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Sat 14 Dec

THE NUTCRACKER: A TALE FROM THE BAYOU

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at Raising Cane’s River Center

Thu 19 Dec
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BINGO @ The LIBRARY

at Jones Creek Library

Sat 14 Dec
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BATON ROUGE ARTS MARKET

at Farmers Market downtown

Articles in Cover Kid, Mari Walker, Tommie Loftin and Leah Conti

Mamas Never Get Vacation, Not Even at the Beach!

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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

Preslynn M.

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2019-20 Cover Kid Preslynn M. is one extremely resilient little girl. Doctors told her parents that they didn’t expect her to walk, however, Preslynn defeated those odds. Not only does she walk, she’s an incredible dancer. Her favorite music to dance... Read full article

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

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“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

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

Calleigh B.

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2018-19 Cover Kid Calleigh B. showed her American pride for her cover shoot. This two-time Cover Kid will be heading to high school this fall, where she will be taking all AP classes.... Read full article



Ava B.

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2018-19 Cover Kid Ava B. is as sweet as she is adorable! As a three-time Cover Kid, Ava is no stranger to photo shoots.... Read full article

Overscheduled: Otherwise What’s a SAHM For?!

by Mari Walker on

When Miss Seven started Kindergarten, her dad and I decided to limit after school activities to two: one sport or otherwise something physical and one more arts focused activity. My, how times have changed. Right now, we have four extracurricular act... Read full article

Have Baby, Will Travel

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All of that to say we tried it because we had no other choice. We have learned that while travel with a baby is different, it’s also completely doable and a new adventure.... Read full article

Peyton L.

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Peyton L. is a little firecracker who had a blast at her photo shoot for the cover. Peyton is extremely friendly, bubbly, and full of energy. She loves going to the beach, being outdoors, and playing with her American Girl doll, Casey. Peyton and her... Read full article

Suit Up, Mama!

by Mari Walker on

You’ll never consider my body bikini-ready or beach-worthy. I’ve never had six-pack abs or been a small person, even in my younger, pre-kid days. I have a soft, squishy tummy; big, strong thighs; big everything.... Read full article

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