping kids develop confidence, leadership skills, and a sense of belonging. But when the pressure to perform and unhealthy coaching practices do the opposite, kids find themselves in a tough situation where they may need parent
Gardening is a wonderful activity that people from all walks of life enjoy. A garden full of fresh fruits and vegetables and/or beautiful blooms can instill a sense of pride in gardeners and turn their backyards into colorful, peaceful respites.
When he was born seven weeks before his due date, prematurity seemed to be the biggest obstacle facing Gideon Schroeder. His parents, Marianne and Greg, were completely surprised when Gideon was diagnosed with Down Syndrome.
Has potty training ever felt or sounded so draining that you consider keeping your child in diapers forever? Persuading a toddler to use the potty is no small task. Some get scared, some get frustrated, and others are just not interested. If you want
Barbecues in the backyard or cocktails on the patio provide some fun ways to enjoy the great outdoors from the comforts of home. While friends and family flock to such entertaining opportunities, some unwanted guests may want to crash the festivities
Home renovation projects are significant undertakings. Working with skilled and experienced contractors can ensure projects go smoothly and are completed promptly. Timing is a big consideration for homeowners as they begin renovating their homes, and
Pride tends to swell when homeowners successfully complete do-it-yourself projects on their homes. In addition to saving homeowners money, DIY projects provide a unique way for men and women to personally connect with their homes. The ability to look
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has set into motion a long train of difficulties as we have been adjusting to life in isolation. The lockdown notice in March 2020 came with little warning as it forced students and workers alike to buckle down in t
You never realize just how quiet winter is until the birds start chirping and squawking on the first days of spring. Recently, I had a similar experience when I smelled a familiar aroma floating over the fence in my neighborhood. Someone was boiling
After word had spread about the “healing” waters in the local springs, Eureka Springs, Arkansas was founded on July 4, 1879. Thousands soon flocked to the town in order to build shanties for the expected guests, and now, there are many places to visi
Louisiana Women’s Healthcare, the state’s largest OB/GYN group is excited to announce it is becoming part of the Ochsner Health family, effective May 1, 2021. As LWH cares for over 70,000 women in the Greater Baton Rouge area
I am someone who loves science, at least as a bystander and beneficiary. I even wrote about the benefits of animal research in my high school English class for our persuasive essay assignment, convinced science was critical to my survival of jaundice
The Mall of Louisiana welcomed Blue Zoo to Baton Rouge and is set to debut on April 1, 2021
BASIS Charter Schools has tapped two of the top educators in its nationally-acclaimed 31-campus network as Head of School and Head of Operations at its new Baton Rouge campus, which will open this August.
Second graders at Parkview Baptist School recently welcomed Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome to speak about Black History Month and her role as the first female, African American Mayor-President of our City-Parish.
The Parkview Baptist indoor track and field team had a strong showing at the LHSAA Division II Indoor Track and Field championships at the Carl Maddox Fieldhouse on the campus of LSU.
Many parents want their kids to experience summer camps, but the idea of spending several nights away from home is a little scary for both the parent and the child. A great alternative, especially for younger kids, is to send them to day camp. Day ca
One of the lessons that parents try to teach their children is the importance of sharing with each other. Whether it be their snacks, their thoughts, and occasionally, even their toys, parents know that sharing is an important lesson for children to
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Ochsner Baton Rouge now offers InstaEat, a mobile app that helps users electronically order and pay for meals from the hospital cafeteria.
As the older sister of a lifelong baseball player, I spent many hours at the ballpark. When it came time to sign my son up for spring T-Ball, I wasn’t worried–I had been living the baseball mom life for years! I was way ahead of the game.
Kindness is the keyword for eight-year-old Tiva Thyssen, and she’s involved in several efforts to spread it. Specifically, since losing her older brother Traeh to suicide in 2019, Tiva works to bring awareness to and prevent bullying and suicide
While it certainly may seem like it happened a very long time ago, it was in fact only a year ago this month that we received news of the first presumptive case of COVID-19. By March 16, 2020, we were instructed to stay at home. Schools went virtual,
In response to increased demand for virtual abuse prevention training, The CARE Center now offers its online ROAR program without cost to organizations that serve children.
The sound of the last school bell before summer break leads to warm feelings of nostalgia for many of us. Sure, part of it was the fact we did not have to wake up early and spend all day in class, but the memories made during those sunny months make
Broadmoor Presbyterian Early Childhood Center students are overcoming obstacles and jumping back into the swing of things.
Discover the artistic talent of the students of Livingston Parish. Their artwork will be on display at the Arts Council gallery from March 10-April 24, located at 133 Hummell in Denham Springs. The gallery will also feature the work of their 2020 Art
February is #KidsENTHealth Month. Does your child snore or breathe through their mouth throughout the night? While the snoring may seem cute, it could be a true medical problem known as pediatric obstructive sleep apnea or sleep-disordered breathing.
Pediatric Day Health Centers are Lifesavers for families of medically fragile children. The Center cares for children with breathing tubes, feeding tubes, ventilator dependent, complications of prematurity, seizure disorders, and tracheostomy patient
If you're 18 years of age and older and planning to fly anytime after October 1, 2021, you will need to present a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, a state-issued enhanced driver’s license, or another acceptable form of ID to in order to board.
Our family is almost ready to say goodbye to our stroller, and looking back, it might be my most beloved piece of baby gear (after my DSLR camera perhaps). Our orange BabyJogger CityMini has served us well, hauling two girls around the neighborhood a
BPECC had a comfy, cozy pajama day! Together, they read books about pajamas, painted funky pajama patterns, and ate donuts with chocolate milk--the best thing to eat when you’re in your pjs!
The local choice for acne treatment and pediatric skin conditions close to home. Trust the team at Louisiana Dermatology Associates to provide caring, compassionate dermatological services for every member of the family. Now welcoming new patients wi
When someone actually takes the time to make you a gift, you know they must have really put their heart into it. Show how much someone means to you this year with a DIY Valentine’s Day gift. Whatever your skill level, we promise you can make somethin