Nola Family’s Best Bets for the Weekend

Are you ready for the weekend?!  Grab your kids and some sunscreen, and get outside for some family fun!    FRIDAY, APRIL 28 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Fair Grounds Race Course. A 10-day ...

Vote NOW — Nola Family Favorites!

Voting is underway for our annual reader survey, Nola Family Favorites 2017!   Do you have a favorite snoball stand, dance studio or maternity boutique? Then we want to hear from you! It’s time for Nola Family...

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...

Nola Family’s Best Bets for the Weekend

Wow! Talk about a weekend FULL of activities for families and kids! Celebrate Earth Day, catch an outdoor movie and eat some crawfish, all in the same day!   FRIDAY, APRIL 21 Movies in the Park: Jurassic Worl...

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 ...

Letting Go Again 

Purging your home of childhood artifacts doesn’t mean erasing the memories  About four years ago I wrote about letting go when it was time for my daughter, Olivia, to move away to college.   Much to my surpri...

We Can All Be Superheroes  

Being a Superhero is Easy! Simple Acts Make All the Difference My friend Tania Tetlow recently spoke to her daughter Lucy Stewart’s pre-kindergarten class at the Louise S. McGehee School about being community...

Meet Mompreneur Kanako Asai Richard of Kawaii NOLA

Kanako Asai Richard owns Kawaii NOLA on Magazine Street. She recently spoke with Nola Family about her business and life as a mom. Kanako Asai Richard has always been a fan of Japan’s “culture of cute.” Her fa...

Spotlight — Raphael Academy

Nola Family turns the spotlight this month on Raphael Academy, a school for children and young adults with special needs. As the mother of a child with special needs, Jacqueline Case grew concerned when the ed...