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The Adventures of Traveling with a Toddler

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Apr 16, 2014 in Family Fun, Parenting, Toddlers

Traveling with a toddler. Have you ever done it before??? I am about to embark on a new journey. Traveling out of the country on a nice long flight with a 15-month-old. I hate to admit it, but I am not looking forward to this. I can picture it now, my child will be the […]

A-Tisket, A-Tasket, 6 Ways to Make a Healthy Easter Basket

The Easter Bunny is the springtime bearer of sweet treats and delicious candy. But that rascially rabbit shouldn’t hop away with your fitness goals and overall health by tempting you with unhealthy edible. This year, fill your Easter basket with some healthy alternatives and have an egg-cellent holiday.

1 in 68: Autism’s Rising Prevalence

April is Autism Awareness Month. The rates of children being diagnosed with autism have skyrocketed in the past 40 years and is predicted to keep going up. Today, 1 in every 68 kids is diagnosed with autism. The following post was written by pediatrician Bob Sears, a primary-care pediatrician in Capistrano Beach, California, and the […]

Road Trip: Part 2

CommentsPosted by: Stephanie Roussell on Apr 03, 2014 in Babies, Family Fun, Parenting

After driving 12 hours with a 6-month old, I wasn’t sure how the rest of our road trip would go. If you missed the driving part, check out the first blog about our road trip here. I worried that Audrey would be thrown off her schedule, that she wouldn’t sleep well in the hotel or […]

Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness Today

April is Autism Awareness Month. The rates of children being diagnosed with autism have skyrocketed in the past 40 years and is predicted to keep going up. Today, 1 in every 68 kids is diagnosed with autism. Today marks the seventh annual World Autism Awareness Day. Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the […]

Riding in Cars with Boys

CommentsPosted by: Sarah Keller on Mar 25, 2014 in Family Fun, Parenting, Toddlers

Lately we have been burning the pavement between Baton Rouge and Lake Charles.  My hometown, two hours west on I-10, is a relatively easy trip.  It is especially easy when you treat it as more of a commute than a formal road trip, something my dear husband can’t seem to do…bless his heart.  I’m teaching […]

What Would Your Advice Be?

Last week, Mommy-Go-Round blogger Tamara Palmer discussed what one piece of advice she would leave for her child. Her words of “Be true to yourself and trust your instincts” rang true with a lot of readers, with many people offering their words of advice.

Staying True to Myself

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Mar 18, 2014 in Babies, Milestones, Parenting, Pregnancy

I recently heard on the radio parents giving advice for their children. That got me to thinking, if I could only leave one piece of advice for my child, what would it be?? I think it would be, “Be true to yourself and trust your instincts.”

Eat Healthy BR Wants Healthy Options on Kids’ Menus

Baton Rouge is changing what it eats when dining out in an effort to educate and address childhood obesity. The Eat Healthy BR program, an effort within Mayor Kip Holden’s Healthy BR initiative, is looking for local restaurants to clean up their menus and bring healthier options to residents who dine out with their children. […]

Making Your Own Baby Food for DIY Moms

When breastfeeding no longer cuts it for your baby, it’s time to introduce him or her to solid foods. A quick walk through the commercial baby food aisle reveals hundreds of different options to feed your baby. But with dyes, chemicals and other non-organic ingredients in those pre-packaged foods, many moms are choosing to make […]

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