A Free and Cheap Summer

July 3, 2019 Summer camps don’t last all summer, so here are some cool things to do with the kids that won't break the bank. National Blueberry Month  Head to any one of the area's U-pick berry farms — lik...

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...

Summer in the City

It’s summer – make the most of your time with your kids   Summer. A time to loosen up, relax and play. For most people, the pace slows a bit and schedules open up. Without homework and after-school commitment...

How to Streamline your Life in 5 Easy Steps

by Nola Family Staff It's Time to Simplify your Summer While many people associate streamlining and organizing their lives with New Year’s resolutions, the reality is most people need it the most when the sch...
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Family Friendly Places To Camp

We asked our readers where you love to camp; here are your picks! Note: please call the camp grounds before heading out to make necessary reservations and to see if any sites or trails have been closed due to w...

The Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps in New Orleans

We've compiled the ultimate guide to summer camps in NOLA! Whether you are looking for sleepaway, sports, dance, art, special needs or all-around general day camps, you'll find them here!   ARTS/MUSIC/TH...
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Avoiding The Summer Slide

Educators and researchers are getting a little concerned about what happens to all of the momentum and learning from the school year that seems to go on hiatus over the summer. The National Summer Learning Ass...

Staying Cool In Fun New Ways

        It is no big secret that this summer is hot. You can do more than simply wilt in the heat. Take action! Here are some fun new products to help keep your family stay cool and h...