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Why Can’t School Be All Year Long?

CommentsPosted by: Brandie Chesney on Jul 23, 2014 in Parenting, Toddlers

I don’t know how to make it stop. I beg and use time outs like they are going out of style on a daily basis. This mother of four has hit a hurdle. My twins, 6.5-year-olds, not only fight with each other constantly but fight with the littles, too. Fight, wine, bicker, push, bite and […]

What to Say and What not to Say to This Mommy

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Jul 22, 2014 in Parenting, Toddlers

Recently I read a blog on titled “13 Things Non-Parents Should Never say to Parents”. Before I was a mommy to my wonderful little 18-month-old boy, I always used to look on at other parents and think, “What would I do differently?” Or I would make a comment like, “When my child is that […]

Happy Moving Day from the Palmers!

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Jun 17, 2014 in Family Fun, Parenting, Toddlers

Have you ever moved homes with a toddler before?? My recommendation…. DON’T!!! Wait until your little one can actually understand fully what you are saying and you can understand him. My husband and I recently decided to take advantage of the low interest rates and the desire of people wanting to live in our neighborhood. […]

Preparing Your Child for Another Baby’s Arrival

Welcoming a newborn infant into your life is one of the greatest moments a new mom and dad will have in their lives. The addition of a baby to a family can also be a hard time for an older sibling. While parents experience elation and joy over their baby, it is not unusual for […]

Sunscreen 101: Tips To Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

CommentsPosted by: Dr. Ashley Lucas on Jun 04, 2014 in Babies, health, Parenting, Toddlers

Summer is here, which means it’s time to stock up on sunscreen for those pool parties and beach trips. To help prevent sunburn (and to some degree, skin cancer), find a sunscreen with an SPF (sun protection factor) of at least 15 – the higher the number, the better. Look for one that screens out […]

Sleeping Beauty

CommentsPosted by: Sarah Keller on Jun 03, 2014 in Milestones, Parenting, Toddlers

As we dive deeper into Owen’s 4th year of life, I’m starting to truly fear the teen years.  I feel like there are times I’m getting a little taste of what life will be like, all while he is still little and charming—you know before he needs deodorant.  Somewhere near the middle of his second […]

Eh, I Guess I Could Build a Snowman

CommentsPosted by: Rachel Henry on May 29, 2014 in Family Fun, Parenting, Toddlers

We watched Frozen three times last weekend. We listen to the Frozen soundtrack every time we are in the car. We read the Frozen books before bed. We are keeping the Frozen franchise alive and well. Unfortunately… I do not want to build a snowman. I already know what frozen things do in summer. I’d […]

When Parenting and Politics Collide

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on May 19, 2014 in Parenting, Toddlers

Wow, the Baton Rouge Business Report recently posted an interesting article through one of their AM emails. It’s titled “La Ranked the worst state for working mothers” You can read the full article here. I typically don’t read statistical data regarding our state, but this one hit home since, A- I live in Louisiana and […]

Get Your Kids’ Idle Hands Moving with Woman’s Center for Wellness Summer Camps

Attention, parents. Today is the last day of April, which means in less than a month, school will be out and your household will be occupied with kids looking for something to do during those inactive summer months. Woman’s Center for Wellness can help alleviate your child’s boredom and get those tiny idle hands moving. […]

Getting Children Down the Aisle

CommentsPosted by: Rachel Henry on May 13, 2014 in Family Fun, Parenting, Toddlers

As a wedding planner, I’ve seen my fair share of ceremony bloopers. From the best man forgetting the rings to bridesmaid trip-ups and even officiants mispronouncing names… you name it, I’ve seen it! My favorites, however, revolve around child participants. Oh how those flower girls and ring bearers can steal the show with their adorable […]

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