Featured Events

Fri 06 Dec

PARENTS NIGHT OUT FOR SPECIAL NEEDS

For children with special needs ages 2-12 and their siblings. Registration requested.

at St. Jean Vianney Church

Fri 06 Dec

FAMILY FRIENDLY CONCERT

Johnette Downing will perform. Free.

at New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

Sat 07 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

OLD SOUTH JAMBOREE

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

at 9554 Florida Boulevard, Walker

Thu 05 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

CHEF’S EVENING AND WINE TASTING EVENT

Enjoy different foods prepared by area chefs while doing Christmas shopping in more than 2...

at Denham Springs Antiques Village

Articles in Printable Templates, Monthly Guides, Cristian Hardy, Summer Fun, Amy Delaney, Party, Health and Wellness and Jodi Carson

Free Online Immunization Records

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I know that from now on, whether I need records for a new school or camp registration or a new doctor, I will use our account on MyIR because it’s the best place to access our official, consolidated immunization records quickly and for free. ... Read full article

Is Teasing Bullying?

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“Oh honey, I'm only teasing,” I say, smiling as I ruffle my six-year-old's thick thatch of blonde hair. He's annoyed that I'd gently ribbed him about the adorable cowlick on his head, and his need for a haircut. “Teasing isn't allowed at school. It's... Read full article

School Bus Basics

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Tips for success on the big yellow bus.... Read full article

Best Friend Breakups and Makeups: the Ups and Downs of Friendship

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Quarrels and breakups happen, and painful feelings may linger. Often but not always–after some time or a shift in activities–kids find a way to make up. ... Read full article

Go Organic! 5 ways to raise a “green” baby

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Considering an organic change for your family? Here are some things you can do.... Read full article



Mamas Never Get Vacation, Not Even at the Beach!

by Mari Walker on

Packing up and hitting a beach somewhere along the Gulf seems to be an annual event for most middle- and upper-class families in our area, at least according to my Facebook feed. This year, we decided to join the fray, meeting my in-laws from Virgini... Read full article

Understanding and Coping with the Holiday Blues

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When I was a child, I was obsessed with Christmas, like I suppose most kids are. But, I knew that when the song, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” came on, things would get sad very quickly. As a first generation American, all I knew were small celebratio... Read full article

Vehicular Heat Stroke Awareness

by Mindy Calandro, MD on

It is a heartbreaking headline that we see each and every summer…”Infant dies after being left in car.” On average, 37 children die each year in the US as a result of being left in a hot vehicle, and in 2018, a record 52 children died from heat-relat... Read full article

Children Using Melatonin: Is it Safe?

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Some children may have difficulty producing melatonin or may have another exception that is keeping them from sleeping. Is melatonin the answer?... Read full article

Coping With Early Puberty In Girls

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You might be surprised to read that the young age of eight is considered to be within the range of what is normal for puberty, yet on the other hand, you might have noticed that girls do seem to be maturing at earlier ages. ... Read full article

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