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Spring is my absolute favorite time of year. Not only does it bring beautiful flowers, pleasant temperatures, and Easter eggs and bunnies …. it brings berries! Enjoying those juicy red south Louisiana strawberries is part of saying hello to...
Disclosure :: we were recently invited to visit the new Holiday Inn Club Vacations Resort in the CBD for a private tour of the city's newest resort. We were wowed by the property, amenities and how wonderful this will...
I live in Ponchatoula, LA. The Strawberry Capital of the World.  America’s Antique City. There are numerous annual events that bring folks to Ponchatoula, but this cute town can be a delightful day trip anytime. Just a quick 45 min drive...
2021 Summer Camps in New Orleans With the start of a new year, researching summer camps in New Orleans is high on every family's to do list. While summer in New Orleans makes many think of popsicles (or in our...
The Greater New Orleans Birthday Party Guide The reinvention of the new normal continues! No matter what that may look like for your family, one thing is for certain, birthdays are still happening this year. Whether desire a simple, socially-distanced...
“A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.” -Eudora Welty If we can collectively agree on anything related to COVID-19 it is that life is precious and our health and families are the most precious treasures we could have....
New Orleans Schools, Admissions Tours and School Open Houses  Whether you choose private, public, religious or otherwise – choosing a school in New Orleans is a huge challenge because it comes with a variety of educational choices and options. Admittedly,...
Like many families in the New Orleans area, we find ourselves without traditional summer camp  or childcare this year. As a result, we've been looking for fun day trip adventures within driving distance of New Orleans to break up...
Twelve short weeks ago, I took my two sons - one two years old, one just born - and moved 1,500 miles away from New Orleans. I left behind my parents, extended family, my best friends in the world,...
Feeling cooped up yet? Who else's kids have already eaten through one month's worth of snacks in three days? I guess I'm not the only one around here that's stress eating! If you are practicing social distancing, or even isolating,...
Hello. If you're a native to this Greater New Orleans area, (and we all are, even if we don't all start out that way) you've probably heard some unflattering, untrue things about the western side of the great Mississippi...
As the top parenting website in New Orleans, we are constantly asked if visiting New Orleans is kid friendly. We can't say it enough, but YES! Yes, you should absolutely visit New Orleans with your children in tow. New...
Updated for 2019 :: check out this list of ideas for water fun with kids while it's hot in New Orleans. Throw on your sunscreen, pack your gear, and head out for a great time! New Orleans is hot,...