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Influenza or COVID? Answering Common Questions About Flu Season

in Sponsored Content

In a year that has been dominated by uncertainty from a “novel” virus, one thing that is for sure is that the influenza virus will be making its appearance in the coming weeks. It is important to remember that influenza kills otherwise healthy adults

Waitr Offering Free Grocery Delivery in Baton Rouge in Preparation for Tropical Storm Sally

in Local News

Waitr is offering free grocery delivery to anyone in the Baton Rouge area unable to get to their area grocery or just wanting to stay at home before the storm hits.

Physics Teacher Moves and Motivates Students at Parkview

in Sponsored Content

Sean Gardner, a second-year teacher at Parkview Baptist School, is revolutionizing the structure of a traditional physics class by changing not only the way it is taught, but the way it is graded as well.

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These 5 Celebrity Mama's are strutting their honest postpartum seflies and we're here for it!

Reading to Bump and Baby

in Health and Wellness, Family Life, Turn the Page

“My four year old reads at a third-grade level,” proudly beams Isaiah F.A. “Yesh” Cohen, Ph.D., a young father of three girls. “As we read certain words Rachel doesn’t know, I write them down so that she can learn them later. We’re working on the low

Your Role in Your Child’s Development of Self-Regulation

in Family Life

What do you want for your child? Most parents would say that they want their child to do well in school and to have friends. A foundational skill that can help your child achieve both is his ability to control impulses, follow directions, and consid

The Health Benefits of Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

In the not-so-distant past, extended families were the norm, with multiple generations residing on the same street, if not in the same house.

Different, Not Less: A Mother’s Advocacy for Her Son with Autism

in Exceptional Lives

A diagnosis of autism can turn a family upside down, and that was the case for William Spiller IV when he was diagnosed at age two. Because he didn’t speak or respond, doctors first thought his hearing was the problem, but an auditory brainstem respo

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How to Foster a Love of Music in Children

in Things To Do, Family Life

Music enriches people’s lives in myriad ways. Age is of no consideration when it comes to benefitting from and appreciating music, but it seems that young people in particular have a lot to gain from music education.

Galveston, Texas

in Get Out of Town

When we think about escaping on an island vacation, our thoughts turn towards Hawaii, the Bahamas, or the Caribbean, yet little thought may be given to this island that’s just a day’s drive from Baton Rouge. That’s right–Galveston is an island locate

Myths Versus Facts: Talking to Kids About Suicide

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

How we talk about suicide with kids is fraught with misconceptions. But as difficult as these conversations might be, our willingness to listen and be direct with our kids can mean the difference between life and death.

Alexa Has Manners. Why Don’t My Kids?

in A Day in the Life of Dad

So this just happened. As my wife gets ready in the bathroom, she talks to Alexa to find out the time and weather. And yes, an Alexa is in the bathroom. If you have not done this life hack yet, you really need to try it. Anyway, I listen to this ever