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A Letter to My Son’s First High School Teacher

Dear Awesome Educator, First, let me say thank you for giving of yourself tirelessly in a field that is often under-appreciated but always so needed! I want you to know that as an educator myself, I GET IT. Some days are hard, and then some days are harder than hard. Please know we are grateful […]

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Tips for Working with Pre-School Children with Autism

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touchstone. Tips for Working with Pre-School Children with Autism Starting a new school can be scary for anyone — parents, teachers and kids are all adjusting to new routines and environments. If your child has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and is starting in a pre-school setting, your transition […]

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Best Foods for Breastfeeding

Disclosure: This post is part our series in observance of World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Woman’s Hospital.  Best Foods for Breastfeeding Many breastfeeding moms worry about the foods they eat, thinking they have to eat a perfect diet in order for their baby to get perfect breast milk. This often leads to unnecessary stress […]

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Vacation Bible Schools Throughout Baton Rouge

Summer fun always includes Vacation Bible School (or VBS)! Local churches put on these camp-like events featuring Bible lessons, crafts, food and more for kids all across Baton Rouge and the surrounding area. Check out our list and add one, or more, to your family’s calendar! Baton Rouge The Chapel on the Campus :: June 11-15, 9:00-11:30am, for kids who have completed K-4th grade  Broadmoor […]

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Fostering a Reading Culture at Home

Ok, so full disclosure: I’m an English teacher. Like, I have a son named after my favorite literary character (“Atticus”) and a daughter named after a Louisiana epic poem (“Evangeline”). So, yeah. To say I love literature is an understatement. Which meant that when I became a mother, one of my greatest priorities was fostering […]

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