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Don't miss the Cinderella and Batguy Play Date!

Don't miss the Cinderella and Batguy Play Date!

Come meet Cinderella & Batguy at Palm Tree Playground!Enjoy a photo opportunity, storytime with Cinderella and super hero training with Batguy, an autographed coloring sheet, snacks, drinks, great raffles, indoor play & a craft on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from ...

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Children's Clothing Exchange

Children's Clothing Exchange

When it comes to children's clothing and toys, you can spend a fortune and before you know it, the clothes are too small and the toys are ignored. One way to keep the kids stocked up at a fraction of ...

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School Open Houses

School Open Houses

Each year, many schools host Open Houses offering parents the opportunity to visit the school and get a feel for what it's like. Below are schools signed up with our Open House Directory. Please click the links for a complete ...

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WIN - Tickets to  Holiday Tea at Longue Vue, Radio Flyer Wagon, etc!

WIN - Tickets to Holiday Tea at Longue Vue, Radio Flyer Wagon, etc!

As a publisher of Macaroni Kid, I love bringing you events, ideas and items that make parenting in New Orleans a little easier, a little more fun and maybe even a little cooler. Today, I am so excited to offer ...

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GIVEAWAY - Win 4 tickets to New Orleans Baby & Child Fest

GIVEAWAY - Win 4 tickets to New Orleans Baby & Child Fest

New Orleans Baby & Child Fest, the premier Pregnancy and Parenting Expo in the Southeast, occurs October 4 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner. Ochsner is the presenting sponsor! "Ochsner is proud to support Baby & Child Fest," said Lisa ...

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GIVEAWAY - Win 2 tickets to Boo at the Zoo

GIVEAWAY - Win 2 tickets to Boo at the Zoo

Here is another chance to win 4 tickets to Boo at the Zoo!Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan Subaru! This annual Audubon Zoo extravaganza is a safe, fun-filled Halloween event for children ...

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Pumpkin Patches and Halloween Fun Around Town

Pumpkin Patches and Halloween Fun Around Town

When my children were three and one, we lived right down the street from the pumpkin patch on the corner of Claiborne and Octavia. So during October, visiting the pumpkin patch was nearly a daily occurence. I have fond memories ...

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The Mosquito Authority

The Mosquito Authority

Mosquitos got you down? Avoiding your yard because of mosquitos is a real drag. While wearing repellant or lighting a citronella candle can help alleviate the problem, the real way to making your yard enjoyable and usable is getting rid ...

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 City Park Art and Movement

City Park Art and Movement

Ok, I have to be honest. Just looking at this picture of City Park Art and Movement owners, Nikki Miner and Kat Ryles, makes me want to run on over and take a class from them. Their big smiles and ...

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Exciting MRI Research Study for Adolescents

Exciting MRI Research Study for Adolescents

Researchers at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - NO & Children's Hospital are seeking adolescents with autism, PDD-NOS, or Asperger Syndrome and typically developing adolescents, 11-17 years old for a study of brain structure and function using MRI. Participation ...

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PreK Prep at Therapeutic Learning Center

PreK Prep at Therapeutic Learning Center

Starting to think about where your toddler is going to school and whether they are ready for school? Therapeutic Learning Center (TLCnola) can prepare your child for Pre-K success! We are a progressive pediatric-based clinic owned by two registered and ...

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Parents of Children Ages 3 - 6 year old

Parents of Children Ages 3 - 6 year old

Researchers at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans & Children's Hospital are seeking participants for an MRI research study to help us learn about the brain bases of language and motor system interactions. We are looking for: ...

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Everyone Loves a Good Story

Everyone Loves a Good Story

Public library storytimes welcome young children up to 5 years of age with their parent/caregiver. You may want to check one of these websites for a specific branch you'd like to visit. For storytimes and activities, go to www.nutrias.org or ...

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Infant & Toddler Development Project

Infant & Toddler Development Project

Congratulations on your infant! The Infant & Toddler Development Project, under the guidance of Dr. Jeffrey Lockman, is currently conducting several research projects with children ages 1 month to 2 years with respect to how children play with objects and ...

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Fussy Baby Network New Orleans & Gulf Coast

Fussy Baby Network New Orleans & Gulf Coast

Got a fussy baby?There is no quick fix-but there is help. Call the Fussy Baby Network® New Orleans & Gulf Coast, a program for parents who have concerns about their baby's fussiness during the first year of life. Services are ...

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Fall 2014 Classes at the Parenting Center

Fall 2014 Classes at the Parenting Center

When my first son was six weeks old, we started attending the free Tuesday morning Snuggles and Struggles group at the Parenting Center...religiously. For me, it was a reason to get dressed and out of the house with my infant, ...

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Get Creative with Studio KIDS at the New Orleans Museum of Art

Get Creative with Studio KIDS at the New Orleans Museum of Art

Studio KIDS! explores art! Each Saturday students ages 5 -; 10 will go on a safari in NOMA's galleries to see how cultures all over the world represent animals. Each class will focus on a different medium so that participants ...

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Kohl's Happiest Baby on the Block

Kohl's Happiest Baby on the Block

Expectant parents or parents of a newborn? Learn how to make your baby the happiest baby on the block! Using Dr. Harvey Karp's research, the parent educators at Children's Hospital's Parenting Center will teach parents of newborns calming techniques proven ...

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Mommy and Me Mornings!

Mommy and Me Mornings!

Palm Tree Playground's Mommy and Me group meets every Tuesday morning. This group is for moms with children five-years-old and younger. We will host local speakers to discuss a wide range of topics and give mini-classes including: baby proofing, lactation ...

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Les Enfants at Trinity

Les Enfants at Trinity

Les Enfants at Trinity is now accepting children as young as 15 months for a 2 day a week Busy Bee program, who are 15 months by August 31, 2013. There is also availability for children 3 1/2 - 4 ...

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Calling All Costumes!

Calling All Costumes!

Clean out your kid's closet!Swap for Kids is hosting their annual Costume Fest on October 3rd and 4th where you can shop amazing costumes at consignment store prices. To prepare for the event, they are "calling all costumes!" Gather up ...

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STORYQUEST at the New Orleans Museum of Art

STORYQUEST at the New Orleans Museum of Art

STORYQUEST at the New Orleans Museum of Art is offered to children and their parents as a way of sparking imagination, creativity, and a love of reading. Professional authors, actors and artists bring the world of children's literature to NOMA ...

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Kids Menu Series - Storytime at the SoFAB Culinary Library

Kids Menu Series - Storytime at the SoFAB Culinary Library

Here's a fun twist to storytime - add a little cooking class to spice things up! Join Nancy Wilson, founder of Mam Papaul's Food Products and a former teacher, for the new Kids Menu Series: Storytelling at the SoFAB Culinary ...

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Welcome Baby!

Welcome Baby!

Babies don't come with manuals, and when a newborn first arrives, parents are often at a loss for what to do and when to do it. Should I run to the baby every time he/she cries? How often should I ...

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