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Planetarium Family Hour and Stargazing

LASM on Saturdays at 10 a.m. Gather around the campfire to learn about stars and constella...

Every Saturday

Thu 12 Dec
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CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

at Train Station, Denham Springs

Fri 13 Dec
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BLACK NATIVITY

at LSU Shaver Theatre

Articles in April Blackburn and Family Life

Overscheduled: Otherwise What’s a SAHM For?!

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When Miss Seven started Kindergarten, her dad and I decided to limit after school activities to two: one sport or otherwise something physical and one more arts focused activity. My, how times have changed. Right now, we have four extracurricular act... Read full article

Fight Fair: 10 Rules for Healthy Disagreements in Marriage

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Did you promise to love and comfort, for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness, and in health, for as long as you both shall live? When we lovingly answered, “I do,” it was hard to imagine what day-to-day life with our spouse would look ... Read full article

Material World: Tips for Teaching Children that Things Aren’t Everything

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In a world where one can get a date, food or household items with the tap of their smartphones, it's hard to not be slightly materialistic. Never before has there been a time when the world was so small. As the digital age continues to churn out on-d... 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

Are You a Drone Parent?

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What exactly a "Drone Parent" is. Take our quiz to see if you fit the bill.... Read full article



A Better Road Trip For Everyone

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Summer is the perfect time for road trips with the whole family, but anyone with kids knows that road trips are definitely not easy.... Read full article

What's The Right Age To...? Top Ten Questions

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We’ve heard the adage that babies and children don’t come with instruction manuals. But sometimes, we need real advice to help us out when it comes to certain topics that we just can’t muddle through or get any answers.... Read full article

Teaching Children to be Thankful

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As we approach the holiday season, our minds often turn to things for which we should be thankful: health, family, shelter, friends—all of these things become more important during this time of year. ... Read full article

Baton Rouge Bike Safety

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Bike Baton Rouge, a local nonprofit bicycle advocacy organization, is offering a list of bike safety tips which they hope will result in increased safety amongst bicyclists and motorists sharing the road. ... Read full article

Finding My Zen Through Reading

by Kelly Carmena on

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

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