How to Prepare Your Kids for a Lockdown Drill at Their School

This week the letter and call came home from my pre-k student’s school. The one…

{One Mom’s Opinion} St. Tammany is Doing School Supplies All Wrong

During the summer I started reviewing my boys supplies lists for this school year. I…

4 Ways to Back to School Shop on the Northshore

As much as I have been trying to ignore it, school is approaching. My kids…

Don’t Let Your Kids Slide Through Summer

Are you worried about the Summer Slide? I’m not talking about water slides or playground…

How Should St. Tammany Parish Schools Grow?

In the past few months we’ve had quite the rumbling (read: SHOUTING) about the rapid…

Did You Know About All These Benefits for Parents Saving for College in Louisiana?

Each year for our birthdays, my siblings and I were very disappointed to receive a…

Six Routines to Help You Rock the Start of School

Several of us at Northshore Parent have children starting Kindergarten this year. To get prepared,…

The B Word: Making (and mostly) Sticking to a Budget

Nobody likes that dreadful “B” word: budget. It’s no fun, and needing one can imply…

How to Choose a Preschool

Choosing a daycare or preschool for your child can be one of the most stressful…

How to Wear a Blanket Scarf

Over the Christmas holidays I saw several friends receive blanket scarfs as gifts.  I also…