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Summer is Here, and So Are Summer Camps

Now that school is out and summer is here for children, families are stuck with the impossible task of finding ways to entertain the little ones and keep them active through the hot and humid Louisiana summer months. Woman’s Center for Wellness can help you with its wide array of summer camps and classes designed […]

For the Love of Child Number 2

CommentsPosted by: Laurel Burgos on May 14, 2015 in Babies, Parenting, Pregnancy

I was talking to a friend yesterday and she told me that her and her husband were seriously considering having another child (child number 2 in her case) and she had a question for me that she thought would be silly or stupid. She prefaced her question with. . . “I know you love your […]

Food for Thought About Food Allergies

The following post was written by Woman’s Nutrition Services Department. May is Food Sensitivity Awareness month.  Researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies.   Food allergies affect up to 5% of children and 4% of adults causing an economic impact of nearly 25 billion dollars per year! A food allergy is a […]

Thrown for a Curve by Life’s Unexpected Events

CommentsPosted by: Zelma Frederick on May 07, 2015 in health, Parenting

Life is full of unexpected events.  Since this is a parenting blog, I felt it would not be inappropriate to include recent events which involved one of my parents. Last week my dad had a stroke. My dad, the person who I grew up adoring, the person who walked me down the aisle at my […]

Easter Lessons Learned By Mom

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Apr 16, 2015 in Family Fun, health, Parenting

I always said before I became a mother that I would trust in my gut instinct and do what I felt right no matter what the people around me were saying. I have held true to that until this Easter weekend. Our family had a great time at our church’s Easter egg hunt for the […]

A Sweet Surprise This Easter for a Recovering “That Mom”

CommentsPosted by: Zelma Frederick on Apr 09, 2015 in Family Fun, Parenting, Toddlers

No matter how crazy work, civic or personal obligations become, there is something about celebrating Easter with family that puts everything back in perspective. My husband and I have been hosting an Easter brunch at our house for my in-laws and their families for the past several years.  Since this new tradition began, we have […]

Time Flies When You Have a Little One

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Apr 08, 2015 in Family Fun, Milestones, Parenting

Wow… who knew that trying to write a blog every other week would be so difficult when you have a child. I try and tell myself that I can be super-mom, but there are times when it just doesn’t pan out. This would be one of those times. I have written since the beginning of […]

Four Ways to Creatively Use Your Easter Candy Leftovers

Did the Easter Bunny hop over to your house and leave sweet and chocolatey treats for you and your family this holiday? If so, after a few days of snacking on the sweets, you’ve probably gotten a few belly aches and are ready to get those treats out of the basket and out of your […]

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.

“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 […]

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