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BOOK BABIES

BOOK BABIES. Watson Library at 10:30 a.m. Activity held on the first Friday of every month for infants through age five with stories, music and games. (225) 664-3963

at Watson Library

Every Saturday

in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

SANTA AT THE MALL

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

at Mall of Louisiana

Every day

Fri 06 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

BOOK BABIES

Activity held on the first Friday of every month for infants through age five with stories...

at Watson Library

Fri 06 Dec
in BRPM Monthly Print Calendar

LIVE AT 5 ON THE WESTSIDE

Hear Parish County Line in this free concert.

at Town of Addis Railroad Museum and Park

Articles in Local Profile, Summer Fun, Mari Walker, Family Life and May Guides

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

Bunny Bunny Goes Missing!

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It’s hard to know what toy your kid will latch onto, what will become the irreplaceable lovey or important, gotta-take-it-everywhere trinket.... Read full article

The Pain of Our Children

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We do everything in our parental power to protect our children. Desperately wanting to prevent pain. Yet, pain is inevitable. All of my children have been hurt not only by the world but by people they love, including me.... Read full article

The Dos and Don'ts of Savvy Shopping

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Is Eating Healthy Possible On A Tight Budget?... 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



Oh, the Tangled Web they Weave

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When Teenagers Lie... Read full article

Expert Tips on Handling Holiday Havoc

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Do the visions of sugarplums dancing in your head get flattened by your massive “To do” list each holiday season? Does the dream of a perfect white Christmas have you seeing red when it comes to dealing with family schedules? If your holiday travels ... Read full article

Marvel Mom for a Day

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Upon entering the Smoothie King Center, the looks started. But here’s the thing, everyone loved it. We got applause, thumbs up, and even the occasional, “Y’all are great parents.”... Read full article

Vehicular Heat Stroke Awareness

by Mindy Calandro, MD on

It is a heartbreaking headline that we see each and every summer…”Infant dies after being left in car.” On average, 37 children die each year in the US as a result of being left in a hot vehicle, and in 2018, a record 52 children died from heat-relat... Read full article

Taming Your Child's Monster Wish List

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Most children feel compelled to keep up with their friends, and the holidays can bring out their desires for expensive goods even more.... Read full article

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