Featured Events

Sat 07 Dec

OLD SOUTH JAMBOREE

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

Featuring Carlton Jones and His Red Hot Country Band. Tickets are $10 and $5 for children ages 6-12.

at 9554 Florida Boulevard, Walker

BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery

SUNDAYS AT 4. BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery at 4 p.m. Lecture by Denton Hatcher and Molly Tay...

at BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery

Every Sunday

Sat 07 Dec
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Christmas in the Garden

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens from 9 a.m.-noon. Spend the morning eating hot pancakes provi...

at LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens

Sat 07 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

CLINTON MARKET DAY

Monthly open market.

at Downtown Clinton in front of Courthouse

Articles in Joy Holden, Party and Bloggers

True Balance? There's No Such Thing

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THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A TRULY BALANCED LIFE. The reality is that balance looks different to different people, and it is not always 50-50. In my opinion, balance is simply giving my attention to multiple things.... Read full article

First Birthday Party Fun

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From hats to the bib to the banner on the high chair to the party favors to the venue to the food and drinks, the details of planning a child’s first birthday party are nearly endless. Whether you go all out or keep it intimate and simple, order a 12... Read full article

The Pain of Our Children

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We do everything in our parental power to protect our children. Desperately wanting to prevent pain. Yet, pain is inevitable. All of my children have been hurt not only by the world but by people they love, including me.... Read full article

Litterbugs No More: Litter Education in Louisiana

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Susan Russell, Executive Director of Keep Louisiana Beautiful, says litter education is critical because it will give children the tools they need to create and sustain environmentally friendly habits.... Read full article

How Do I Respond to Comments from Kids About My Body?

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As I established in Suit Up, Mama, I’m living my life in a fat body. It’s not good or bad, it just is. I certainly wish my body were smaller sometimes, and I do exercise and try to be healthy. But I also accept it for what it is: my body that allows ... 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

Summer Goals

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Goal #1: Take my kids skating: I seriously cannot believe my children have never done this. Goal #2: Teach my children my phone number and our address: When I was the same age as my children, I not only knew my phone number, but everyone else's.... Read full article

A Playdate-Style Birthday Party

by Mari Walker on

Birthday parties for littles can add up fast. For a few Benjamins, you can take them and a few friends to a bounce place or rent a bounce house for your backyard. We didn’t start big parties like that for my older daughter until she was about five.... Read full article

From Boys to Young Men

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The day will come when they really feel they’ve found their soul mate or more likely, their love of the week. Either way, you have to prepare for mending a broken heart or teaching them how not to break someone’s heart.... Read full article

4 Reasons Why Every Child Should See Inside Out (And 3 Reasons Parents Should Watch It, Too)

by Tommie Loftin on

In 2015, Disney Pixar released a movie called Inside Out. In the movie, a young girl named Riley has to move across the country because her father gets a new job. When she is uprooted from her simple, Midwestern life and brought into the hustle and b... Read full article

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