Family Holiday Activities  at The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk

Family Holiday Activities at The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk

Looking for holiday events to enjoy with the whole family this season? The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk has it covered, from Christmas tree and grand Chanukah Menorah lightings to riverfront movie screenings and a holiday parade. Here's a roundup of ...

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GIVEAWAY: Win 3 Tickets to Deanie's Holiday Show with Vince Vance

GIVEAWAY: Win 3 Tickets to Deanie's Holiday Show with Vince Vance

Looking for a really FUN holiday event for you and your kids? Not your run of the mill experience? Last year, our West Bank publisher, Suzette Wilkinson, and her family attended Deanie's Kids Holiday Sing-long and Dance Party featuring Vince ...

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GIVEAWAY: Win 4 tickets to The Music Box Village

GIVEAWAY: Win 4 tickets to The Music Box Village

Have you heard of The Music Box Village? I just found out about this newly opened place and it seems so cool! It's an interactive art park by day and a one-of-a-kind musical venue by night made for both kids ...

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GIVEAWAY - Win 4 Passes to Zoo Years Eve at Audubon Zoo

GIVEAWAY - Win 4 Passes to Zoo Years Eve at Audubon Zoo

Audubon Zoo is ringing in the new year at Noon! On December 31, Audubon Zoo invites families and kids of all ages to celebrate the new year in style with music, games and prizes. Pick up a party hat and ...

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GIVEAWAY! Win 2 Tickets to a Kids Holiday Cooking Class

GIVEAWAY! Win 2 Tickets to a Kids Holiday Cooking Class

We love the Southern Food and Beverage Museum and their Kids Programs. Each program is typically split into two age groups, so as your child grows in culinary confidence and experience, they can also grow in technical skill. Each program ...

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Steel Poinsettias at Rivertown Theaters

Steel Poinsettias at Rivertown Theaters

THEY'RE BAAACK!!! And I'm so excited to see this show - I really like Ricky Graham and Sean Patterson's work. This would be a perfect Girls Night Out or Date Night to celebrate the season. Rivertown Theaters invites you to ...

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22 Holiday Events For Kids in New Orleans

22 Holiday Events For Kids in New Orleans

Here is a quick list for you to check out...a round up of some holiday events happening around town. Please note this is in no way a complete list of all the holiday happenings - just what I've found that ...

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A Holiday Letter To My Friends & Family “From” A Child With Autism

A Holiday Letter To My Friends & Family “From” A Child With Autism

A Holiday Letter To My Friends & Family “From” A Child With Autism Hi Everyone, I know that we will be visiting each other soon and I thought this would be a helpful note for you to have. A lot ...

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10 Great Non-Toy Gift Ideas

10 Great Non-Toy Gift Ideas

1. Memberships -; An individual or family membership to a local organization makes a great gift that keeps giving! There are so many choices that can be tailored to a child's or family's interest. Some great choices are the local ...

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Letters From Santa with a North Pole Postmark

Letters From Santa with a North Pole Postmark

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus — and the U.S. Postal Service can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child's letter — complete with a North Pole postmark! Here are the steps for your child to ...

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Portable North Pole's Free Santa Videos Bring Christmas Magic to Life

Portable North Pole's Free Santa Videos Bring Christmas Magic to Life

Portable North Pole 2016 (PNP) brings the magic of Christmas to life with personalized video messages and calls directly from Santa to give children and grown-ups a glimpse into the enchanting North Pole village. As the number 1 mobile Santa ...

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Salt Dough Ornament

Salt Dough Ornament

Every year I like to make a Salt Dough Ornament with my kids and hang it on the tree. This is such a simple craft to do with your kids and can make great gifts for grandparents or a gift ...

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Pointers for Parents - Home Safety Checklist

Pointers for Parents - Home Safety Checklist

Children are naturally curious, we see it in the way that everything that is within reach goes straight to the mouth. As our children learn to crawl and walk, they have a natural tendency to get into things that they ...

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School Open Houses This Fall

School Open Houses This Fall

Each year, many schools in the Greater New Orleans area host Open Houses offering parents the opportunity to tour the school, meet faculty and staff and see the school in action on a typical school day. Below are schools signed ...

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Get Creative at NOMA with Your Little One

Get Creative at NOMA with Your Little One

The New Orleans Museum of Art offers variety of ways for families to experience art together! BABY ARTS PLAY! Tuesdays at 10:30 AM Instill a love of art at a young age through a guided, hands-on gallery experience. Young Audiences ...

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Butterfly Effects Opens New Orleans ABA Therapy Center

Butterfly Effects Opens New Orleans ABA Therapy Center

Butterfly Effects, LLC recently opened a new, modern, state-of-the-art 6,000 square foot Center for ABA Therapy to provide services for those on the Autism Spectrum. The Center, located at 4201 N. I 10 Service Road, Metairie, LA, will offer full ...

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FREE - Kohl's Happiest Baby on the Block

FREE - 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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Studio KIDS! at NOMA - Art Classes in New Orleans

Studio KIDS! at NOMA - Art Classes in New Orleans

Aspiring artists, get ready to sharpen your creative skills! This Fall, students ages 5 - 10 will explore different art-making tools and techniques. In each Saturday class, Studio KIDS! explores art made by diverse cultures as inspiration for art projects. ...

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22 Resources for New Parents in the Greater New Orleans Area

22 Resources for New Parents in the Greater New Orleans Area

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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Introducing the Macaroni Kid App - Macaroni Today

Introducing the Macaroni Kid App - Macaroni Today

Exciting news ya'll!Macaroni Kid is thrilled to announce that the latest advance in family fun-finding technology has arrived with the launch of the Macaroni Kid app: Macaroni Today! The Macaroni Kid app is an amazing (and free!) tool to help ...

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Free Immunizations by the Greater New Orleans Immunization Network

The Greater New Orleans Immunization Network (GNOIN) was created in April 1998 when Christian Health Ministries partnered with several area hospitals to implement an immunization program for the children of Metropolitan New Orleans. The program focused on increasing the immunization ...

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Reading Aloud to Your Kids Can Equal Success

Reading Aloud to Your Kids Can Equal Success

If you were told there was one simple thing you could do for your child that has been scientifically demonstrated to lead to greater success in school, wouldn't you be dying to know what it is? It turns out that ...

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Seven Tips for a Successful Visit to an Art Museum with Kids

Seven Tips for a Successful Visit to an Art Museum with Kids

Most parents are a bit skeptical of the idea of taking toddlers, preschoolers or younger school age children to an art museum. Why would anyone take young kids there? Lots of reasons! Exposing them to art early can instill a ...

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Critter Cinema at the Louisiana SPCA

Critter Cinema at the Louisiana SPCA

Critter Cinema at the LA/SPCA is great fun for animal-loving, pizza-eating, movie-watching kids! What better way to end the school week than getting cozy with kitties and canines, enjoying great G-rated critter movies, making friends with other young animal lovers, ...

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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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West Bank of New Orleans Stay-at-Home Moms Playgroup

West Bank of New Orleans Stay-at-Home Moms Playgroup

Do you ever feel like you are the only mom staying home during the day? Joining a playgroup is a great way to make new friends for you and your little ones. These are just some of the things that ...

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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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Find Your Family Fun in New Orleans with Macaroni Kid

Find Your Family Fun in New Orleans with Macaroni Kid

If you want to stay in the know about all the kid and family friendly events happening around town for your kids,I invite you to sign up to for our weekly e-newsletter. Here are the benefits for you:1) It's free!2) ...

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