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What Makes IDEA Unique?

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by IDEA Southern Louisiana. What Makes IDEA Unique? In 2018, IDEA Southern Louisiana will be home to IDEA Cortana Academy and College Prep, and IDEA Innovation Academy and College Prep, serving a total of 1,000 students between our academy and college prep campuses in grades K through 2 & 6. […]

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Disbelief into Determination: A Peek into my Breast Cancer Journey

Disclosure :: our Breast Cancer Awareness series is sponsored by Baton Rouge General.  Disbelief into Determination: A Peek into my Breast Cancer Journey As I walked outside to find my husband Joe, I think that I was in disbelief that my water was breaking five and 1/2 weeks early. Then again, disbelief had become my new […]

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I Never Liked the Color Pink {My Breast Cancer Journey}

Disclosure :: our Breast Cancer Awareness series is sponsored by Baton Rouge General.  I never liked the color pink, but it is now my color. My breast cancer journey began with a routine mammogram. On my 46th birthday, I was told I needed additional mammograms. I wasn’t worried at all since I’ve done this before for […]

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The Battle Goes On {Ten Years After My Breast Cancer Diagnosis}

Disclosure :: our Breast Cancer Awareness series is sponsored by Baton Rouge General.  Ten years later … this is not what is supposed to happen. The odds were in my favor, or so I thought. Breast cancer journey #2 is in full swing as I write this. But this isn’t where my story started, or […]

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Top New Baton Rouge Charter School Breaks Ground at Woman’s Hospital Site

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by BASIS Baton Rouge charter school. Top New Baton Rouge Charter School Breaks Ground at Woman’s Hospital Site BASIS Baton Rouge will offer students something no other American public school does: An education that prepares them according to the highest, most rigorous international standards. BASIS charter schools have been ranked […]

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Hidden Scar Surgery {Changing the Lives of Breast Cancer Patients}

Disclosure :: our Breast Cancer Awareness series is sponsored by Baton Rouge General.  Hidden Scar Surgery {Changing the Lives of Breast Cancer Patients} Body image is something women struggle with all their lives – which is why a breast cancer diagnosis is so devastating. Breasts are symbolic of beauty, fertility, motherhood, femininity. For some women, […]

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Creating a 24/7 Plan for Your Child’s Health

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Creating a 24/7 Plan for Your Child’s Health When it comes to keeping kids healthy, balancing sleep, exercise and screen time is an ongoing challenge in our technology driven world. Luckily, researchers at LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center have teamed up to create a 24/7 […]

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Festivals Acadiens et Créoles :: Family Fun is Just an Hour Away!

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Festivals Acadiens et Créoles. Festivals Acadiens et Créoles :: Family Fun is Just an Hour Away! Growing up in Lafayette, there’s always one festival my family makes sure to attend, sometimes with my old(ish) grandma in tow. That’s right; this festival is easy enough to do with your grandma […]

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