TIPS & TUTORS: Back to School Guide for NOLA & Northshore Parents

What a crazy, difficult whirlwind 2020 has been, thanks to COVID-19. Along with all our other concerns, parenting has become more challenging than ever. As we head into a completely new kind of school year, it’s so important to take a breath and get prepared — both mentally and logistically! Psychology Today magazine recently published […]

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Extracurricular Arts, Activities & Academics on Both Shores

As we all know, thanks to the pandemic, school is going to be very different this year. Whether your child is returning to a brick-and-mortar school or you’ve opted for virtual learning, many of the clubs and activities that typically allow them to explore their various interests will not be possible. So, while academics remain top […]

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Kids’ Health 2020: Pediatric Providers on Both Shores

As we all continue to navigate our way through this strange new pandemic world, one of the many issues to consider is pediatric preventative health care. Naturally, if your child experiences a health or dental problem, that’s a necessary trip to an office, but what about routine dental cleanings and wellness checkups? Many experts say […]

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Summer Camps 2020 for NOLA & the Northshore

We’re living in a strange and surreal time, aren’t we? As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease a bit, everyone is having to decide if and how to do summer camp. Some major facilities and organizations — like Audubon Zoo & NOMA — have opted to cancel altogether, some have implemented special safety rules & protocols, […]

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Virtual Events & Activities for New Orleans & The Northshore

While our BUSY BRAINS blog post provides an enormous list of global virtual field trips, tours, online activities, and educational resources — we wanted to give you some options closer to home. Ready to get live & local from the comfort of your own home? We’ve put together a list of the best online special […]

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HOLIDAY HULLABALOO: 100 Events on Both Shores & Beyond

The holidays are finally here! And since we’re lucky to live in this incredibly festive region, as always, there is a dizzying array of events and activities to get you into the spirit. From New Orleans to the Northshore to the West Bank to the River Parishes, we’ve pulled together as many family-friendly Christmas, Chanukah, […]

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Fright & Fun: 30 Halloween Events on Both Shores

When the temperature starts dipping below 90, you know it’s autumn in South Louisiana — and autumn means… Halloween! Folks around here can always find a reason to celebrate, but we really step it up for the spooky season. We’ve put together a big ol’ list of 30(+) festivities that range from creepy to cute […]

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