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Learning to Cope with Uncertainty

September 1, 2020 Learning Years: Dealing with life's stressors takes effort and practice Some people are natural risk-takers who are nimble and can pivot when encountering the unexpected. None of them are re...
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Having the Porn Conversation with your Kids

Ask the Experts- The Porn Conversation- August 5, 11 am-1pm (CST) This Seminar, from Children and Screen: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development, conducted on Zoom, will tackle the topic in depth and...

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...
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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...
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Bribing Kids- Our Guide to Doing it Right

by Ann Herren, publisher You might be thinking - ‘Reals? A parenting magazine is telling us how to bribe?’ Well, yes. Because as crazy as it sounds, bribery is really just how we function on a daily basis. Wh...
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The Wiggle Room: Fidget Spinners

What’s behind the popular classroom craze? Pediatric occupational therapists (OTs) are constantly recommending various fidget tools for patients with ADHD, Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder. It has take...

Keeping the Peace

How to deal with toddler temper tantrums in public If you’re a parent, you’ve faced the dilemma of dealing with a child’s challenging behavior in public. And chances are there have been times when you wished t...

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...

Raising Respectful Sons Starts Early in Life

A baby’s sense of himself and others starts right from birth and the most important teachers are his parents. Raising a respectful son who respects girls and women should begin with expectations about how he sh...

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