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It’s that time of year where we are doing all of the practical things like buying school supplies and uniforms, going to doctor visits, signing up for after school activities and so on to prepare our kids for the...
It's back to school time in New Orleans and we teamed up with our partners at LCMC Health to share some of our best advice on back to school ... for both kids and parents! https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=109&v=s4CaMdqABQk
French Immersion When the boys were little, we knew we wanted them to attend French Immersion School. It’s one of the main reasons we chose to move to New Orleans. While it’s been a journey navigating IEP’s and 504’s, we...
It's my daughter's first year of high school and her first year without a uniform. That's right, no uniforms in high school. In our parish, the public schools have uniforms from K-8th grades, but parents continue to vote "no"...
I Lied I told someone last week that I wasn't sad that my kids were both going to full-time school for the first time. I have to apologize. I lied. That was a big, fat lie. I believed it at...
Ohhhh summertime. It’s really a double-edged sword – we love the outdoor activities, homework-free evenings, and longer sunlight days, but at same time we are ready for a change of season for a multitude of reasons (i.e. the heat,...
It’s back to school time and I can barely believe it! The shelves of Target are changing from all things summer and fun to school supplies. It's time to say goodbye to the carefree summer days. With school starting...
Editor's Note :: all New Orleans families should thoroughly investigate the available daycare, preschool and child care options in your area. In our New Orleans mom's guide to daycare, we provide advice and guidance in selecting a daycare. In...
Like it or not, summer is almost over. Stores around the area started their back to school sales, uniform shops are packed as soon as they open, and parents everywhere are bleary-eyed as they re-introduce structured bedtimes and (my...
Pool Party Last weekend I took my kids to a pool party for the Cub Scouts. There were many families there, most of whom we knew fairly well from Scouting. It was a time to let the kids play, enjoy...
I have been circling blocks trying to find a parking spot so I can catch my son's performance from camp. I’m frantically trying to make it on time so I don’t miss the performance. The guilt I am feeling...
Device-Free Vacation I am not against screens. My kids spend a fair amount of time in and around electronics during the summer. With various week-long camps comes exhausted evenings in front of movies and the off-weeks spent on the PlayStation...
Disclosure: This post was sponsored by St. Martin's Episcopal School. Top 10 Summer Activities That Get Kids to Try New Things Ultimate Summer Bucket List When it comes to the ultimate summer bucket list, St. Martin’s Episcopal School’s Head of School Merry Sorrells...
With the wet week we are currently having, I’ve decided to compile a list of things you can do in New Orleans (and the surrounding areas) when it rains. Some of these are obvious choices BUT after asking our...

 

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