Nola Family Wins Big At Parenting Media Conference

March 9, 2020 Winners of the 2019 Parenting Media Association's Design and Editorial Awards were announced on February 29 at its annual conference in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Nola Family Magazine came home w...

Learning Years: Escape the Moody Cycle

November 18, 2019 Learn clues and strategies to recognize and disrupt moody breakdowns and blow-ups. Sudden escalation of anger in response to small incidents is a common trait of moodiness at any age. Excess...

Learning Years: Raising Indecisive Kids

September 26, 2019 Good enough is sometimes good enough when it comes to anxious children. Childhood anxiety is on the rise. A constant companion of this tormentor is childhood indecisiveness, which has becom...

Learning Years: Gender & Identity Exploration

July 30, 2019 "Fortunately, some youngsters are allowed to gradually learn who they are with supportive families." The notion of gender gets more complex the more socially ubiquitous it becomes, but parents p...

2019 Nola Family Favorites

The results of the Family Favorites Survey are in. We asked, and you answered — in the thousands. Here are your top choices for the best of all things family in New Orleans and beyond. Congratulations to all ...

Tips to help your child overcome negative thinking

Negative thoughts lead to more negative thoughts, but using logic and self-reflection can help guide your child out of this pattern. Party pooper, stick in the mud, and Debbie Downer are all terms for negative...
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Applied Behavioral Analysis: A Family’s Journey

"ABA provides a structure for learning that Liam responds to." by Pamela Marquis, April 9, 2019 Applied behavior analysis is considered the gold standard for children with an autism spectrum disorder, but...

The importance of object permanence on babies.

By Pat Blackwell, Ph.D., 1.10.19 There are simple ways to observe your child's play and interact with them to create lasting effects to their motor and cognitive development. Renowned Swiss child psychologis...