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Why is Such a Bad Idea Coming From Mandeville? {One Mom’s Opinion}

Like many of you, I moved to the Northshore for the schools. My husband graduated from Mandeville Schools and it served him well in both college and adulthood. I hoped that this same high-quality education would be available to my children. We researched school districts before finally choosing an area…


Northshore, Let’s Be Better Than This {One Mom’s Opinion}

While there are always a variety of reasons, many people move to the Northshore for an improved quality of life. We have trees, a low crime rate, and excellent public schools that are open to all. There’s free music all throughout the spring and fall, delicious food, and the housing…


{One Mom’s Opinion} I Hate Spirit Week

My favorite part of high school was homecoming week. We had big elaborate themed days where the students went all out. Having a mom who worked in clothing retail and a passion for thrift shopping, I had a wardrobe far beyond our actual economic status. I had clothes for any…


Tips for Moving With Kids

Moving is an undertaking that pretty much every family will likely encounter sooner or later in life. The moving process requires a lot of planning and a great deal of physical effort. It can sometimes be a very stressful and scary situation for some people. A great way to ease…


Tyler Thomas Park

We spend a lot of time at local parks and playgrounds, and Tyler Thomas Park is one of our favorites. It’s a pretty, quiet park with great play structures (and bathrooms!) – a nice change of pace from some of the busier, more crowded local playgrounds.   Tyler Thomas Park is…


John Slidell Park

Details Location: 105 Robert Rd. Slidell, La 70458 John Slidell is a park with multiple playsets, walking trails, and sports fields. It is located off of Robert Road. The entrance is directly before the overpass to Brownswitch.  Unique features: Four playsets, two swing sets, walking trail, sports field, climbing dome,…


Paul Cordes Park

Paul D. Cordes Park is centrally located off of East Causeway Approach in Mandeville directly behind Mandeville City Hall. Details Unique Features: Lots of shade and a variety of equipment suitable for babies and toddlers to younger children and even adults! I was pleasantly surprised at how much there was to…


Madisonville Park and Playground

Details Located in the block between Pine Street and Main Street in downtown Madisonville you will find the Madisonville Park and Playground. It’s your typical playground with swings, slides and enough green space for your little ones to burn off lots of energy. Below are some key features you might…