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April 19th, 2016 All Natural Relief for the Seasonal Sniffles


Sniffles, itchy eyes, and scratchy throats are often times the tell tale signs that Spring is here. These symptoms are no fun for anyone, but can be especially difficult to safely treat for babies and nursing mamas. Enter Essential Oils to the rescue! Plants have natural defenses to help guard you against those icky reactions, […]

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April 13th, 2016 Shop Local: Local Vendor Spotlight


As a small, locally-owned business we pride ourselves in offering a wide selection of locally-made products. We are very proud to support our local vendors, and want our customers to be able to know these great business and who they are supporting when they buy their beloved products. In this blog we will introduce you […]

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April 5th, 2016 How I Saved $2000

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How I Saved $2000 with Cloth Diapering In honor of the Great Cloth Diaper Change, each week in April we will be featuring 3 different deals to save even more money on cloth diapers! Check out our deals at the bottom of this post! How much money have you saved so far with cloth diapering? […]

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March 10th, 2016 Casey’s Top 3 Lactation Lies & Boobie Blunders

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                Breastfeeding 101 – Saturday, March 26, at ZukaBaby Metairie 2pm Event – Prepare for your breastfeeding journey with Casey’s tips on nutrition for nursing moms, overcoming supply issues, best products and more ($20 for 2 people+20% off nursing products) ALL DAY – 10% off nursing bras, giveaways and samples […]

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February 3rd, 2016 Feeding Babies – New Series & A Challenge

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Welcome to our new blog series on Feeding Babies! From pregnancy to breastfeeding to making baby food and beyond we will bring you content and recipes each week to inspire healthy eating habits for your whole family. As parents it is our job to feed our kids and that is no small task and you […]

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January 22nd, 2016 Mardi Gras Fun for Kids – Top 5 Parade Picks


Mardi Gras and kids may sound like oil and water, but locals know that Mardi Gras season is great fun for kids.  Costumes, decorations, free toys being thrown from brightly colored floats, dancing in the streets.  There are dangers to Mardi Gras that we cover in our next blog so stay tuned, but this week […]

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January 13th, 2016 Finger Painting – Messy Play for Healthy Sensory Development

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Your first thought of finger painting may be, it’s messy!  However, messy play for babies and toddlers is actually crucial to healthy sensory development.  Finger painting with your children can provide important foundation building blocks, sensory experiences, muscle and brain growth – all of which prepares them for later success and learning. Children are tactile […]

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December 30th, 2015 Reclaim, Rejuvenate and Re-Balance

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Soulful, nourishing and restorative.  Join other mothers and reconnect with who you are, slow down to be more present and create balance from the inside out. Take time to care for yourself and receive support for creating the life you desire – and deserve!   Based on the award-winning book from Renée Trudeau, The Mother’s […]

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December 30th, 2015 Get Fit Challenge!

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Start the year off on the right foot! Whether you’re feeling Hardcore, Dedicated or Inspired, we want to support you! Come to our Kickoff Party Saturday, January 2 from 9 am  ’til noon at KINDRED Studios Uptown, 5228 Magazine.     Get started with Barre & Cycle class and get refreshed with complimentary goodies. We’ll have special sales, promotions […]

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December 28th, 2015 Keep On Celebrating!

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  By Jen Fultz, ZukaBaby’s Jill-Of-All-Trades I’m a recovering Catholic, and my husband is an Atheist.  Because it’s our highest priority to raise a kind, responsible daughter, we respect and honor all religions and beliefs.  And what’s wrong with celebrating?  Happy Holidays! As a Kindergarten teacher, we spent the week before Winter Break discussing as […]

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