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Wed 11 Dec

SANTA’S VISIT

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

at Iberville Parish Library

Tue 10 Dec
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ADVANCED HOLIDAY COOKIE DECORATING CLASS

at The Arts Council of Livingston Parish

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HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT BATON ROUGE GENERAL

Each night, the lawn transforms into a twinkling display complete with more than 100,000 l...

at Bluebonnet Boulevard and Picardy Avenue

Every day

Tue 10 Dec
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DISNEY JUNIOR HOLIDAY PARTY

at Mahalia Jackson Theater

Articles in Family Life and Get Out of Town

Tri Training, Littles Style!

by Kelly Carmena on

I have never met a kid so fierce and strong as my daughter. This kid is non-stop. She is determined and pushes both my husband and I to stay active because she loves being active. ... Read full article

Overscheduled: Otherwise What’s a SAHM For?!

by Mari Walker on

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

The Unfinished Family: Struggling with Secondary Infertility

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I bought a yellow shirt that read, “I’m a Big Sister!” in a rainbow-glitter font. My daughter was barely two years old, and I knew that having a second child might not happen immediately. ... Read full article

Adoption: The Trials and Triumphs of Forever Families

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There are many reasons why people consider adoption. For some, it’s a result of failed fertility efforts. For others, it’s a desire to enlarge their family and make life better for a child. But for all, it’s a way to bring people of diverse culture, ... Read full article

Staying Calm In The Face Of Rudeness

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Rudeness and bad attitudes are more about forming a self than most parents realize. Building a self takes a long time. ... Read full article



Fall is Here! Ready, Set, Go!

by Amy Delaney on

It’s that time. Not red and green, but orange and black! Despite the humidity and temperature outside, you can see a change in the sunlight that means fall is upon us. We’ve survived another hot Louisiana summer and the payoff is big. Football, good ... Read full article

Teaching Children To Say I'm Sorry

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“Go to your room and think about what you just said!” A phrase every child has heard at least once after being involved in a disagreement.... Read full article

The Moment I Became a Mom

by Amy Delaney on

There are many milestones in the international adoption process–home study completion, being matched with your child, receiving updates, getting the travel call. However, the single biggest milestone for me was never logged on a calendar, even though... Read full article

This Older Mom Will Always Be Young at Heart

by Amy Delaney on

Growing up, I remember a song about older women being beautiful lovers. I hope the same applies to older women being beautiful mothers. I am 44 and have a nine year old and a five year old. Granted, recent news of a woman in India giving birth to twi... Read full article

Holiday Harmony

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Halloween comes and goes. You squeeze in a day for Thanksgiving. You slowly ease into the holiday season with shopping and trimming the tree, and then the chaos ensues. Your days and nights are consumed with cookie exchanges, class parties, Nutcracke... Read full article

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