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Gardening with Kids: Playing in Dirt isn’t Just Fun–It’s Healthy, Too!

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There’s no question, playing in the dirt tops the list of fun for kids, particularly young children, despite the protests of many well-intended parents. If you happen to be one of those worried parents, you can put your fears aside.... Read full article

Winter Wonderland Snow Globe

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Brainstorming Boredom Busters While Stuck at Home

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I love a good challenge, but at least four weeks (eight weeks?) at home with my girls, ages 8 and almost-4, may be my biggest mama challenge to date. I am committed to doing our part for public health and staying home as much as we possibly can. I am... Read full article

Aimee Poche

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Through the miracles of adoption and birth, Aimee Poche and her husband saw their family increased from no children to eight children in three years. They adopted a son domestically, internationally adopted five siblings from Peru, and then had two b... Read full article

Chocolate Peanut Butter Snack Mix

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Make homework time a little easier to get through with this delicious after-school snack idea. The salty sweet combination makes for the perfect dessert, and it’s even great for those on-the-go days.... Read full article



Grilled Chicken & Pineapple Skewers with Lemon-Cucumber Salsa

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Light up the grill this week. With this dish, you can get outdoors, enjoy the sunshine, and have a delicious meal.... Read full article

Are You a Filmmaker?

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Lights, camera, action! Louisiana Public Broadcasting is calling for entries for short films from local filmmakers. The films submitted will be nominated for inclusion in the ninth annual PBS Online Film Festival. The PBS Online Film Festival showcas... Read full article

Creamy Stuffed French Toast

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Make breakfast extra easy with this delicious recipe. This classic recipe is taken to another level with a creamy filling.... Read full article

Ochsner Baton Rouge Launches ‘InstaEat’ Mobile App for Cafeteria

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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.... Read full article

Top BASIS Charter School Educators Will Lead New Campus in Baton Rouge

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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.... Read full article

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