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CELEBRATION IN THE OAKS

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Make a trip to New Orleans to see the 33rd anniversary of the most spectacular holiday lights festival in the country.

at New Orleans City Park

Every day

Wed 11 Dec
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GROCERY STORE TOUR

at Rouses, Bluebonnet

Thu 12 Dec
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CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

at Train Station, Denham Springs

Articles in April Blackburn and Health and Wellness

Friendsgiving and Solitary Celebrations: Make the Most of Thanksgiving

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The long-held tradition of the family gathered around a table for a savory Thanksgiving feast carries fond memories for most. Yet, many will spend the day alone, either out of circumstance or by choice. Whatever the case, there are plenty of ways to ... Read full article

Are Your Child's Bad Habits Driving you Nuts?

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Although most children’s bad habits are developmentally related and disappear over time, behaviors that persist and are injurious or intensify may need to be addressed.... Read full article

12 Ways To Work Your Workout

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The benefits of exercising regularly are no secret. From controlling weight, to staving off chronic disease, to improving memory and sleep—physical activity seems to be a cure-­all for whatever ails you.... Read full article

Changing the Game: Is it Wise to Specialize?

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Gone are the days of children playing multiple sports just for fun. Now, many kids are playing one sport year round to become elite athletes. This athletic trend is called sports specialization. Is it always a good idea?... Read full article

Spring Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day

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East Baton Rouge Parish residents can drop off household hazardous materials for safe disposal at the upcoming Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day on Saturday, May 18.... Read full article



Does Birth Order Affect Who We Become?

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My son (the firstborn) is reserved, a perfectionist, and follows directions to a tee. My daughter (the youngest) is outgoing, fearless, and thinks the world is her stage. However, my son came home from overnight camp with the news that he was voted i... Read full article

The Mommy PR Goal

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“Mommy! Don’t go! Please!” These were the words that escaped my four-year-old’s sweet little mouth as I attempted to leave my parent’s house for a quiet run along Lake Chicot.... Read full article

Taking Back Summer: The Benefits of Being Bored

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The pace was slow, but our bicycles were fast, and we rode them everywhere.... Read full article

8 Great Apps For Kids With Special Needs

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Kids living with special needs are diverse just like other kids their age, and there are many educational apps that can help them with their needs. Here are eight of the best ones, and they’re all free. So, if you’re a parent or caregiver of kids who... Read full article

A Bra Can Change Your Life

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Bra fitting? Who has time for that? You need to make time, Sister!... Read full article

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