Health and Diet

Staying “Green” During the Pandemic

November 1, 2021 As a conscientious mother, New Orleans resident Jennifer Bogart makes daily efforts to live a “green” lifestyle. Her family recycles, they turn off lights when not in the room, and Jennifer ...

What’s the Update on COVID-19?

October 1, 2021 My son, the confirmed lounge lizard, recently made the surprising announcement that he was joining his high school cross country running team this fall. A few days later, he added another surpr...

Learning Years – Poop Withholding

April 1, 2021 What To Do When Your Child Refuses To Go  Every parent will agree that toilet learning is best when it is a natural process. A child will observe and do it when they are old enough and emotional...

Wiggle Room – Autism Spectrum Disorder

April 1, 2021 How to recognize the signs and early intervention  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network began tracking the prevalence of Autism S...

Is it the COVID Blues or Depression?

March 1, 2021 How to tell if your child needs professional attention   Is your child whining more than usual about life being unfair? Are they unusually anxious about friendships? Or maybe they’re moping abou...

Wiggle Room – Childhood Vision Exams and Screenings

March 1, 2021 When it comes to a child’s health, vision is an aspect often overlooked by parents. Even though children get quick vision screenings in their pediatrician’s office during regular health check-u...

Summer Camps 2021: What to Expect of Camps this Summer

March 1, 2021 With the end of school fast approaching, we recognize that parents want to know what to expect during this second summer of the COVID-19 “new normal” and summer camps.  In January, the Nola Fami...

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