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“Mommy, What’s For Dinner?”

CommentsPosted by: Rachel Henry on Mar 12, 2015 in health, Parenting

Cue the cringe and the inner debate… What can I cook that will be healthy yet enjoyable for two adults, a 3 year old, and a 1 year old? I’m not going to cook three separate meals. We cannot eat pizza EVERY night, as Lily (3) would wish. We cannot sustain on puffs alone, as […]

All Sugared Up: The Best And Worst Breakfast Cereals For Kids

This week is National School Breakfast Week, a time for parents to review their children’s breakfast choices and get them starting the day with a nutritious meal. Between getting your kids up, dressed, teeth brushed, hair combed and ready for the bus or drive to school, weekday mornings are hard enough on parents that getting your […]

Family Dinners for a Healthy Heart

CommentsPosted by: Mommy-Go-Round Guest Blogger on Feb 24, 2015 in Parenting

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined. February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, but it is preventable and controllable. With a few quick changes […]

Nate Dogg’s Rules to Live By

CommentsPosted by: Zelma Frederick on Feb 23, 2015 in Parenting, Toddlers

Recently, it hit me that just when I think my little Nate Dogg (2.5 years old) will never be able to resist getting into something (or be able to do something – ahem potty training), I am usually surprised at how quickly the “something” (whatever it is) changes.  For the months leading up to Christmas, […]

Sharing the Love to Kids in Need

CommentsPosted by: Mommy-Go-Round Guest Blogger on Feb 09, 2015 in Parenting

Valentine’s Day is about more than chocolate hearts and roses. It’s a day to celebrate the love you have for a special someone, your family and your friends. Dr. Betsy Buchert, an OB/GYN who practices at Woman’s Hospital, shows the power of her love every day with her work with Court-Appointed Special Advocates and the […]

Welcome to Life with Nate Dogg and Porkchop

CommentsPosted by: Zelma Frederick on Feb 04, 2015 in Family Fun, Parenting

Well, here we go.  My first blog post. Where to start? Since introductions typically come first … let me introduce myself. My name is Zelma, and I am a proud mom of two little boys.  Nathan (a/k/a Nate Dogg) is 2 ½ years old, and Jake (a/k/a Porkchop) is 6 months old.  When I am not […]

Keeping Your Baby Safe While Asleep

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: You put your child to bed thinking he or she is safe asleep only to wake up to tragedy. Unfortunately for many parents, this scenario is becoming more reality than nightmare every day. According to the Department of Health and Hospitals, roughly 80 infants in Louisiana die from Sudden Infant […]

Helping Your Children with New Year’s Resolutions

CommentsPosted by: admin on Jan 07, 2015 in Family Fun, Milestones, Parenting

The start of the new year is a time for new beginnings, and many people start the year off with a list of resolutions to follow throughout 2015. It’s not just adults who craft a list of things to improve during the year. According to Christine Carter, author of Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for […]

Flu Bug Biting Hard: How to Keep Your Child Safe and Healthy

CommentsPosted by: stephensanches on Dec 30, 2014 in Babies, Parenting, Toddlers

Muscle aches. High fever. Sore throat. Nagging cough. Yep, it’s flu season! Every medical professional, from national agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Red Cross to local doctors like The Pediatric Clinic’s Dr. Stephen Sanches say the best course of action to preparing your child’s and your own body starts with […]

Freezing Time

CommentsPosted by: Aly Ragan on Dec 18, 2014 in Family Fun, Milestones, Parenting

The Christmas season is upon us and it is truly the most wonderful time of the year! Reliving the magic of Christmas through my children’s eyes is so amazing. I get so much joy from their excitement and joy. I wish I could freeze time. At three years old, my boys imagination is hitting its […]

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