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In This Issue: May 2017

04/28/2017 07:00AM ● Published by Christy Quebedeaux

On The Cover: 

Mother and daughter Jackie and Danielle LeCompte share an embrace. The pair has been through a lot together, and we were fortunate enough to tell each of their stories in this issue. Read about Jackie’s courageous act on Page 6. You can hear Danielle’s side of the story in our Bright From the Start section on Page 37. Photo by Fusion Photography. 


6 Personality 

10 Focus 

46 On Trend

48 Books 

62 Events 

68 Social Lights 


15 An Alligator On Iberia Street 

    The Story Behind The Striking New Mural 

37 Bright From The Start 

    Acadiana’s Impressive Adolescents 

60 Bunk’n On The Bayou 

    The 2017 Bunk Johnson Jazz, Arts & Heritage Festival 


18 Supermarket Sweep 

    Life Lessons From The Grocery Store 

21 Breathing Easy 

    Local Orthodontist Examines ADHD & Pediatric Breathing Link 

24 Fast Track To The Grownup Table 

    The Importance Of Etiquette 

Mother’s Day 

27 New Mom Expectations Vs. Realities 

    New Moms Share Their Stories 

32 Mother’s Day Gift Guide 

Kitchen & Bath 

49 Splish Splash 

    It’s Time To Remodel Your Bath 

53 Connected Cooking 

    The Smart Kitchen Has Arrived 

56 Counter Balance 

    All About Kitchen Counter Tops

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