Diversifying the Plate of Picky Eaters 

Take baby steps to establish a new food routine  Michelle Bullock knows a thing or two about picky eaters. Her two-year-old son, Ronald, has a few favorite foods, but the Lakeview mom wishes he would add a li...

Teaching Kids Communication Skills

Teaching communication is one of the most important things parents do to educate their children. Children who hear more words by the time they start school have significant advantages over kids who are raised i...

Teaching Tolerance to Your Children

Children notice differences in gender and race—boys and girls, black children and white children. They begin constructing personal and social identities before they can even talk about them. They pick up on the...

Traveling With Tots

Don’t Be Unnerved When Traveling with Tots by Nina Wolgelenter This feature article from 2011 helps show parents that careful planning, managing expectations (theirs, and their children's) and some creativity...
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Taming The Tantrums

Laurel Thomas of Metairie gives an exasperated groan as she explains how she handled two tantrums simultaneously today, from her four-year-old daughter, Caroline, and her five-year-old-son, Christian.“I can...
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Tips For Helping Your Baby Sleep Well

Research shows that sleep is crucial for replenishing the body’s energy and processing learning and memory. Some parts of our brain are more active during sleep than when we are awake. It doesn’t take a super-a...

The Importance Of Playtime

by Sarah Keith Playful interactions between a parent and an infant provide all-important bonding opportunities and encourage a baby’s natural development. What you say Your baby is noticing and reacting to s...
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Storytimes

New Orleans Public Library Algiers, Tuesdays at 10:30 am & Saturdays at 10:30 am & 2:30 pmAlvar, Mondays at 10 am & Saturdays at 1:30 pmCentral City, Tuesdays at 10 am Children’s Resour...