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Teach Your Kids to Love the Outdoors With Hike it Baby Baton Rouge!

Did you know that the average American child only spends about 5 minutes playing outdoors each day? As someone who cherished her childhood spent building forts in the woods, playing sports in the backyard, taking trips to the beach, and biking around the neighborhood at every opportunity, this statistic deeply saddens me. Thankfully, there’s an […]

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Celebrate 20 Years of Connecting People with Nature with Free FAE Fest Event

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by BREC.  BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center is Celebrating 20 Years of Connecting People with Nature with Free FAE Fest Event Join us for an EPIC celebration as we host an admission-free, day-long birthday party with a F.A.E. Festival theme on Saturday, May 13th from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Through […]

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2017 Red Stick Mom of the Year :: Nominate YOUR Favorite Mom of the Year Today!

2017 Red Stick Mom of the Year Red Stick Moms Blog was started as a way to connect moms in Baton Rouge as well as support local businesses. We all know that motherhood is hard, and our goal is to celebrate moms all year long. However, with Mother’s Day upon us, we want to take this time […]

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Highland Road Park Observatory Hosts Out-of-this-World International Astronomy Day Event

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by BREC.  Highland Road Park Observatory Hosts Out-of-this-World International Astronomy Day Event Spend an evening among the stars as Highland Road Park Observatory (HRPO), 13800 Highland Road, hosts its 11th annual International Astronomy Day celebration on Saturday, April 29th from 3-11 p.m. The greatest International Astronomy Day (IAD) event in […]

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I Wish I Had Known {Creating Awareness of Crohn’s Disease via Understanding}

The text read: “Mom, there’s blood. A lot.” After reading my 18-year-old son’s text, I called a specialty gastroenterology clinic. After giving the scheduling desk my son’s symptoms and birthdate, we had an appointment the next day. A next-day appointment for a new patient with a specialist? Sound the mom alarm bells. The doctor visit […]

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Mom’s Guide to April {Baton Rouge Family-Friendly Events}

April is here, so bring on all the Spring and Easter festivities! Soak up the sun during one of the many outdoor activities or head into the cool indoors for other ways to have fun. We have gathered our favorite family-friendly events in the Baton Rouge area this month and featured them here in the monthly guide. Red Stick Moms Blog maintains a […]

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Easter Egg Hunt Recap and Thank You to All of Our Sponsors

Easter Egg Hunt 2017 Recap and Thank You to All of Our Sponsors Disclosure :: our first Easter Egg Hunt was sponsored by a group of wonderful community partners. IDEA Public Schools, Sherman and Balhoff Orthodontics, East Baton Rouge Parish Library and BREC made this successful event possible. We are so appreciative of the time and effort that was […]

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Farr Park Stick Horse Rodeo

Disclosure :: our friends and partners at BREC sponsored this post. Farr Park Stick Horse Rodeo Rides Back into Town! BREC’s Farr Park Equestrian Center, 6402 River Road, hosts its annual Stick Horse Rodeo on Saturday, April 8. Event registration begins at 9:00am and competition will be held from 10:00am – Noon. Children, ages 2-7, are […]

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