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Growing a Dream: This Family Quit Their Jobs and Started a Farm

Growing a Dream: This Family Quit Their Jobs and Started a Farm Before bringing their wildly popular creole tomatoes to the Crescent City Farmers’ Market, the Poché family was just dreaming about launching a farm back home in Louisiana, some 1,300 miles away. Excited by new opportunities, they decided to leave their jobs and start […]

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Kids in the Kitchen :: Cooking Skills and Safety Rules

Like I mentioned in my last post, despite the benefits, we still get weary about allowing our kids to cook with us. Especially the young ones. The key, is to understand what skills our kids should have at different ages. Having this understanding allows us to safely foster their independence, while allowing us an opportunity to […]

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tasc Performance is Now Open in New Orleans!

Disclosure :: our partners at tasc Performance sponsored this exciting announcement. tasc Performance is Now Open in New Orleans! We are thrilled to share that one of our favorite local brands, tasc Performance, has opened its flagship store in the company’s founding home of New Orleans. The store is located on the historic Magazine Street in the […]

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Win the Headache Battle with the Pediatric Headache Clinic at Children’s Hospital

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children’s Hospital.  A headache is one of the most common complaints encountered in medicine, as most everyone has experienced a headache at some point in their lives. Many people began experiencing headaches in their youth, making headache a common reason for visits to the pediatrician’s office. Studies around […]

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One Simple Tip to Encourage Your Kids to Eat Healthy :: Let Them Cook!

As an occupational therapist, I have a strong desire to encourage independent living skills with my kids. At a very early age, I was encouraging them to dress themselves, brush their own teeth, bathe themselves … any life skill, it didn’t matter, I wanted them to be able to do for themselves. Cooking is one […]

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An Okay Diet is Okay with Me

I’ve tried Whole 30 on several occasions, but the best I could do was “Whole 7.” I’ve tried “diet bets” and lost money not weight. I’ve tried clean eating challenges, and though I learned a lot, I have yet to complete an entire challenge. None of these methods are bad. In fact, I would suggest […]

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The Truth About Head Shape Abnormalities

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children’s Hospital.  The Truth About Head Shape Abnormalities Head shape abnormalities are among the most common problems we deal with in the Neurosurgery clinic at Children’s Hospital. Babies’ head shapes can cause concern for both parents and pediatricians alike. Determining whether a baby has a serious skull problem […]

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Parenting Approaches to Growing Self-Control

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by The Parenting Center. Growing Self-Control Self-control can seem elusive to parents who have spent time chasing young children in the park who aren’t ready to leave, scrubbed crayon marks off walls, and watched a toy launched across the room by a frustrated toddler. Many moms and dads can […]

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