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In and Around Lafayette

Lafayette, LA with kids

Lafayette, LA is a quaint Southern town just west of Baton Rouge in an area affectionately known as Acadiana. There’s a lot to see and do in and around Lafayette. Whether you’ve lived here your entire life or are new to the area, there’s a lot to discover in this charming Louisiana city.

Lafayette Mom aims to make living in Lafayette, LA easier for parents. There’s a good chance that Lafayette Mom has a resource for what your family needs, whether that’s a list of fun splash pads in Lafayette, LA or where to throw a birthday party. We even make a point to highlight the best events in the Lafayette area.

At Lafayette Mom, we have suggestions for family fun in Lafayette, LA for all seasons, as well as creative ideas for day trips when you’re ready to get away from it all. Our team of more than 20 Lafayette moms is always ready to share advice on everything from how to find the best swim lessons in Lafayette to where to enjoy a great date or dinner downtown.

Every year, Lafayette Moms publishes a comprehensive list of summer camps options in and around Lafayette, LA. The goal of this resource is to keep parents informed about the various childcare choices for Lafayette families once school is out. Of course, our popular guide to Lafayette, LA schools also helps moms and dads make the best education decisions for their families. We’ll even help you connect with other Lafayette families via our popular neighborhood groups online.

Our writers live in and around Lafayette, so we’ve got a lot of experience finding the best things about living in Lafayette, LA with kids. We’ve made it through countless events like the 2020 pandemic (and homeschooling), and we always aim to connect Lafayette moms to one another for assistance, guidance and support.

We know that living in Lafayette, LA means choosing from a variety of neighborhoods and lifestyles, and we support it all. No matter where you live in Lafayette, and no matter where your kids go to school in Lafayette… Lafayette Mom is here to make life in Lafayette with kids easier!

Is Festivals Acadiens et Créoles Kid Friendly? Fall time in Acadiana means football, cool fronts (hopefully), the time change where we gain an hour, and Festivals Acadiens et Créoles! Oh mon dieu, what a cultural treat. Festivals Acadiens et Créoles makes...
If you only visit Downtown Lafayette for Festival International or events at the ACA, I bet you didn’t realize there’s quite a lot going on. And by a lot, I mean, a lot of awesome things happening to revitalize...
We all know the summers in Louisiana are H-O-T. Here are some places around the area you can visit to cool off! Cajun Palms RV Resort 1055 N Barn Rd, Breaux Bridge, LA $30 per day Ages under 3: FREE Day Camp Passes include...
I love a good cocktail. I even love a good mocktail when the occasion calls for one…like when I am pregnant and just close my eyes and pretend that there is gin in my soda with lime. When my...
It's the question that every Louisiana mom asks themselves the day after Mardi Gras, "What do I do with all these Mardi Gras beads (or throws)?" There are 2 things that usually happen: They get thrown away or They...
We are happy to share this resource of local black-owned businesses in and around Lafayette, Louisiana. By shopping with any of these businesses listed below, we are showing support to the entrepreneurs in our black community. If there is a...
Lafayette Area Snowball Stands :: Where to go to Prevent Summer Meltdowns It’s that time of year again. SUMMERTIME! School is out and mommas are looking for an outing with the kiddos but it’s hot as Hades, so what should you...
So, maybe it is just me, but I hate to spend money on Mardi Gras Ball dresses. For me, spending a large chunk of money on a dress was really only justifiable for my wedding. I hate the idea...
On some level, I love exercising. I hate the feeling a few minutes in when you're too hot and can't catch your breath and your heart is pounding and you start thinking, "There's no way I'm going to live...
Best Places to Order Catered Christmas Meals in Lafayette 'Tis the season, and we do not want you running around with Santa's long list of to-dos AND come up empty when it comes to Christmas dinner and holiday parties. Check...

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Why I Moved Back to Lafayette After Nearly a Decade

I grew up in Crowley and my husband in Church Point. We both graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2011 and...