Health

7 Tips to Reduce Backpack Injury to your Child

updated August 22, 2018 Over 5,000 kids will visit the emergency room this year due to backpack related injuries... and more than half of the students who use backpacks don’t heed the weight safety guidelines...

Concussions in Kids

Even a casual consumer of sports news has likely noticed, over the last three to five years, the increased attention to concussions. With that has come, quite frankly, a lot of misinformation.  Here, we provide...
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Helping Cure the Picky Eater

"I’m Not Eating That" Picky eating often begins around the age of three, when children start developing food preferences. It’s a fine line–to engage in a mealtime battle versus nutritional intake. Children who...

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,...

2018 Nola Family Favorites

The results of the 2018 NOLA Family Favorites Survey are in! We asked, and you answered – in the thousands! Here are your choices for the best of all things family in New Orleans and beyond! Congratulations ...
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The Importance of a Language-Rich Home

How verbal interaction with babies and toddlers leads to a lifetime of benefits. 10-month-old Sasha sits on the living room floor, playing with her toys.  Dad looks at her from the couch where he is folding la...
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Bringing Intimacy Back into your Relationship

by Kate Stevens Finding the Fire,  How to bring intimacy back into your relationship.   “When my phone starts dinging on Wednesday evenings I know immediately it’s my reminder; ‘Sexy time with the hubs’”,...
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Bribing Kids- Our Guide to Doing it Right

by Ann Herren, publisher You might be thinking - ‘Reals? A parenting magazine is telling us how to bribe?’ Well, yes. Because as crazy as it sounds, bribery is really just how we function on a daily basis. Wh...

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