November 25, 2019288
Small Traditions to Implement for a Mindful Family During the Holidays
By Abby Meaux Conques
The holiday season can be a downright stressful time, particularly for Moms. Moms tend to end up being the ones to choose all the gifts for the family and children, to get outfits ready for all the different holiday gatherings, and to make...
July 22, 2019447
Simple Steps to Contain Clutter
By Renee Ory, Owner of Amazing Spaces
Organizing for kids is one of the most rewarding projects to me because I get to see the joy in a child’s face when all of their favorite toys are ready for playtime —not to mention their parent’s face when the mess is gone! Most parents cringe at the...
July 22, 2019431
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, 2019344
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, 2019603
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, 2019398
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, 20191720
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...