July 22, 2019259
Scouted-Out Spots for Fun and Frugal Summer Activities
Pick Figs at Daniel + Anna's Orchard
Daniel + Anna's Orchard offers a pick-your-own lay of land where you can take kids to pick fruits like blueberries, peaches, kumquats, satsumas, persimmons, berries and figs. During the summertime, figs are the only fruit available, but...
July 22, 2019232
Community and Local Organizations Join Together for Abbeville Youth
Vermilion Parish’s Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville (JA of Abbeville) is partnering with several local organizations to enrich the lives of Vermilion’s youth and the community. Over the next few months, the Junior Auxiliary of Abbeville will partner with the...
February 16, 2019486
Who Let The Dogs Out for Mardi Gras?
The annual Krewe des Chien Mardi Gras Parade rolls in downtown Lafayette on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 from 1:45pm to 2:30pm. Check out the fabulous costumes in this parade of doggies! The official parade route is below.
February 14, 2019311
Teach your kids that less now can mean more later.
By Hannah Comeaux, M.A, LPC, LMFT
Give your children more of what truly matters in 2019 by giving them less of what doesn’t. In our busy, materialistic world, we often lose focus of what’s important in life. However, many people today are choosing a minimalist lifestyle....
February 14, 20191383
The positive impact of the school resource officer program
By Sevie Zeller
Last summer the Lafayette Parish School Board and Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office agreed on a contract to have armed school resource officers (SROs) in every public school in the parish (the Sheriff’s Office is the only department with jurisdictional...
By Dr. Liz Waguespack and Dr. Molly Waltman, Wags & Whiskers Veterinary Hospital
Left with white puppy- Dr. Liz Waguespack, Right with black cat- Dr. Molly Waltman
February is Dental Health Awareness Month and is a great opportunity to make sure that your beloved pet’s mouth is not a source of pain and...
October 30, 2018299While back pain tends to be more prevalent among adult populations, school age children can also be affected, especially if they had a preexisting condition such as scoliosis. As a matter of fact, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reports thousands of injuries each year resulting from the misuse of book bags.