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Tips for the First Day of School

Tomorrow is the first day of school for many kids in Baton Rouge. Which means a quiet house, but a lot of stress and nervousness from both mom and kids. To ease some of those nerves, the American Academy of Pediatrics created some tips to help parents and their children adjust to another school year. Check […]

Reminder: Back-to-School Means Back-to-Shots for Kids

CommentsPosted by: Mommy-Go-Round Guest Blogger on Aug 04, 2015 in Parenting

With school just around the corner, it’s time to start making that list of school supplies and your child’s needs before the beginning of the semester. Vaccinations should be one of the top priorities on that list.

Back-to-School Stress Busters for Parents

For many children in Baton Rouge, August 6 marks the first day of school. While you may be looking forward to having the kids out of the house and back to a structured routine, there’s a lot to do before that first day. As families get ready for school, parents can be overwhelmed by the pressure […]

As a Parent, It Is Our Duty to Keep Our Kids Safe

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Jul 14, 2015 in health, Parenting

I have to talk about a serious topic today. If this hits a few buttons with the readers, I apologize, but this has just been tugging at me. It was the last straw when I saw another article in our Baton Rouge newspaper talking about it. So what am I talking about?? Well, the safety […]

Healthier Alternatives to Traditional Fourth of July Food

The following post was written by Brooke Schoonenberg, Dietitian at Woman’s Center for Wellness. When most people think of the Fourth of July, they think of patriotism, freedom, and a good old BBQ! Certain foods like hamburgers, hot dogs, and apple pie have become staples on many of our July 4 menus. Unfortunately, these foods can be […]

Could Loud Noise from Fireworks Damage My Baby’s Ears?

The following post is written by pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene for Your baby will let you know whether this is a welcome experience for her or not. Some babies are transfixed with joy and others cry early and long. Sitting a little farther back will increase the chances that she will like it and it […]

Our First Trip to the ER

CommentsPosted by: Laurel Burgos on Jun 23, 2015 in Babies, health, Parenting

I always envisioned my first trip to the ER would be in form of my 2-year-old falling off of his balance bike and hitting his head or missing a step on the playground and breaking an arm, but I never imagined that it would happen like this. . . It was a rainy morning and […]

Play it Safe this summer…Pointers on Poison Ivy

CommentsPosted by: Laura Boudreaux on Jun 18, 2015 in Babies, Parenting, Toddlers

Some of you may have heard the phrase, “Leaves of three, let them be!”  This refers to common poisonous plants that contain oil called urushiol, which is the toxin that causes the allergic reaction.  The three most common plants containing urushiol are poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac, which can all be found here […]

For Parents, It’s Wise to Think Before You Post

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Jun 16, 2015 in Parenting, Toddlers

There’s an awesome term floating around in cyberspace world right now. Sharenting. This equates to Parenting+Sharing= Sharenting. ABCnews did an article on this exact topic. You can view their findings here. I wanted to talk on this topic because we live in such a social media based world and it seems as though everyone’s posting […]

Tips for Swimming Pool Safety this Summer

With school out and the summer heat rising, children in Baton Rouge will be looking for ways to cool off and have fun, and for many that means heading to the pool. But how can a parent make sure their child is safe in the pool? And when is the best age to start introducing […]

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