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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. 


Departments  

6 Personality 

10 Focus 

46 On Trend

48 Books 

62 Events 

68 Social Lights 


Features 

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 


Parenting 

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


In Print, Today In This Issue May 2017
  • Shadows at The Shadows

    11/24/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Shadows at The Shadows

    11/25/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Shadows at The Shadows

    11/27/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Shadows at The Shadows

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Ladies Night Karaoke

    11/29/2017
    09:00PM — 02:00AM

    Double whammy! Not only is Karaoke back every Wednesday, but so is Ladies Night! Ladies, come in ...


  • "A Christmas Story"

    11/30/2017
    07:55PM

    Abbey Player presents "A Christmas Story" written by Jean Shepard. This is an endearing and delig...


  • Shadows at The Shadows

    11/24/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Shadows at The Shadows

    11/25/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Solo piano music every Sunday from 9a-12p at Cooper Street Coffehouse in Jeanerette, LA with musi...


  • Santa's Coming to All Seasons

    11/26/2017
    02:00PM — 05:30PM

    Dress up the family and come for a FREE meet & greet with Santa! Feel free to bring your photo ...


  • Shadows at The Shadows

    11/27/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Shadows at The Shadows

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    Photographer and filmmaker James Edmunds' will be displaying his most recent photographs in a new...


  • Ladies Night Karaoke

    11/29/2017
    09:00PM — 02:00AM

    Double whammy! Not only is Karaoke back every Wednesday, but so is Ladies Night! Ladies, come in ...


  • "A Christmas Story"

    11/30/2017
    07:55PM

    Abbey Player presents "A Christmas Story" written by Jean Shepard. This is an endearing and delig...


  • The Oil Center's 24th Annual Festival of Lights

    12/01/2017
    05:00PM — 09:00PM

    A nostalgic tradition. Stop, shop and roll on a horse drawn carriage ride, and take photos with S...


  • "A Christmas Story"

    12/01/2017
    07:55PM

    Abbey Player presents "A Christmas Story" written by Jean Shepard. This is an endearing and delig...


  • NISH Baseball Arts & Crafts Festival

    12/02/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Arts & crafts vendor booths, food, raffle, talent show


  • Using Francis Pavy's “Lake Arthur Lotus” for inspiration, local artist Ben Koch will teach a foam...


  • Solo piano music every Sunday from 9a-12p at Cooper Street Coffehouse in Jeanerette, LA with musi...


  • "A Christmas Story"

    12/03/2017
    07:55PM

    Abbey Player presents "A Christmas Story" written by Jean Shepard. This is an endearing and delig...


  • Toddler Time

    12/06/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Parents and their children will enjoy story time, songs with finger play, participate in a hands-...


  • Ladies Night Karaoke

    12/06/2017
    09:00PM — 02:00AM

    Double whammy! Not only is Karaoke back every Wednesday, but so is Ladies Night! Ladies, come in ...


  • "A Christmas Story"

    12/07/2017
    07:55PM

    Abbey Player presents "A Christmas Story" written by Jean Shepard. This is an endearing and delig...


  • "A Christmas Story"

    12/08/2017
    07:55PM

    Abbey Player presents "A Christmas Story" written by Jean Shepard. This is an endearing and delig...


  • Shadows Holiday Craft Fair

    12/09/2017
    09:00AM — 03:00PM

    The Shadows-on-the-Teche has rescheduled our Fall Arts and Crafts Fair, and just in time to finis...


  • Shadows Holiday Craft Fair

    12/09/2017
    09:00AM — 03:00PM

    The Shadows-on-the-Teche has rescheduled our Fall Arts and Crafts Fair, and just in time to finis...


  • Yoga in the Galleries

    12/09/2017
    11:00AM — 12:00PM

    Join us on the second Saturday each month for yoga at the Hilliard Museum led by an RYT-200 certi...


  • Faith House is proud to announce this year’s annual fundraising event to benefit survivors of ...


  • Solo piano music every Sunday from 9a-12p at Cooper Street Coffehouse in Jeanerette, LA with musi...


  • Starting at the intersection of S. Morgan down Albertsons Pkwy., come to the city of Broussard fo...


  • "A Christmas Story"

    12/10/2017
    07:55PM

    Abbey Player presents "A Christmas Story" written by Jean Shepard. This is an endearing and delig...


  • Ladies Night Karaoke

    12/13/2017
    09:00PM — 02:00AM

    Double whammy! Not only is Karaoke back every Wednesday, but so is Ladies Night! Ladies, come in ...


  • "A Christmas Story"

    12/14/2017
    07:55PM

    Abbey Player presents "A Christmas Story" written by Jean Shepard. This is an endearing and delig...


  • "A Christmas Story"

    12/15/2017
    07:55PM

    Abbey Player presents "A Christmas Story" written by Jean Shepard. This is an endearing and delig...


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