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GIVEAWAY - Win 4 tickets to the Imagination Movers Concert

GIVEAWAY - Win 4 tickets to the Imagination Movers Concert

The Crescent City's own Imagination Movers will perform a concert on Sunday, November 2 at 4:30 p.m. at the Civic Theater, 510 O'Keefe Avenue in New Orleans. Families will have the chance to be a part of Movers' latest fun ...

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GIVEAWAY - Critter Cinema at the Louisiana SPCA

GIVEAWAY - 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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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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WWII AirPower Expo 2014

WWII AirPower Expo 2014

The WWII AirPower Expo 2014, presented by The National WWII Museum and the Commemorative Air Force, seems like a really cool event for families. I bet lots of kids and adults will be thrilled to see the fully restored classic ...

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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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Children's Book Review - Over There, written by Steve Pilcher

Children's Book Review - Over There, written by Steve Pilcher

Publisher's Note: This month New Orleans Macaroni Kid continues it's partnership with The New Orleans Public Library to help promote early childhood literacy. Each month we publish a book review written by Heather Green, who works for the library in ...

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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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Fancy Nancy, the Musical

Fancy Nancy, the Musical

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts presents Fancy Nancy, the Musical, October 17 - 26, 2014, a magical musical treat for youngsters...especially those Fancy Nancy fans out there!Based on the popular children's book series, Fancy Nancy and her friends Bree, ...

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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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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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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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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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