Health and Wellness

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Why I Run

I never thought in my life that I would be doing 5k’s or missing running…

Do You Know How To Tell The Difference Between Allergies & The Flu

Fall has barely started and so have the germs. Flu is running rampant all over…

Great Tips To Stay Healthy This School Year

Well, it is that time again. We are broke from buying school supplies, but the…

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Home Remedies To Treat Sunburns

It’s that time of year again! Oh yeah, you know the one where the only…

Mardi Gras With Special needs
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…

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Tips for Staying Healthy During Carnival Season

It’s Carnival Time!  King cake, parades, and parties are right around the corner. With multiple viruses…

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Why You Should Get The Flu Shot

Fall…..ah!  The weather is changing (hopefully), Football consumes our weekends, the Holidays are upon us……

Pregnant at 15 ~ Teen Pregnancy Resources in New Orleans

Pregnant at 15. There is, of course, a how and why it happened, but in…

Hurricane Evacuation
Hurricane Evacuation Survival Tips

Going through a hurricane with kids is HARD. Most of us here at Pint-Sized Cities…

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Tips To Shelter In Place During A Hurricane

Hurricane Season – that dreaded time between June and November we all watch the Gulf…

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How To Talk To Your Kids About Mass Shootings

This morning we all woke up to the horrific news out of Las Vegas. Our…

Lice
What to do When Your Child Has Lice

It’s that time of the year. You open your child’s backpack, and there’s a note…

Healthcare Financial Assistance Programs In Louisiana

Having two children with special needs and a husband with a host of issues that…

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How to NOT Lose Your Mind When Your Child Is Having Surgery

A few months ago we scheduled my 2-year-old son’s first anesthetized surgery. As a parent this…

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Facts You Need To Know About Louisiana Medicaid

July 1, 1016 was a huge day in Louisiana, it is the day that the…

Playground Danger
Hot Playground Danger

It was Friday afternoon and the kids are almost out of school so a bunch…