Attractions, events, and all the FUN you can have in New Orleans with kids!

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Homeschooling programs in Louisiana

Everything you need to know about homeschooling in Louisiana

We decided to homeschool our kids when my oldest (now 22) was in first grade. Things didn't work out for him in the public school system because of his ADHD and a severe peanut allergy. […]

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2024 St. Patrick's Day Celebrations In New Orleans

As a kid, I wasn’t particularly excited about Saint Patrick’s Day because we weren’t Irish, and so it wasn’t a big deal in our family. As an adult, though, I absolutely love celebrating St. Patrick's […]

Mardi Gras Preschool Activity

Mardi Gras Preschool Activities

Mardi Gras  is our favorite time of year in New Orleans and in Pensacola! The parades, the beads, KING CAKE, and all the fun! Preschoolers like to get into the carnival spirit too. We have some Mardi Gras Preschool […]

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CELEBRATE NEW YEAR’S EVE 2023 IN NEW ORLEANS WITH KIDS

It's almost time to ring in the New Year! Can you believe 2024 is almost here already? Crazy, right… Whether you are looking to go out, party at home, or both, we've got you covered. […]

Louisiana Children's Museum at New Orleans City Park

10 Reasons You'll Love the Louisiana Children's Museum

The Louisiana Children's Museum moved to its new location in 2019 and is the children’s museum of our dreams. The new home inside New Orleans City Park is filled with tons of hands-on exhibits for early learning. […]

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AWESOME NEW ORLEANS HALLOWEEN EVENTS KIDS WILL LOVE IN 2023

It's almost Halloween. The fun is just starting and ramps up this weekend, and every weekend leading up to the big day is FULL of Halloween fun. Now's the time to make your plans and get […]

New Orleans Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patches In New Orleans (Updated for 2023)

Nothing says Fall like visiting a pumpkin patch and picking the perfect pumpkin to decorate for Halloween in New Orleans! Here is a list of pumpkin patches in New Orleans. Pumpkin Patches in Jefferson Parish: St. Martin's Episcopal […]

Storyland New Orleans City Park

All About Storyland in New Orleans City Park

Storyland in New Orleans City Park has been a favorite place for kids and adults. This beloved New Orleans attraction has been a part of our hearts for 60 years. In 2019 it got a major upgrade! STEM-related activities, […]

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PREGNANT AT 15 ~ TEEN PREGNANCY RESOURCES IN NEW ORLEANS

Pregnant at 15. There is, of course, a how and why it happened, but in the end, it doesn’t matter. There was a baby on the way and now decisions had to be made. Here’s […]

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100+ Fun Things To Do In New Orleans WIth Kids

Summer vacation is officially here! It is time to keep the kids busy and active while making memories at the same time. I am excited to take my family on some great adventures this summer, […]

Summer Camps in New Orleans

THE BEST NEW ORLEANS SUMMER CAMPS KIDS WILL LOVE 

Summer in New Orleans is hot and LONG. It’s endless days of cooling off at Cool Zoo, enjoying snowballs from our favorite stands, summer vacation, and fun.  On top of all the fun, many of us have to work, and […]

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Preschool Mardi Gras Sensory Bin

Celebrate Mardi Gras with toddlers and preschoolers with a Mardi Gras Sensory Bin. Sensory bins are great for little ones to explore textures and all of their senses. They are also a good way to incorporate a little […]

Special Needs child at Mardi Gras in New Orleans

6 TIPS FOR SURVIVING MARDI GRAS WITH A SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD

Everyone in New Orleans LOVES going to Mardi Gras Parades, Right? My daughter says she “loves celebrating them more than her own birthday.” She loves the excitement and being out in the community amongst peers. We always get there early […]

Easy DIY Mini King cake

Easy DIY Mini King Cakes For Mardi Gras

Carnival season means one thing in New Orleans, KING CAKE! And while there seem to be king cakes available everywhere sometimes, you want to make your own semi-homemade king cake. Or maybe you live elsewhere in a place where […]

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The Ultimate List For Teen Birthday Parties In New Orleans

Planning and throwing birthday parties for New Orleans Kids are not always easy, especially when your child is older…and pickier. Where to go? What to do? And how to not look like the lame mom […]

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Where to Find Santa Claus in New Orleans 2022

The Holiday season is here which means Santa is in town visiting from the North Pole! He'll be all around town, in malls, and everywhere spreading Christmas cheer and joy to children of all ages. […]

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40+ Perfect Experience Gifts for New Orleans Kids

Do your kids have way too much stuff? I know, mine do. The last thing I want is MORE TOYS that they play with for five minutes and then never touch again. Personally, I'm leaning […]

Trunk or Treats in New Orleans

Fun , Cheap & Free New Orleans Trunk or Treats in 2022

It's almost time for Halloween in New Orleans and time for trunk or treating. Mark your calendars with these great locations hosting Trunk or Treats in New Orleans. These events can be safer thank typical trick or treating […]

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5 FUN THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING MRS. HEATHER’S PUMPKIN PATCH

One of our favorite Halloween traditions is to visit Mrs. Heather's Pumpkin Patch, located on the Northshore in Hammond, Louisiana. The Northshore in Hammond, Louisiana, is about one hour outside of New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Mrs. Heatther's Pumpkin Patch […]