Gerber & Howard: Pour Me a Flute!

December 31, 2019 While NolaBoomers.com is under construction, our articles can be found here on our sister site, Nola Family.  Two women born and bred in New Orleans take on their artistry, aging, and the ci...

Getting a Head Start on Early Education

Research, waitlists, and tours — what’s so great about preschool? Throughout history, mothers have found ways to care for their children while working. Some Native Americans used cradle boards and pioneers lai...

Parenting Blind

December 1, 2019 “Of course it’s hard, but only because being a parent is hard.” Parenting is all about adapting, but for one parent being born blind just meant she had to adapt differently. Decades ago, Jen...

Eco-Anxiety: The Burden of Climate Change

November 15, 2019 “...I think my small contributions are meaningless because of the advanced state of our environmental problem.” Part One: The physical effects of global warming are well studied, but its to...

Grand Travels: Adventures With Grandkids

November 1, 2019 While NolaBoomers.com is under construction, our articles can be found here on our sister site, Nola Family.  “Kids away from their parents are different people, more open to ideas and willin...

Personality Matters: The College Application Process

September 30, 2019 “... more than 1,000 colleges are test-optional, which evaluates students without their test scores taken into consideration.” Do colleges really want an epic personal essay about overcomin...

Dave Malone: Just a Lucky Knucklehead

September 19, 2019 While NolaBoomers.com is under construction, our articles can be found here on our sister site, Nola Family.  “You know, the truth is that the business of music sucks, but the making of mus...

The Big IDEA With SPED

September 5, 2019 “Parents must educate themselves so they can adequately advocate for their children’s needs.” Special education doesn't mean a student is isolated or ignored — quite the opposite, actually. ...

The gradeaux and funkiness of Mitchell Gaudet

July 5, 2019 While NolaBoomers.com is under construction, our articles can be found here on our sister site, Nola Family.  “New Orleans and its culture has a place in everything I have made and will continue ...

Best Friends

By Pamela Marquis May 9, 2019 "The more variety children have in their friends, the more they can see the world in different and positive ways." Girl-boy friendships can be an important part of learning...