Thanksgiving the New Orleans Way

It’s all about your mom and ‘dem, the food and the quirky traditions only a New Orleanian could understand!   Home cookin’: It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without the dishes that your mama made, her mama made...
Friends enjoy a Sock Hop at the New Orleans Jewish Community Center.

Just Dance

Awkward or Awesome – The Tween Dance Scene in NOLA    It’s a pretty big deal when students make the transition into middle school and start to experience some new milestones, such as changing classes, joining...
parent painting with child

Fall Art Projects for the Family

There is no better way to bring the everyone together than a fun art project. The messier the better! Below are 5 craft and painting ideas the whole family will enjoy!              Collage with a differ...
Crowd enjoying West Jeff's Family Fun Fest

West Jeff’s Family Fest 2017

Friday, October 13, 6-11 pm Saturday, October 14, noon-10 pm Seven reasons you need to attend! Live music. Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy 2 nights of great music! The Topcats and Ryan Foret &...
Pumpkin filled with Halloween Candy

Avoiding the Halloween Candy Crash

Here are 5 tips to help your little trick-or-treaterMake a great trade by exchanging a certain amount of candy for something else (prize, a fun outing, more screen time, skip doing something they hate, sta...
Buildings in New Orleans, French Parents

French Parents embrace New Orleans

Vive La Nouvelle Orléans!When he first moved to New Orleans in 2003 to finish his college degree, Benjamin Brimm immediately felt at home surrounded by all of the French streets – Bourbon, Conti and Napoleo...

Halloween fun in New Orleans 2017

 New Orleans' most comprehensive list of Halloween fun for families in 2017!     Spooky Tour for Kids French Quartour Kids, 1100 Chartres St. A spooky tour through the French Quarter, just for kids ages 5...

Happiness Rocks!

Local families paint and hide rocks to bring smiles to the faces of strangers            Patty Spongia Loup had never ventured into the French Quarter during Mardi Gras before. But two years ago, Loup and h...

Tips for Festival Season Health

Spring is here, and in New Orleans, that means festival season is upon us. The hot New Orleans sun, allergies, and overindulgence can really wear you out in the spring. But there are many ways to stay healthy a...

Bikes, Trikes and Tykes

We’ve got the best bets for a family bicycling adventure in New Orleans and beyond             New Orleans is known for great outdoor fun. From festivals to the bayous, from Audubon Zoo to City Park, locals ha...