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Are You Saving Enough for Your Child’s College Education?

(StatePoint)  Despite rising college costs, fewer American families with children under age 18 are saving for college.

Hey Dad, Get Creative With Your Kids This Father’s Day!

(StatePoint) There is something about the way dads think that allow them to transform the ordinary into something extraordinary.

Tips to Avoid Injuries While Gardening

(StatePoint) For many people, gardening is one of life’s greatest joys. But exercising your green thumb carries some risk.

How to Save Money on Lawn Care

(StatePoint) There’s no doubt that Americans spend a fortune on lawn care annually. But you can trim your costs without sacrificing your beautiful yard.

Upgrading Your Home’s Outdoor Spaces Can Lower Energy Bills

(StatePoint) Making the most of your home’s outdoor spaces can do wonders for a property’s overall value. What’s more, some updates can also potentially lower your home’s energy bills while increasing its efficiency.

State Offers Free Air Quality Notification Program

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality encourages citizens and businesses to become more aware of the air quality.

Louisiana Earns High Ranking for State Business Climate

Chief Executive magazine ranked Louisiana No. 11 in the U.S., the state’s highest position ever, in the magazine’s annual ranking of Best & Worst States for Business.

Louisiana Students Gain on Annual Tests

The percentage of Louisiana students scoring at the Basic level or above on tests of four subjects grew one point in grades 3-8, with 69 percent of students testing at Basic or above.

Louisiana Seeking More Foster Families

The Department of Family and Children Services (DCFS) is focusing its efforts on recruiting new foster families.

Louisiana Draws Awareness to Children's Mental Health

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital's Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) is bringing attention to symptoms of mental illness and programs to support those who have mental health issues. It aims to increase public awaren

Great Grilling Tips to Make Summer Meals Sizzle

(StatePoint) Now that warmer weather and summer are upon us, grilling season is here again and families are taking meals outside to enjoy the sunshine.

Special Skills Pediatric Nurses Have When Looking After Children

Everyone who likes children thinks they can take care of them. Pediatric nursing, on the other hand, takes more than a set of Dickies scrubs and an ability to make kids smile.

This Year's Summer Blockbusters Aim to be Bigger than Ever

(StatePoint) This year’s summer blockbuster season is shaping up to be a big one, full of some of the year’s most highly anticipated films.

Encourage Kids to Have Gadget-Free Fun this Summer

(StatePoint) You may remember your parents telling you to turn off the television and go outside or read a book.

Great Things to do with Dad on Father’s Day

(StatePoint) Not sure what to give your dad for Father’s Day? Classic choices like a tie or cufflinks are nice, but don’t forget to give him the most meaningful gift of all -- quality time.