Baby Brunch With Macaroni Kid

Baby Brunch With Macaroni Kid

If you are a mom with a child under 2, or are expecting a new little one in the next 9 months, our Baby Brunch is the perfect outing for you! It's free and will be lots of fun! Plus, ...

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2016 Summer Camps in New Orleans

2016 Summer Camps in New Orleans

Check out our Summer Camp Guide to learn about camps happening in New Orleans this summer. The camps listed offer fun for children ages 1 - 14. I will continue to add camps every week, so check back often! Academy ...

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GIVEAWAY - Win Monster Jam Tickets!

GIVEAWAY - Win Monster Jam Tickets!

Don't miss Monster Jam® Saturday, February 20th, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome! Monster Jam events are affordably priced for the whole family with kids' tickets starting at $15. Tickets are available in advance at the Smoothie King Center Box Office, day ...

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Daily Appreciation Hearts

Daily Appreciation Hearts

February is the month to show our love and care for one another. Kids often know Valentine's Day to symbolize candy and flowers. Instead of focusing your love on one day, show your love for your child/children every day of ...

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DIY Valentine Cards

DIY Valentine Cards

Store bought Valentine cards are easy and usually not very expensive, but we enjoy putting our own personal twist on them. I couldn't find stickers that fit this craft, so I did without, but feel free to use some. Each ...

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Easy Cookies for Valentine's Day

Easy Cookies for Valentine's Day

Here is a super simple and delicious cookie recipe to enjoy this Valentine's Day! The goji berries add a nice pop of color to the cookies. Get the kids involved and have them assist with making these -- they'll probably ...

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Penguins Kohl and Zelda Celebrate their 22nd Valentine's Day

Penguins Kohl and Zelda Celebrate their 22nd Valentine's Day

African blackfooted penguins Kohl and Zelda are celebrating their 22nd Valentine's Day weekend together at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. African blackfooted penguins (which have a black face mask and black spots and “horseshoe” on their belly) are native to ...

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Valentine Heart Craft

Valentine Heart Craft

Supplies: red, white, pink, and purple construction paper red yarn blunt ended needle scissors Directions: Start by cutting out a bunch of small hearts from the paper. You can also cut around the holes from the hearts that you have ...

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16 Things to Do at the YMCA in 2016

Youth Development is the social-emotional, cognitive, and physical processes that all youth uniquely experience from birth to career. The Y knows that a successful development process fulfills children and teens' innate need to be loved, spiritually grounded, educated, competent, and ...

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B.A.L.A.N.C.E. For Working Moms

B.A.L.A.N.C.E. For Working Moms

HEY MOMS!•Are you nearing the end of your maternity leave? •Do you feel excited yet anxious about returning to work? •Do you have the support you need to BALANCE the new daily routine between the office, family, and yourself? B.A.L.A.N.C.E. ...

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But First, I'll Have a Cup of Coffee

But First, I'll Have a Cup of Coffee

Before the sun comes up. Before my husband asks me if I've seen his car keys. Before the dog needs to be let out. Before the cat insists that his dish is empty when there's clearly food still in it. ...

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Rock and Roar Experience - Disney Jr.'s The Lion Guard

Rock and Roar Experience - Disney Jr.'s The Lion Guard

Come and experience the musical adventures of Disney Junior's newest hit series "The Lion Guard". You and your little one will explore the African savannah in a rip-roaring, fast-moving adventure, all set to the thunderous beats from Kindermusik and "The ...

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Musicollaborative - Exploriential Music Learning for All Ages

Musicollaborative - Exploriential Music Learning for All Ages

Musicollaborative is pleased to announce a newly expanded studio at their Mid-City/Fairgrounds location with exciting new additions to their after-school lineup for toddlers through teens! As lagniappe, they've scheduled concurrent classes for different age ranges in adjacent studios making it ...

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Resources for New Parents in New Orleans

Resources for New Parents in New Orleans

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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Duck and Bird Chats in Audubon Park

Duck and Bird Chats in Audubon Park

Are you curious about the ducks and birds in Audubon Park? Audubon Nature Institute is offering chats where you and your family can learn about the Audubon Park birds and ducks! In this interactive chat, an Audubon Educator will share ...

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Too Much Testing?

Does it seem like your kids are always taking some type of standardized test, or spending a fair amount of time preparing for one? If you shouted “YES”, you're on to something. A new study by the Council of the ...

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Free Specialty Health Services for Children

Your child's health is a major priority as a parent. Good health ensures your child continues to grow and develop. But healthcare is expensive and often a major source of stress and confusion. A lot of families fall into the ...

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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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Make Creative Memories with Your Family at NOMA in 2016

Make Creative Memories with Your Family at NOMA in 2016

The New Orleans Museum of Art offers variety of ways for families to experience art together! Baby Arts Play! at NOMA | Tuesdays at 10:30 am, beginning January 5 through March 29 Instill a love of art at a young ...

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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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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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Build By Ear Workshop at the French Market

Build By Ear Workshop at the French Market

Build By Ear is an exciting new workshop developed by PlayBuild to show how music, architecture and a littlecreativity can be used hand-in-hand to re-imagine the world around us. The great news is that PLAYBUILD NOLAwill host free monthly Build ...

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Greater New Orleans' Best Public High Schools

Education is one of the greatest gifts we give our children. So choosing the right school for them tends to be on the top of our list. The more we know about our choices in schools, the better we can ...

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Family Nature Club at Audubon Zoo

Family Nature Club at Audubon Zoo

In 2015 the Audubon Zoo is connecting your family to nature in even more ways by offering family-centered nature-based play with their all new FREE Family Nature Club at Audubon Zoo and Audubon Park. What is Family Nature Club? This ...

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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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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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Wing Watchers Club - Birdwatching!

Wing Watchers Club - Birdwatching!

The National Park Service, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and the Orleans Audubon Society has teamed up with NORDC to offer The Wing Watchers Club—a group designed for kids in grades 5 - 8 to meet for games, ...

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