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Where Germs Hide

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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

Lori Heroman

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Mardi Gras Grinch

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Can you imagine living in south Louisiana and not being enamored by Mardi Gras? The parades! The floats! The throws! The bands! The galas! The king cake! ... Read full article

Why Can't I Have a Cupcake?

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It’s the weekend, and if you’re a parent of young children, you know what that means—birthday parties. Every parent knows the hurried hustle involved when preparing to attend a child’s birthday party. But while most parents only have to prepare one “... Read full article



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

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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

Blair Guillame

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Secondary Drowning: Get The Facts

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It’s the beginning of summer and, therefore, the beginning of pool days and beach trips. If there was ever a time for water safety, it is now.... 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

How Would the Superheroes Parent?

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Marvel superheroes dominated in the box office this summer. And sure, they can battle a bunch of baddies, but could they actually survive an epic toddler tantrum? We eventually began to wonder how some of our favorite heroes would fare if given... Read full article

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