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Meet a bestselling children’s book artist/author Nov. 24!

Meet a bestselling children’s book artist/author Nov. 24!

[ 0 ] November 22, 2017 |

Bestselling children’s book artist/author and Massachusetts resident, Jan Brett, will appear in Plainville, MA, on Friday, November 24. Brett is the New York Times #1 bestselling artist/author of more than 35 books for children which have sold more than 40 million copies combined. Her books have been chosen as “Best Children’s Books of the Year” by […]

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Top 5 reasons to volunteer with your family

Top 5 reasons to volunteer with your family

[ 0 ] November 22, 2017 |

“The family that perseveres in good works will surely have an abundance of blessings.” – Chinese Proverb By Jason Boulay, Communications Coordinator, United Way of Rhode Island Modern life is full of distractions — often, it seems we are more connected with the world around us than the people who matter most. While useful, the […]

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Find food help locally

Find food help locally

[ 0 ] November 21, 2017 |

If you family needs help with food, there is a hunger hotline you can call. The USDA National Hunger Hotline can be reached at 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (for Spanish). Through the hotline, callers can locate meals sites for kids, food pantries or soup kitchens for families, and/or other government and private meals programs near them. […]

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Family Matters: Easy Fall Craft Projects for Kids

Family Matters: Easy Fall Craft Projects for Kids
[ 0 ] August 1, 2017 |
We like to celebrate fall by making crafts that remind us of the season’s colors, shapes and textures or using natural materials… more

new parents

Meet Mike Malkoff: Building Community of Local Dads

Meet Mike Malkoff: Building Community of Local Dads
[ 0 ] January 10, 2017 |
Upcoming Meetups (via Meetup.com, join the Boston Dads Group to learn about upcoming get togethers. Send Mike a private message when you… more

food

Make a Difference This Summer

Make a Difference This Summer
[ 0 ] July 11, 2017 |
By The Rhode Island Community Food Bank Here are a couple of fun ways kids can help others during their summer vacation. Get Their Hands… more

home work balance

Home Work: Quatia “Q.” Osorio

Home Work: Quatia “Q.” Osorio
[ 3 ] July 26, 2016 |
Introducing Quatia Osorio, or simply “Q.”: business owner, mother of 5, and passionate advocate for healthy families,… more

child development

Learn more about the Family & Development Lab!

Learn more about the Family & Development Lab!
[ 0 ] August 25, 2017 |
The Family & Development Lab at Providence College—under the direction of Dr. Kelly Warmuth, Assistant Professor of Psychology—is… more
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