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Kids? What kids? Confessions of a mom on a Disney Cruise.

As my kids and I prepped for our recent Disney cruise, and by "prep" I mean watch about 300 hours of YouTube videos of other families on Disney cruises, we had heard a lot about their famous kids' clubs. My children are 7 years old (twins)...prime age for a kids' clubs I figured, but they are also...
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Louisiana Children's Museum: New Exhibits and Sneak Preview Day

I got a chance to have the CEO of the Louisiana Children's Museum, Julia Bland, in the studio this morning. She told us more about what we'll see when the museum opens at the end of the month. (can't see our video interview below? click here ) Here's a video of that fog we were talking about...so...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Aug 16-18

It's offially back to school season which should be fall, but it's 100+ degrees so it's not festival season yet! Need ideas for what to do? I've got ya covered! CLEAR THE SHELTERS DAY! Saturday only. My favorite event this weekend! Tons of pet shelters across the country are taking part in the one-...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Aug 2-4

Here it is. The last weekend for most people before school starts. Live it up because if you've got kids...here comes the homework and after-school events. God speed. :) Satchmo SummerFest - Friday thru Sunday at the New Orleans Jazz Museum on Esplanade. Celebrating Louis Armstrong with music, food...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Jul 26-28

How can the summer be almost over? Back to school is around the corner so let's get all the fun out of this weekend we can! Family Block Part at the WWII Museum - Friday 5:30pm-9pm. Special activities geared to kids of all ages, after-hours museum access and free entry for all under 18 while adults...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Jun 28-30

The first of the Independance Day events start this weekend with 2 big ones on the Northshore. So get plenty of wear out of those red, white and blue outfits and get started with all the fun! Zoomobile at Westbank Library - Friday 11am-12pm at Westbank Regional on Manhattan. Hands-on fun for the...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Jun 14-16

It's all about dad this weekend...but there are a few things for everyone that you might want to check out this weekend. Then get dad that new tie. :) Kinky Boots - Runs Fri through Sunday at the Saenger. Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper created the fun musical about a young man taking over his...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for May 31 - Jun 2, 2019

Are you also recovering from my Memorial Weekend sunburn? Aloe up and let's rally in time to enjoy another sunny, summer weekend. Oyster Festival - Saturday and Sunday at Woldenberg Park. Lots of oyster dishes and live music plus the shucking contest and oyster eating competition. Northshore Heart...
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Teacher Remakes "Old Town Road" with Students to Motivate Them

This teacher is clearly connecting with her students and I love it! My kids are among the 100% of all children who are obsessed with the song "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X. 3rd grade teacher Jasmine Amani from Alabama knew how much the kids loved it and she turned it into a way to motivate them for...
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I Took My Kids to Jazz Fest... A Survivor's Story

My 6 year old daughter's class performed in the kid's tent at Jazz Fest so I figured if she were going to her first Jazz Fest, I should probably take her twin brother along. So it was settled. I'm taking the kids to Jazz Fest. I'm sure that doesn't sound like a big deal to a lot of people, but I...
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