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ZOO LIGHTS

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

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

Sat 07 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

IRMA THOMAS IN CONCERT

at Baton Rouge Magnet High School Auditorium

Sat 07 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

CHRISTMAS MOVIE NIGHT

at Jambalaya Park Amphitheater

Sat 07 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

HOLIDAY NUTCRACKER

at Brown-Holt Theatre, The Dunham School

Articles in February Guides, Mandy Cowley, Mari Walker, Mom or Dad Next Door, Holidays and Kelly Carmena

Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Christmas Movie

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So here’s some recommendations for fun movies to watch with your children and the lessons you can learn together as a family....The pitiful Charlie Brown tree teaches us that no matter how broken or imperfect we are, love can fix anything.... Read full article

Borivane Khemmanyvong

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Meet Dad Next Door.... Read full article

Vanessa Lewis

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Meet Mom Next Door.... Read full article

Zane Whittington

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Continuing to always learn and grow is important to Zane Whittington. As principal of Jefferson Terrace Elementary, Zane has major goals on what he hopes for the futures of the students, teachers, and the school. However, it’s the standard he holds h... 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



Christmas is the Best Season

by Jami Redmond and Katrina Liza on

Before kids, Christmas felt a lot less stressful. My first year as a mom, I found myself buying Christmas presents in the Spring. I stored them away in a closet and would pick up toys and gifts all year long. I think that’s the most significant chang... Read full article

Child’s Play: Don’t Hate the Playa OR the Game

by Mari Walker on

“Mama, will you play with me?” The question can sometimes sink me like a stone, especially if I’m in the midst of a work project or otherwise doing something I want or need to do.... Read full article

Aimee Poche

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Through the miracles of adoption and birth, Aimee Poche and her husband saw their family increased from no children to eight children in three years. They adopted a son domestically, internationally adopted five siblings from Peru, and then had two b... Read full article

Jacob Hester

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My Heart Walks Around Without Me: A Girl Scout Camp Experience

by Mari Walker on

Parenting through the elementary years seems to be a gradual release, letting go of the demands (and some of the rewards) of mothering small children. Part of me welcomes the release, and I want nothing more for my daughters than to soar into fulfill... Read full article

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