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ZOO LIGHTS

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Enjoy more than 50 illuminated display sculptures of animals and traditional holiday themes on a mile-long trail winding through the zoo.

at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo

Every day

Fri 06 Dec

FAMILY FRIENDLY CONCERT

Johnette Downing will perform. Free.

at New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery

SUNDAYS AT 4. BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery at 4 p.m. Lecture by Denton Hatcher and Molly Tay...

at BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery

Every Sunday

Sat 07 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

LSU CANDLELIGHT CONCERT

Tickets run $11-18.

at LSU Student Union Theater

Articles in April Blackburn, Nicole Green, Holidays and Amelia Laprairie

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

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from the BRPM Staff!

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The Baton Rouge Parents Magazine staff share some of our favorite Christmas movies and reasons why we have to watch them every year. ... Read full article

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

No More Gifts! Experiences Please!

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During the holiday season, it’s so easy to get wrapped up in the quest to give the “ultimate gifts” for Christmas. ... Read full article

Make Time For Yourself

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Being a mom is a roller coaster of emotions. There’s happiness while watching the little ones grow, followed by my sadness because of the realization of how fast it happens. There’s anticipation of wanting them to reach milestones, followed by the ne... Read full article



Christmas Lights Craze: Local Families’ Holiday Displays Shine Bright

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Local families the Hohensees, the Clarks, and the Johnsons are known for creating these eye-catching displays every year. ... 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

When Santa’s Not Fair

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What’s the first thing you ask a child after Christmas? Did you answer, “What did Santa bring you?” or “What did you get for Christmas?” Chances are you did, and you’re not alone. After all, you’re guaranteed a smile. And the ultimate conversation st... Read full article

Fall is Here! Ready, Set, Go!

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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

12 Tips to Tame the Holiday Circus

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Are holiday traditions, parties, volunteer commitments and shopping turning you into a frenzied ringmaster of a runaway circus train? For your sanity and for your health, put the brakes on the holiday rush. Here's how.... Read full article

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