NOLA Education during COVID

We gathered a panel of local experts to guide us through the ever-changing landscape of today's Covid-influenced education. We spoke with Dr. Pat Blackwell, a licensed psychologist, Dr. Lauren Hernandez, a boa...

5 Easy Ways to Beat the Heat

May 13, 2020 Ideas for icy treats and water fun to keep you and your family cool as spring turns to summer. Sign up to receive our Nola Family newsletter! Sno-Balls Quarantine or no quarantine, the #1 w...

Beat the Heat, NOLA!

Here are 21 'cool' things to do in July and August that you will NOT want to miss. JULY TUES 2 AquaVan Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center. The AquaVan brings the excitement of the Aquarium to the...

10 reasons why teens should work at summer camp!

Your teen has years of experience as a participant at summer camp; now he’s old enough to apply to join the camp staff as a counselor in training (CIT). As a CIT, young teens—usually age 14 or older—gain bene...

Navigating the Waters of Sleepaway Camp 

How these first-timers decided their kids were ready!   When Carrie Fisher saw a brochure advertising Camp Marydale, a Girl Scout sleepaway camp near St. Francisville, she knew her then 6-year-old daughter, La...
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Our Top Kid-Fun Parades For Mardi Gras 2019

Some are day parades, some night- but all are fun for different reasons, whether it's the crowds, the throws, or how the parade rolls and its theme. January 6 Krewe of Joan of Arc French Quarter. This annu...