Our Curriculum

Reggio Emilia, New Orleans Style! Children are full of wonder and curiosity about our world. Our curriculum is based on relationships, and centered on nourishing children’s minds and bodies through mutual respect and a spirit of discovery. Negotiated Learning & Emergent…

Discover Us!

Abeona House is a full-time, year-round, not-for-profit child care center. Hours of care are 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM, and we serve children ranging in age from 6 weeks to 5 years. The Abeona House invites year-round open admission (space…

For Our Parents

Named after the Roman goddess of children leaving home for the first time, the Abeona House Child Discovery Center is a not-for-profit organization based in New Orleans that arose out of Hurricane Katrina. After the storm, many childcare centers did…

Chickpea Jambalaya

We are going to have one of my favorite dishes this month. It’s a Louisiana delicacy, gone vegetarian: chickpea jambalaya! I start by sauteing and seasoning all my vegetables, then adding vegetable stock with tomatoes and molasses. This gets added…

Veggie Snack Wednesdays!

I’m very happy to announce Abeona House now officially has a veggies and dip snack every Wednesday! The first trial run was a total success, as the kids got to drip pieces of cucumber, bell pepper, carrot, celery, broccoli, and…

Kid Food vs Adult Food

What differentiates the concept of “kid food” versus “adult food”? I started to ask myself this question the other day, as I pondered whether the meals I’m making are too much for a young person’s palate. Can our kids love gazpacho…

Chickpea Jambalaya

We are going to have one of my favorite dishes this month. It’s a Louisiana delicacy, gone vegetarian: chickpea jambalaya! I start by sauteing and seasoning all my vegetables, then adding vegetable stock with tomatoes and molasses. This gets added…

Learn More

Veggie Snack Wednesdays!

I’m very happy to announce Abeona House now officially has a veggies and dip snack every Wednesday! The first trial run was a total success, as the kids got to drip pieces of cucumber, bell pepper, carrot, celery, broccoli, and…

Learn More

Kid Food vs Adult Food

What differentiates the concept of “kid food” versus “adult food”? I started to ask myself this question the other day, as I pondered whether the meals I’m making are too much for a young person’s palate. Can our kids love gazpacho…

Learn More
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