Family Fun

Dad Day Prep Party with Northshore Parent

Here at Northshore Parent we love our community, and we love doing events that let us get out and meet that community and support the small businesses within it. All of this is why I’m really excited to announce our latest event that will take place at a locally-owned business,…


Planning a Wedding {Tricks and Tips}

It’s spring and flowers are starting to bloom. The weather is lovely, for now, and annoying insects like termites, love bugs, and mosquitoes have yet to come out in full force. All that and the arrival of our baby in January, has inspired our wedding plans. The trend with wedding…



Get Outdoors!

Spring is finally here, and that means we only have a small window of time before it’s unbearably hot here in the south! As a child, my mom had to drag us inside kicking and screaming for dinner, but times have changed. I know that kids these days are in…


Storyland Birthday Party

A few months back, I shared the Old MacDonald party I threw for my twins 2nd birthday. When the theme of “Celebrations” came up for March for Northshore Parent, I couldn’t wait to blog about the fun that was their 3rd birthday party. As I mentioned before, one of the…


When it Rains on Your Parade {Indoor Activities}

Mardi Gras 2014 has come and gone. Most of us spent the day indoors thanks to unwanted cold and rain that followed a most beautiful, ideal weather weekend. I must admit, the weather had me upset. I imagine that when I have a child, the little guy will be coming…


A Deal A Meal

Want to celebrate something? Need a night out with your spouse but can’t decide where to go?  Most events around southeast Louisiana involve food, but how to choose where to eat when there are so many delicious options just down the street?   A couple of friends told us they were…


Harry Potter Birthday Party

Ok, so the last movie came out a couple of years ago but, at my house, we are all still a little Harry Potter crazy, so it made perfect sense when my daughter asked for a Harry Potter themed party for her birthday. Between my husband and myself, we put…


Alice in Wonderland Baby Shower

When I found out that one of my best friends was having a little girl, I was OVER THE MOON. I was even more thrilled when she told me that she was doing an Alice In Wonderland themed tea party baby shower. You see- I make cakes and other goodies-…


Fleur de lis Valentines

These printables originally ran on my personal blog, but I thought maybe you guys would appreciate them too. The freebies are for those of you who want to print a little something out for your kids or if you don’t feel like buying one of those big packs for some…