Holidays

Purple, Green and Gold Fashions

Every season in New Orleans has its own dress code, and Mardi Gras is no different! As long as your kids are wearing purple, green and gold, they’ll reign as bona fide Carnival royalty.     Iko Iko Unlike...

MLK, Jr. Day Camps in NOLA

This guide will help you find the best camp for your child during their holiday break for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! Culinary Kids: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Camp 915 Marigny Avenue, Mandeville Age...
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Mardi Gras 101

Tips and Tricks for Surviving Your First Carnival Season as a Parent   At Nola Family Magazine, we know firsthand what it’s like to do Mardi Gras with the kids. The ladders, the wagons, the vendors and their ...
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Parading as a Family at Mardi Gras

Adding kids into the mix lets families enjoy all aspects of Mardi Gras together Amy Kirk Duvoisin finds it odd that children can participate in many of the family-friendly festivals, concerts and cultural even...

TOP 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

It’s not easy to keep resolutions, I should know, I’ve kept exactly none in my whole life. But, that doesn’t stop me from telling my daughter, my husband and you what’s good for you and in my helpful way, show...

New Years Resolutions

No more “perfect parents." This is one resolution worth keeping!   The holiday season is a time for resolutions. I’d like to suggest one for you to consider: I will enjoy the experience of parenting more. Thi...

A Kid-Friendly NYE in NOLA!

New Year's Eve in NOLA can be crazy, but there are also a lot of crazy-fun ways for kids to ring in the New Year as well!  Here are some of the events going on around town this year.   December 31st   N...
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Wreck the Halls

Boughs of holly and other perils of the holiday season   Sure, you've got the gates in place, the latches on, and you know all about stove safety. But the holidays are like the American Ninja Warrior of child...
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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Let Nola Family be your guide this holiday season when shopping for the perfect gifts for the kids in your family. Our carefully curated selection of toys, clothes and more from some of the area’s best small ...
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On Pointe

Local ballet students take the lead in area Nutcracker productions Taela Graff gets excited just thinking about dancing on stage – the bright lights, the colorfully detailed backgrounds and the hundreds of eye...