5 Tips for a Safe Halloween

Don't use a real knife for carving pumpkins. Get a kit - it's safer. And even with a kit, don't let kids under age 14 carve the pumpkin. Instead, let your child draw the design with a marker, and you carve. ...

Halloween for families New Orleans style 2017

Halloween fun in New Orleans never ends, especially for families. we have New Orlean's most comprehensive listings of pumpkin patches, parties and more for you and your kids to enjoy! For Halloween events ...

Spotlight on Upturn Arts

New Orleans is a city one might expect to be bursting with accessible art programs, given its thriving music and festival scene. But when Dana Reed moved here in 2010, the dancer realized that the city’s art pr...

A New Orleans solar eclipse with the kids!

What is a solar eclipse? A solar eclipse happens when the moon passes between the sun and earth (when they are perfectly aligned) and casts a 'moon-shadow' ( called the Umbra Zone!) on the earth. When we are i...

Babies and Breweries

Local parents can indulge in their love of beer (with their babies) thanks to the rise of family-friendly breweries in the Crescent City               Heather Reznick has two kids and one on the way, but...

Guidance, Discipline and the Perils of Punishment 

Giving choices and being respectful will yield better results   What do you think of when you hear the word “discipline?” Something helpful? Instructive? Punitive? Well, punishment doesn’t work. It may establ...

Nola Family’s ULTIMATE Party Planner!

  Trying to plan the perfect birthday party for your child? Need a face painter but don't know who to call? Searching for the most delicious cupcakes in town? Well, look no farther! Nola Family has done...

Have a Blast at Zoo-To-Do for Kids on April 28

Each New Orleans Spring brings with it events we’ve all come to know and love. One of our family favorites and most anticipated is Zoo-To-Do for Kids Presented by Tulane Pediatrics, a fun-filled, philanthropic ...