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5 Tips For Getting Kids To Do Their Household Chores

May 11, 2020 Let’s face it, nobody likes to do chores, children and adults alike! If your child needs motivation for doing their duties, here are 5 ways to inspire success. Sign up to receive our Nola Famil...

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...

Body-Postitivity: It Starts With You

Raising kids with a healthy body image means that parents also need to take a look in the mirror. Typically, body image awareness is thought to be associated with adolescents who are entering puberty or naviga...
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Helping Cure the Picky Eater

"I’m Not Eating That" Picky eating often begins around the age of three, when children start developing food preferences. It’s a fine line–to engage in a mealtime battle versus nutritional intake. Children who...

First Day of School Jitters

by Jenni Evans Tips and strategies for easing your child into the school routine             Whether this is your child’s first school experience, or he is gearing up to head back to the classroom, there are ...

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...

Why It’s Important to Have “The Talk” Now

A report came out earlier this year that showed teen pregnancies have dropped to historic lows in Louisiana. While that’s certainly encouraging, our rates of sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise. We le...

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...

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