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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!

The 2023 Guide to Baton Rouge Holiday Events Are you visiting Baton Rouge with kids or looking for fun things to do with kids in the Baton Rouge area? The holiday season in Baton Rouge is beyond joyful for families; there are dozens of holiday events for families in the area! ‘Tis the season to shop, see lights, build gingerbread houses, and so much more in Baton Rouge! Make sure to add these exciting Baton Rouge holiday events to your family’s calendar this year. Some event details are still unfolding, so check back often for the most up-to-date information for celebrating the holidays in Baton Rouge. If you are looking for the best Christmas light displays or Baton Rouge area neighborhoods with...
Your Guide to Baton Rouge Birthday Parties As moms, we know that hosting birthday parties can be overwhelming. There are so many decisions to make:: where to host, whom to invite and what sweet treats to include just to name a few.  Our goal in creating this guide was to provide Baton Rouge area moms with lots of the amazing birthday party options and resources. We have listed resources for Baton Rouge birthday parties for all personalities and passions. We would like to sincerely thank our sponsors that participated, as without them this guide would not be possible. Would you like to be listed in this Guide to Baton Rouge Area Birthday Parties? Email us! Karen {@} redstickmom {dot} com!  Hugs, kisses and lots of...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Cultural Fall Fest but we LOVE bringing our readers info about the best family friendly local events. This one is surely worth the drive!  What You Need to Know :: Cultural Fall Fest 2023 This cultural event is a celebration of Louisiana culture and will feature live musical performances by Amanda Shaw, Grammy-Nominated 79ers Gang, Bettis 3rd Degree Hip - Hop Brass Band, the Brasshearts Brass Band, and the Harold Jackson Quartet. Food trucks, food booths, artisan products and crafts, face painting, adult beverages, and more! Also spotlighting an Art Display contributed by St. Charles Parish Schools' Art Departments! ​ This family-friendly event is hosted by The Feather Fund NOLA and Explore Louisiana in partnership with...
A Guide To Decorated Cookies In The Baton Rouge Area {And More Custom Sweet Treats} Our sister at New Orleans Mom made an amazing guide for custom decorated cookies in the New Orleans area earlier this year. It was such a hit, we knew we needed one for all you Red Stick mamas! If you are looking for sweet, scrumptious, and beautifully decorated cookies for your next birthday party, tailgate, or "just because," you're in the right spot! We've got you covered here. Are we missing your favorite cookie creator? Please let us know! We'd love to add new businesses as we discover them! Cookie creators {listed in alphabetical order}: All Things SWEET by Victoria Custom cakes & decorated sugar cookies (with gluten free &...
The 10 Best Kids' Meal Deals At Red Stick Restaurants Dining out with your little ones can be a fun experience, but it can also add up quickly if you're not mindful of your budget. Fortunately, many restaurants offer fantastic kids' meal deals that allow families to enjoy delicious food without breaking the bank. In this article, we'll provide you with savvy tips and strategies for finding the best kids' meal deals at restaurants. 1. Panda Express My son is a super picky eater, and Panda Express became a surprise MVP for us. He loves eating there and the portions are generous. The Panda Cub meal is a well-balanced treat for the kiddos. With options such as teriyaki chicken and lo mein...

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Vegan Restaurants in Baton Rouge and New Orleans

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