Family Fun


Pumpkin Patches on the Northshore

This post is updated for 2019. As new information becomes available, we will update.  Covington St. Peter Parish.  Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. 125, E. 19th Avenue. Pumpkins usually arrive in mid-October  Lacombe Banting’s Nursery 26300 US-190 A large selection of pumpkins and a family photo area. Available now….



St. Tammany Parish Fair {Know Before You Go}

Ahhhh, the St. Tammany Parish Fair. That special time of year when students get the day off from school to go spend even more of their parents’ money on rides, junk food and games clearly rigged against the participants. Because who needs learning, right? As cynical as that may have…


Halloween Activities on the Northshore

This list is updated for 2019. Please expect more events to be added as we get closer to Halloween.  Is your fall calendar is full as ours? It seems like once the temperature drops just a little bit, everyone comes out to play and there are so many fun, family…


Birthday Party Guide

Here at Northshore Parent we love a good birthday party. Some of us like big, Pinterest-worthy celebrations and others like smaller affairs. Either way, throwing a birthday party is a big undertaking and that’s why we’re here to help with this Birthday Party Guide. Find all the best places for…


Haunted Places in Louisiana

This post is updated for September 2019 and will continue to be updated throughout the season.  As a parent, perhaps you feel you are getting too much sleep at night. If that is the case, try one of the many spooky options around south Louisiana that are sure to keep…


Sunflower U Pick {Know Before You Go}

There’s just something about sunflowers. They are like miniature suns, radiating light and joy when they bloom. They make you smile. And imagine being surrounded by a field of them; rows upon rows of huge sunflowers, as far as the eye can see. This little piece of heaven exists just…


DIY Balloon Garland

I’ve never been one to follow celebrities, but even I couldn’t help but notice the popularity of balloon garlands in everything from celebrity weddings to holiday decorations. Such a simple concept with a big impact, so I figured I’d give it a try. Here’s what you need: Balloons in various…


{Worth the Drive} The Louisiana Children’s Museum

This post is brought to you by the Louisiana Children’s Museum. You may or may not have heard but the Louisiana Children’s Museum is making the jump from Julia Street in downtown New Orleans to gorgeous new campus in City Park. I was recently invited to do a blogger tour…