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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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Make Money Cleaning Out Your Closets

Make Money Cleaning Out Your Closets

Do you own more pairs of shoes than you can count? Tired of tripping over toys in your basement? Wondering how you can get rid of all those unused kitchen appliances? Then you're in luck! The best buy and sell ...

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Kid and Family Friendly Events in New Orleans

Kid and Family Friendly Events in New Orleans

Hello May! Get out the calendar and figure out your weekends - there is plenty to do with the kids. Below is a round up of this month's highlights with clickable links to our calendar for the important details you'll ...

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Lemonade Day - May 2, 2015

Lemonade Day - May 2, 2015

Lemonade Day is Saturday, May 2 and you and your kids won't want to miss out on this incredible experience! Lemonade Day is a free, fun, experiential learning program that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their own ...

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Summer Camp Guide

Summer Camp Guide

Time to start planning moms!Check out our Summer Camp Guide to learn about all the camps happening in town this summer. The camps listed offer fun for children ages 1 - 14. I will continue to add camps every week, ...

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Girls on the Run New Orleans Spring 2015 5K

Girls on the Run New Orleans Spring 2015 5K

Calling all community runners & walkers! Men, women and children of all ages are encouraged to participate in this fun-filled morning!Join the action on Saturday, May 9 with Girls on the Run (GOTR)! It's their Spring 2015 5k! By participating ...

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Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day

Here is another totally kid friendly event - and it's free! We are very excited for Free Comic Book Day! My 13 year old is mildly obsessed with comics. He visits Crescent City Comics almost every weekend and will definetley ...

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Mother's Day Sugar Cookie Fruit Bites

Mother's Day Sugar Cookie Fruit Bites

These bite-sized versions of fruit pizza are easy to make and colorful, sweet treat that is perfect for Mom! The ingredients are simple: 1 package of pre-made sugar cookie dough 1 8oz. package cream cheese 2 tubs of cool whip ...

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Ropes Course at Audubon Zoo

Ropes Course at Audubon Zoo

Kamba Kourse, a four-story adventure ropes course, will celebrate its grand opening at Audubon Zoo on Sunday, March 1. The climbing structure is located in the African Savanna across from the giraffes. Kamba Kourse stands 44 feet high and features ...

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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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Make Creative Memories with Your Family at NOMA in 2015

Make Creative Memories with Your Family at NOMA in 2015

NOMA begins 2015 with a variety of ways for families to experience art together! NEW! |Family Art Workshops | Select Sundays 2 -; 3 pm This spring, sharpen your drawing skills by creating projects inspired by NOMA's collection. Led by ...

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Strawberry Picking in Louisiana

Strawberry Picking in Louisiana

With spring here, consider planning a strawberry picking outing with your kids. What a great way to be outdoors together as a family and actually pick your own food! Here are some places to go: Mrs. Heather's Strawberry Farm - ...

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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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Get Ready for Gator Run - The New Lazy River at Audubon Zoo

Get Ready for Gator Run - The New Lazy River at Audubon Zoo

Audubon Zoo will be an even “cooler'' place to visit this year as the thermometer rises. Gator Run, a lazy river, debuts Sunday, March 29, 2015, as the newest chill out feature in the popular Cool Zoo splash park. It ...

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Something New at Audubon Zoo

Something New at Audubon Zoo

Audubon Zoo's newest attraction offers pint-sized visitors an opportunity to get up close and personal with some four-legged friends.Watoto Walk, designed to resemble a Masai village that might be found on the plains of Kenya or Tanzania, opens its gates ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Public Nature Walks by NORDC

Public Nature Walks by NORDC

Need a break from the city? Craving nature? This seems like a nice outing for moms who are free on Tuesdays and have little ones that are up for a walk outdoors.Experience the wonders of nature in our own back ...

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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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