Smart eats: making healthy food choices for kids on the go

Ideal and realistic options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks
Shannon Robertson, registered dietitian at Curahealth Hospital New Orleans, says many families struggle to find time for even one home-cooked meal a week. No matter the provenance of your repast, a well-rounded meal should include protein, fruits and veggies.

New Orleans Kids

Party on point: ideas for party themes and costumes

Party planners offer ideas
Costume casual may be standard dress for some New Orleanians — party to attend or not — but nothing compares to getting dolled up for a well-done theme party. If you are thinking about adding a little flair to your next affair, here are a few party pros to help you navigate this year's trends.

New Orleans Party Planning

Gambit's Pets, summer 2017

Summer health issues, saltwater tanks, low-cost care, health insurance and more
Pet health issues to watch as temperatures soar Allergies, bugs and other health concerns in summer Tips for building a saltwater fish tank Saltwater tanks are labor — and beauty — intensive

New Orleans Pets

Gambit's summer 2017 Health book listings: Educational events

Active Parenting. St. Tammany Hospital's Parenting Center, 1505 N. Florida St. Suite B, Covington, (985) 898-4435; www.stph.org — This six-week course discusses active communication for parents.

New Orleans Health and Wellness

Gambit’s twenty one: 2016-2017

where to go, what to know
Explore New Orleans like a local. New Orleans’ neighborhoods outside downtown have their own character and charms, and there’s a lot to see in each of them.

21 Guide

Family care resource guide

ADULT DAY CARE CENTERS Abundant Life Adult Day Healthcare Center 5961 Bullard Ave., Suites 5 & 6, (504) 240-2900 Alzheimer's Day Health Care West Jefferson Behavioral Center, 229 Bellemeade Blvd., Gretna, (504) 398-4336 Amazing Grace Adult Day Services 7041 Read Lane, (504) 241-2630 Contin-U-Care 315-317 N. Broad St., (504) 684-6039 Day Haven Adult Day Care 920 Fourth St., Gretna, (504) 361-1203; www.dayhaven.org Greenwalt Adult Day Healthcare Center For People With Alzheimer's disease 1926 18th St., Kenner, (504) 461-5889; www.ccano.org The Guild at Raphael Village Day Program for Differently-abled Adults

Family Care Guide

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