Articles in Kirsten Raby, Party and Health and Wellness

A Playdate-Style Birthday Party

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Birthday parties for littles can add up fast. For a few Benjamins, you can take them and a few friends to a bounce place or rent a bounce house for your backyard. We didn’t start big parties like that for my older daughter until she was about five.... Read full article

It's Time to Party!

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Before your birthday girl can make a wish and blow out the candles, there’s a lot of planning to be done. Don’t worry, though! We are here to help. From choosing a theme and sending out invitations to ordering a cake and scheduling entertainment, we ... Read full article

Trauma and Children

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Learn what happens when children are faced with trauma.... Read full article

5 Tips For Fitness Success

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While many people desire to be physically fit, it can be hard to start—and continue—taking the steps of making dietary changes and exercising on a regular basis.... Read full article

No More Mosquitos!

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In South Louisiana mosquitos are more than just pests. They sometimes dictate our plans.... Read full article



Take A Toddler Hike

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Next time your toddling dynamo gets bored, step outside and take a walk around the neighborhood. Your child stands to gain much more than a breath of fresh air.... Read full article

Primary, Urgent, or Emergency Care? When and How to Make the Call

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When should you make an appointment with your doctor? How “urgent” is urgent care? Is it time to go to the emergency room?... Read full article

Silent Sickness: Living with Postpartum Depression

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“I remember thinking, if I took enough sleeping pills, my husband would come home in time to take care of the kids, and I just wouldn’t wake up.”... Read full article

Childhood Anxiety

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Anxiety is essentially an almost-constant state of apprehension. And for some children, that apprehension does manifest in the more expected and typical ways. But for others, it’s constantly activating their fight or flight reflex. ... Read full article

Your Kids Are Watching Your Marriage

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Often, one of the most neglected parenting lessons throughout a marriage is, in fact, the marriage itself. As couples become increasingly hyper-focused on schedules and extracurricular activities (travel ball, dance, cheer, festivals, events, etc.), ... Read full article

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