6-11

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...

Committed to the Game: Youth Travel Sports

"At a certain point, the gears shift and kids became more passionate. That’s when the switch to travel comes into place." by James Sebastien, April 4, 2019 New Orleans area parents and coaches discuss the...

Strengthening Relations with Your Pre-Teen

When children move into the preteen years, parents often struggle with the changes this new stage of development brings.  Just looking at the titles of popular parenting books for this age group—like The Roller...

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...
article placeholder

Discipline Advice By Ages

Parenting falls somewhere between an art and a combat zone. Still, unless there is a real problem, most parents don’t look beyond their friends and family for parenting help. Although there is no one way to par...

Birds Bees And Copying Older Siblings

Q: When should I discuss the “facts of life” with my children? How detailed should I get?   A: Most parents are concerned about when and how to have “the talk” with their children. Actually, sexual lear...

Join Our Playdate

Get our parenting e-newsletter and they won’t run with scissors.





Latest NOLA family-friendly stuff


Special needs in NOLA