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!

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by BREC. Outdoor Adventure with BREC - Archery Academy 2.0 BREC's Archery Academy 2.0 is an intermediate archery program designed for people who have completed our beginner “Archery Academy” Program, or for those who are novice level archers that are looking to take their archery skills to the next level. We meet once a week for four weeks to review and practice skills, ending with an Olympic style archery tournament to put your skills to the test with your other classmates! Both youth and adults are welcome. All equipment is provided. Are you interested? Make sure to register online HERE. Details When: March 4, 14, 21 & 28, 5:30-6:45pm Where: Louisiana Park Registration Deadline: March 1, 2019 Ages: 8+ Cost: $40 per person For more information,...
Around town: gifts that give an experience! Christmas has come and gone. Despite my best effort to #konmari, we still have too much stuff! And yet holidays and birthdays continue to roll around. So many people talk about experience gifts versus opening gifts. I have a sister-in-law that is THE BEST at gifting experiences! Every year she’ll ask what membership I think my kids will enjoy this year. And enjoy it they have! So now I keep a running list of experience gifts so when asked, I can toss out some suggestions. I’m here to share all the around town experience gift ideas! Memberships: Knock Knock Museum - For as little as $150 a family of four (two adults and two kids) can...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Crawfish Swim School. In a Birthday Party Rut? | Why Crawfish Swim School is Our New Go-To Have you gotten to the point of no return when it comes to planning birthday parties? And when I say no return, I'm talking the "OMG I'm planning ANOTHER birthday party and we are NOT RETURNING to my house for this thing" point of no return. I'm right here with ya sis! I'm a mom of four boys. Four. That means I've managed to host approximated 5,762 parties over the course of my 14+ years of motherhood. I mean, not really 5,000 plus BUT your pickin' up what I'm throwin' down, right? Let's just say there's been lots of cake...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Ruby Slipper Cafe Baton Rouge.  Four Reasons Ruby Slipper Cafe Should Be Your Go To Baton Rouge Brunch Brunch time is any time if you just believe and we believe in it often. We have what I like to call Brinner (breakfast for dinner) at least once a week. So of course when the Ruby Slipper reached out to see if we wanted to try out their new limited time specials, it was a no brainer! Without further ado here are our top reasons to check out your local Ruby Slipper!!  1. The Food  So this may be an obvious one, but y’all the food is out of this world! Everything has that homey taste that you...
As this year comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to say how much we truly value, appreciate and respect each and every one of you. We are proud that over the course of 2018, Red Stick Moms Blog had over 530,000 page views, reached 320,000+ unique readers and hosted four successful events. To cap off 2018, we wanted to share the 10 most popular blog posts of the past year, determined by page views. They are stories of faith, humor, loss, marriage, motherhood and so much more. We hope you enjoy re-visiting them as much as we did. #BoyMom Problems Need to Disappear Why Do I Bring Out the Worst in My Kids? Sassy Isn't Cute How We Paid off $250,000 in Debt We'll Never Be...

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