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Spotlight: Green Light of New Orleans

by Hannah Bonds With all the craziness of everyday life, it’s easy to forget to take care of your home: Earth. The non-profit Green Light New Orleans helps residents do their part to help save our money, city,...

The Benefits Of Outdoor Play

by Jenni Evans When your child’s attitude is headed south, what is something that almost always ‘works’ as a distraction, mood-booster or solution? Some parents may think first of a favorite toy, food (fish c...

Farmers And Arts Markets

Here's a guide to help you make a fun-filled day of it as you navigate your way around the best NOLA has to offer - great, fresh, locally sourced food, and some pretty cool arts and crafts, too!   Abit...

Streetcar Stops with the Kids

Things to know! -The standard fare is $1.25 each way, or buy a single-day ($3) or 3-day pass ($9) Jazzy Pass. -Download the RTA GoMobile app and you can pay fares instantly - no hassle of finding exact change...
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5 Must-Knows for Swimming Success this Summer

by Nola Family Staff Take the Plunge - Is Your Child Ready for Swimming at Camp?   1. Overnight and Day Camps Camps almost always require campers to pass a swim test in order to participate in water activit...

Your Guide to Berry Picking in and around New Orleans

Berry Picking is a blast, and the season is almost upon us (with a couple places already open to the public for picking and more opening next week).  Bonus- we've included three incredible blueberry recipes as...
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Spotlight: Grow Dat Youth Farm

To nurture one’s soul is to nurture diversity and leadership and encourage personal growth. It also helps if the growing process involves some quality food along the way! At Grow Dat, people of diverse backgrou...
Kids Swimming Lessons

Get Them Swimming

Knowing how to swimming isn’t just important for those lucky enough to have regular pool access. It’s a necessary survival skill. Whether your child is a newborn or in third grade, it’s never too early or too l...
Family out camping

Family Friendly Places To Camp

We asked our readers where you love to camp; here are your picks! Note: please call the camp grounds before heading out to make necessary reservations and to see if any sites or trails have been closed due to w...

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