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Holiday Markets, 201518-Nov-2015

2015 New Orleans Holiday Markets Holiday Market shopping in New Orleans is a special time. It not only harkens in the holiday spirit, but they are a wonderful touchstone to our unique cu.. Read More

Alternative Education's Growing Popularity01-Sep-2015

Alternative Education's Growing Popularity As three alternatives to traditional early childhood and elementary education—Reggio Emilia, Montessori, and Waldorf--grow in popularity in .. Read More

Ask the Teacher - cheating, picked on & student focus01-Sep-2015

Ask the Teacher II Q: My child complains that a classmate often looks over her shoulder during quizzes and tests. How should she handle this? She doesn’t want to tattle-tell. .. Read More

2015 Nola Family Favorites29-Jun-2015

2015 NOLA Family Favorites We’re pleased to present the results of our annual nola’s family favorites readers' survey! PLAYTIME 1. Favorite indoor play area .. Read More



kindergarten readiness forum 201527-Oct-2015

Navigating the kindergarten application process can be confusing and stressful, especially the first time parents begin lookng at schools. To help parents better understand their options an.. Read More

Best Apps for Learning01-Sep-2015

Best back to school apps The “edutainment” industry has a plethora of fun apps and computer games that can expand your child’s mind and reinforce school lessons. Here are our .. Read More

Understanding Challenging Behavior 05-Aug-2015

Understanding Challenging Behavior in Kids Biting. Screaming. Lying. These and other common misbehaviors in kids often have predictable triggers: hunger, boredom, over-stimulation, being over.. Read More

Avoiding the Summer Slide30-Apr-2015

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 t.. Read More

Family-Friendly Geocaching30-Apr-2015

Geocaching in New Orleans Michelle Maggiore of Uptown recently took her family on a modern-day treasure hunt. There were no hand-drawn maps or swashbuckling pirates; instead, like-minde.. Read More

Local museum fun for kids30-Apr-2015

Kids Can Experience Art & History at NOLA Museums This Summer During the school year, your child very well might end up taking a field trip to a few of these museums or attractions. But th.. Read More

Cruel Intentions30-Mar-2015

Bullying & Autism (For tips on how to help your child from being a victim of bullying, click here (http://www.nolababy.com/announcements/tips-to-prevent-bullying-of-autistic-childr.. Read More

pub notes- better parent25-Oct-2014

by Ann Herren So maybe you’re the better parent. Because I’m breaking just about every parenting rule with the ‘bad stuff I tell my daughter.’ I tell my.. Read More

drinking moms25-Sep-2014

Moms are drinking more than ever before. Why, and what can be done? In her book Her Best Kept Secret, Gabrielle Glaser traces the history of women and drinking along with the astonish.. Read More

OneApp in NOLA21-Aug-2014

apply named? Making the most of the OneApp, with some exceptions. OneApp—the common, single application for most of New Orleans’ charter and traditional pu.. Read More

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Crawfish Tales

A New Orleans native and crawfish lover, I used to describe myself as a PR girl but now I describe myself as an avid multi-tasker, juggling my way through the day while experiencing the joys of motherhood with a marketing eye.   Visit Blog

Mommy Man- Adventures of a Gay Superdad!

I live with my boyfriend, Drew – no, we’re not married – and our twins Bennett and Sutton, who were born in August 2009.  They were conceived via gestational surrogate, with eggs provided by Drew’s sister, Susie.  (Yes, I provided the sperm… which I add not because I enjoy talking about my sperm with complete strangers, but because some people will wonder… and what must those people think?)

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One Potato

Bottom line; we love books! And so does Jay. He gives incredible reviews, and on every sort of children's book you can imagine.   Visit Blog

Stay Healthy Louisiana!

Public Health news and ideas for Healthier Living from LPHI  Visit Blog