Featured Events

SANTA AT THE MALL

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

Mall of Louisiana Meet and take photos with the big guy himself.

at Mall of Louisiana

Every day

Sat 07 Dec
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BATON ROUGE ARTS MARKET

The event will feature special art activities for kids.

at Farmers Market downtown

Sat 07 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH HIKE

Join a park ranger on a guided hike.

at Port Hudson State Historic Site, Jackson

Sat 07 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

LPB’S VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST

Special appearances from Daniel Tiger, Curious George, Luna, Super Why and Princes Presto....

at Raising Cane's River Center

Articles in Kirsten Raby, Madeline Rathle, Turn the Page, Family Life, Health and Wellness and Holidays

The Art of Staylistening

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A New Approach to Your Toddler's Tantrums.... Read full article

To Date or Not To Date? When is Your Child Ready?

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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children, on average, are now beginning to date at 12 ½ for girls and 13 ½ for boys. How we define dating, however, could change these averages. The recent trend among early adolescents is for boys and... 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

Choosing Easy

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A fellow mother once told me, “I have come to realize that the hard choices we make as parents tend to be the right choices.” We were discussing whether or not I should send my son to school the day of the last honor roll assembly this past week. ... Read full article

Parenting Advice from The Sopranos?

by Mari Walker on

I was a high school senior when The Sopranos debuted 20 years ago. I lived in the middle of nowhere, Oklahoma, and didn’t have basic cable let alone access to HBO to see the cultural juggernaut as it was airing for the first time. ... 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

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

Borivane Khemmanyvong

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Meet Dad Next Door.... Read full article

Small Group of Friends or Big Popularity?

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Parents may wake one day to find the top three priorities of their children are friends, food, and fun, with family trailing far behind. The same children who once enjoyed being home with family now prefer to spend free time with friends. The need fo... 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

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