Articles by Katy


Strawberry Picking on the Northshore

Neighboring Tangipahoa parish is known for their strawberries so it makes sense that some of us would like to go and pick our own. There are fewer places to pick strawberries than blueberries but that doesn’t mean you’re out of luck! We’ve assembled a list of local farms that do…


Northshore Summer Camps

This list has been updated to the best of our ability for 2022. Please email corrections to katy@northshoreparent.com Featured Summer Camps special advertising section PA Camp Action Youth and Community Resources is a local non-profit organization started by concerned parents who simply sought to create a better community for their…



Lenten Fish Fries on the Northshore

For some denominations, Fridays in Lent means no meat. Many churches aim to help you out by offering a Friday Fish Fry where you can purchase fried catfish or other seafood and save yourself the trouble of having to cook something. As a bonus, most of these events are also…



Whitney Plantation {Know Before You Go}

I grew up in the New Orleans area, so plantation tours were pretty much required at some point. I can’t tell you exactly which plantations I visited, but I know I toured a few. Sunnie and I visited the Myrtles a few months ago, and that was pretty similar to…


St. Patrick’s Day Activities on the Northshore

March 12th, 2022 Shamrock Sprint Benefiting Kelly Kicking Cancer. 7AM. Covington Trailhead. For more information on registration please see the event page. Covington St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Block Party. Downtown Covington. For more information and a map of route please see the event page. March 13th, 2022 St. Patrick’s…


Parade Safety: What You Need to Know

Mardi Gras is back. Hooray! Most of us are happy about this and ready to hit the streets for the greatest free show on earth. It is, however, advisable that everyone take some basic safety precautions when at the parades. The good folks at Lakeview Regional Hospital have gotten together…


Where to Find Gluten-Free King Cake

This post is updated for 2022. If you see something that needs correcting or have some place to add, please leave us a comment or email katy@northshoreparent.com. Every year a lot of people ask us about gluten free king cakes. It’s not surprising, many people these days are avoiding gluten…