In and Around Baton Rouge

in and around Baton Rouge With Kids

Baton Rouge is a big place that offers both the fun of a college campus (Geaux Tigers) and the amenities of a city. There’s a lot to see in and around Baton Rouge. Even if you’ve lived here all your life, there’s still a lot to discover in Louisiana’s capital.

If you’re leaving the house, there’s a good bet that Red Stick Mom has your activity covered, from indoor playgrounds to parks to restaurants to the events that everyone in Baton Rouge is talking about.

At Red Stick Mom, we have family fun in Baton Rouge for all seasons covered, as well as creative ideas for every member of the family. Our team of more than 25 Baton Rouge moms is always looking for activities, events, and inspiration for everything from how to host the perfect Baton Rouge birthday party for kids to hidden gems in Baton Rouge.

Each year, we publish an extensive list of summer camps options in and around Baton Rouge, keeping you informed about all of the best childcare choices for your Baton Rouge family. We’ve got an eye on the local Baton Rouge schools, helping parents make the best decision for their students. We’ll even help you find the best swim lessons in Baton Rouge.

Our writers live in and around Baton Rouge, so we’ve got a lot of experience finding the best things about living in Baton Rouge with kids. We’ve made it through countless weather events like the 2016 floods together and will always connect Baton Rouge moms to one another for assistance and support.

We know that living in Baton Rouge means choosing from a variety of neighborhoods and lifestyles, and we are here for it all. No matter where you live in Baton Rouge, and no matter where your kids go to school in Baton Rouge … Red Stick Mom is here to make life in Baton Rouge with kids easier and more fun!

Happy Barbecue Month :: Let’s Celebrate The month of May is National Barbecue Month! It gives everyone a chance to get together with family and friends and enjoy some barbecue. So let’s fire up those grills and cook some barbecue. When it comes to eating yummy barbecue, the sides served are very important. A side that’s a must for me is potato salad. I can’t eat barbecue without it. Some other common sides are baked beans, macaroni and even some delicious corn on the cob. In honor of Barbecue Month, I have listed a few restaurants below that serve some tasty barbecue. Don’t forget you can also celebrate by grilling in your own backyard on a nice sunny day. Here’s a list...
Looking for indoor activities in Baton Rouge? Look no further! There is no shortage of things to do with kids in Baton Rouge in general, but sometimes you specifically need an indoor activity. Whether it's too hot or too rainy, here are Red Stick Mom's top picks for family-friendly indoor activities in Baton Rouge. Of course, we also have suggestions for outdoor adventures in Baton Rouge, a list of activities to keep your Baton Rouge kids busy all summer and a guide to the best splash pads in Baton Rouge. Entertain the Kids Indoors in Baton Rouge Indoor Playgrounds, Inflatables and Climbing in Baton Rouge: Tumbles Baton Rouge North Sherwood Indoor Playland Lil Bambinos Playtorium Chee Chee's Playroom Chick-Fil-A Playlands: Burbank Jump...
Raise your hand if your baby daddy is as hard to buy for as mine. I returned the last two gifts I got for my husband because I got the wrong tool. I didn't realize there were a thousand different drill presses. I refuse to have to return Father's Day! I have done some major research and I am sharing it with you. This is my super simple Father's Day gift guide, broken down into Louisiana Local, Edible, and Gizmos & Goodies. Louisiana Local Full disclaimer, some of the gifts in this category are edible. Because, well, Louisiana. All of these have been a winner in this household and support some bomb Louisiana companies. Another disclaimer because I am a terrible...
Things To Do In Baton Rouge With Kids There are so many things to do in Baton Rouge with kids year-round! We strive to share ideas for every family’s budget and interests. Whether you are visiting Baton Rouge with kids or you live in and around Baton Rouge year-round, there are tons of kid-friendly outings to choose from. Below are local family-friendly events happening each month in the Baton Rouge area. We are sure you will find at least one or two (or ten!) to add to your family's calendar each month! Special thanks to our sponsor of the Things to Do in Baton Rouge Guide :: City Group Hospitality City Group Hospitality has lots of great options coming up this Summer! Need something...
A Summer PSA for Baton Rouge Moms :: BREC's Liberty Lagoon is OPEN! BREC’s Liberty Lagoon water park is now open 7 days a week for fun in the sun! Make a splash on the water playground, surge through the water slides or crash under the coolbrellas as many times as you want this summer. For more information on how to make BREC’s Liberty Lagoon Waterpark your ultimate summer destination, visit libertylagoon.com. What Moms Should Know Before You Go Who ::  Everyone is welcome! That said, Liberty Lagoon promotes a safe family-oriented atmosphere and all groups must have at least one (1) adult for every six (6) children under the age of 12 years old. What ::  The facilities include water slides, a lazy river,...

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