Featured Events

ZOO LIGHTS

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

Enjoy more than 50 illuminated display sculptures of animals and traditional holiday themes on a mile-long trail winding through the zoo.

at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo

Every day

Fri 06 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

BOOK BABIES

Activity held on the first Friday of every month for infants through age five with stories...

at Watson Library

Fri 06 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

LIVE AT 5 ON THE WESTSIDE

Hear Parish County Line in this free concert.

at Town of Addis Railroad Museum and Park

Fri 06 Dec

PARENTS NIGHT OUT FOR SPECIAL NEEDS

For children with special needs ages 2-12 and their siblings. Registration requested.

at St. Jean Vianney Church

Articles in Sponsored Content, Susan Lowry Cedotal, Nicole Green, Madeline Rathle, Summer Fun, Amy Delaney and Cheryl Brodnax

What is a Medical Home?

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In providing the best care to our children that we possibly can, we, as parents, should also make it our responsibility to establish a medical home for our children.... Read full article

Tobacco Prevention Month

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Did you know that 92 percent of East Baton Rouge middle and high school students don’t smoke?... Read full article

Anxiety: A Mother and Son Perspective

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I absolutely despise anxiety and the havoc it is wreaking on my sweet child and on so many in his generation, but I love him so much. I pray that one day he doesn't wake up with the feeling of butterflies in his stomach. ... Read full article

Who Needs a Hot Meal?

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I go to take a bite of my food.  Just as the fork reaches my lips, my children ask, “What is for dessert?” They’ve finished their meal, and I’ve hardly had a chance to eat. It is lukewarm at this point which is how I’ve learned to eat my food.... Read full article

Four Destinations, Four Budgets

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The summer is here, and you may feel the need for a family road trip. When it comes to short stays and mini vacays, the budget is always a factor. We are taking the guesswork out of the equation for these adventures and providing you with a blueprint... Read full article



A Life Worth Following

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I cannot hope my children will be unconditionally loving parents without loving them unconditionally. I cannot hope my children will be authentic in their relationships while pretending in my own.... Read full article

I Choose Thanksgiving!

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I love Thanksgiving and do not want to hurry it out the door.So, I plan to savor this season until November 24. Then I will focus on Christmas. But until then, you can find me dreaming of green bean casserole, applesauce jello, and rice dressing. ... Read full article

Finding My Zen Through Reading

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Lately, I have struggled to find time for training. Between the closing of my daycare, work, and packing for an eventual move to a new house, I have had very little time for myself. In fact, much of my free time has been spent KonMori’ing my current ... Read full article

Join the Gym So You Can Take a Nap!

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So, Laura,... put on work-out clothes, and headed to the gym for free child care with paid membership. She dropped her three kiddos off at the nursery and walked straight out the door to her minivan where she had brought a pillow and blanket. ... Read full article

Raising Nature Explorers & Bioblitz!

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Whether it’s through games, hiking, canoeing, crafts or experiments, exploring nature is always fun and educational with BREC, and that’s precisely what Nature Explorers Camp is all about.... Read full article

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