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How To Develop Soft Eyes This Holiday Season

I ran across this article last week and thought it was a great reminder as we enter the busy Holiday Season. HOW TO DEVELOP SOFT EYES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON by Margaret Feinberg How to Develop Soft Eyes This Holiday Season Bright lights. Crowded stores. Traffic jams. Over the upcoming weeks, you’ll find moments of joy […]

Managing our busy schedules

I’ve been asked to share a few tips focusing on how to manage an incredibly busy schedule. Between completing homework, preparing dinner and fulfilling every extracurricular activity, the list can sometimes seem overwhelming. Don’t fret! It’s important to understand that you don’t magically manage, it takes years of practice, but I think if you’ll follow […]

The ABCs of Education-Related Tax Breaks

The ABCs of Education-Related Tax Breaks Educating your family can be costly. However, if your children are in elementary or high school, you could save with tax breaks offered by the Louisiana Department of Revenue.As you begin to shop for supplies and other necessities, keep in mind the important information below. Louisiana Department of Revenue […]

2 Important Questions

When I’m asked to talk about childhood hunger with groups in our community, I talk about these 2 scenarios. In recent email from a National Organization, No Kid Hungry, it’s obvious they talk about it too. You’re about to read two questions… They are either/or questions. And the purpose of these questions is to determine what you […]

Bullying

Types of Bullying and How to Spot Them: These days, bullying is no longer limited to face-to-face interactions.  When I was in schools teaching the DARE Program  “bullying” was the subject I was most passionate about because I could see the pain that bullying caused to so many students and how they were affected from […]

PRAY

Who is ready for school to start?? As a parent, this time of year is surrounded with many emotions.  If I am honest, I am ready for them to go back to school.  But then they go back, and I miss spending so much time with them.  So as a parent, how do we prepare […]

Exciting News!

For years, I have wanted to have a Childhood Hunger Awareness Day in our community.  Parish President, Layton Ricks,  and I talked about it several years ago and he told me, “just tell me when.”   Several months ago with the help of our friend and board member, Jan Benton, it was approved for the […]

Back to School Tips and Tricks

Words of wisdom from our friend, Mighty mom Board Member and Assistant Principal of Juban Parc Junior High, Justin Wax. 12 Secret Parent Tricks to Survive the Start of School The return to school can be exciting for students and parents, but it can also be a challenge. Here are 12 tips to make it […]

Vaping: What Parents Need To Know

If you have a pre-teen or teen you have probably had a discussion with your child or maybe with any parent about Vaping and Juuling.  This new fad among our junior high and high school kids has caused concern in my group of people this summer.  My youngest son, goes to Central Private School and […]