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HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT BATON ROUGE GENERAL

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

Each night, the lawn transforms into a twinkling display complete with more than 100,000 lights synchronized to music.

at Bluebonnet Boulevard and Picardy Avenue

Every day

Sat 14 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

SANTA CLAUS STORY/CRAFT

at Pride-Chaneyville Library

BOOK BABIES

BOOK BABIES. Watson Library at 10:30 a.m. Activity held on the first Friday of every month...

at Watson Library

Every Saturday

Articles in April Blackburn, Health and Wellness and Holidays

Unknown Costs of Raising a Child with Special Needs

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Talking about money is a taboo in our culture, but sometimes the lack of available information leaves families bewildered when they find themselves in unusual circumstances. Nobody plans on having a child who has a disability, but life doesn’t always... Read full article

Preparing Your Child for Surgery

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My daughter was 13 months old when she needed her first surgery. I was a basketcase, but luckily, she had no idea what was happening. Still, it was hard. When she got a little older and had to have other surgeries, things were a little more challengi... 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

Celebrate New Year's Eve with the Kids

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Whether you couldn’t find a sitter for New Year’s Eve or you just don’t feel like fighting traffic, you can still have a fun, kid-friendly celebration. The key is to keep the kids occupied as the clock counts down. Here are a few family-friendly idea... Read full article

Baby BMI

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Understanding baby's weight.... Read full article



Percentiles Explained: Understanding Your Child’s Growth Charts

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Learn how to understand your child’s growth charts.... Read full article

10 Tips to Put a Stop to Bad Biting Habits

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Young children bite for a variety of reasons—teething, feeling frustrated, seeking attention, looking for a reaction, or just exploring their world. With a little guidance, however, the behavior can stop. Here are 10 tips to help: Address it immedia... Read full article

Water and Sun Safety

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Summer is here! With kids out of school, parents want to make sure that their children are engaged and having fun during their time off. As we head outside for some fresh air and fun in the sun, there are certain sun and water safety recommendations ... Read full article

Secondary Drowning

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Many parents are unaware of something called secondary drowning, or dry drowning, which can go undetected.... Read full article

Veggies Undercover

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Just like every other mother on the planet that has walked through a grocery store, I see the headlines. We are a fat nation. We are a fat nation getting fatter. And I think, “Not on my watch, not my family!”... Read full article

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