Category: baby

Help twins / multiples develop their independence.

Help twins / multiples develop their independence.

[ 4 ] January 14, 2014 |

These days it’s more common to have twins because of increased use of IVF and women having children at a later age. Teachers, coaches, families, and friends spend more time around multiples now, but may be unsure of how to deal with the unique situations that may arise with siblings the same age. Although these tips are geared for families with multiples, they may also be useful in parenting siblings of different ages.

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Family Hiking: Canonchet Farm

Family Hiking: Canonchet Farm

[ 0 ] September 18, 2013 |

Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Sunday, September 22, as we explore this area together.

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Join us for IMAGINATION WEEK at the newly opened IMAGINATION CENTER in Burnside Park!

Join us for IMAGINATION WEEK at the newly opened IMAGINATION CENTER in Burnside Park!

[ 0 ] August 26, 2013 |

The opening of the Imagination Center kicks off our Imagination Week – a week to let your imagination soar through creative writing, drawing, and play!  Here is the Imagination Week schedule. Download brochure PDF. MON 8/26 11 AM – 2 PM: Open Air Reading Room with Book-making for the Book Show, Thurs 4:30 pm! (Come […]

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The Imagination Center Opens in Burnside Park on August 22! A new place for family-friendly activities!

The Imagination Center Opens in Burnside Park on August 22! A new place for family-friendly activities!

[ 0 ] August 21, 2013 |

Mayor Angel Taveras, the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy and Southwest Airlines will unveil and open a new “Imagination Center” in Burnside Park on Thursday, August 22, 2013. The Imagination Center, part of Southwest Airlines’ community outreach efforts, will serve as a new place for family-friendly activities within Burnside Park. We look forward to this fabulous addition […]

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Family Hiking: Neutaconkanut Hill

Family Hiking: Neutaconkanut Hill

[ 0 ] August 19, 2013 |

Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Sunday, August 25, as we explore this area together. Whenever I mention Neutaconkanut Hill, people usually look at me funny and then ask me two questions: “How do you say that?” and “Where is it?” Given that “the Hill” is one of my very favorite […]

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How to Choose a Day-Care Center for Your Child

How to Choose a Day-Care Center for Your Child

[ 0 ] August 16, 2013 |

Choosing the right child care for our kids can be daunting. We want the best for our child but how do we find that perfect place with quality care, compatible schedule, space availability and a price we can afford? Reader Cecilia Pirotto shares wisdom garnered from her personal search for the “best” daycare for her […]

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Books that Inpsire Imaginative Play Outdoors in Nature

Books that Inpsire Imaginative Play Outdoors in Nature

[ 0 ] July 8, 2013 |

Lindsay Shaw, Providence Athenauem children’s librarian, shares this fabulous list of books for outdoor reading in the park, backayard, or beach–titles ripe for imaginative play using naturally occurring park materials and other “bits and pieces” you may find around your house. – Anisa I have selected titles that relate to (or can inspire), nature awareness, […]

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The Mystical Magical Fantastic Umbrella Factory

The Mystical Magical Fantastic Umbrella Factory

[ 0 ] July 1, 2013 |

Take a trip down to South County to visit the Fantastic Umbrella Factory in Charlestown. A hidden gem.

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Jumping for Jamestown

Jumping for Jamestown

[ 0 ] June 28, 2013 |

location: Jamestown, RI good for: All Ages cost: FREE Rhode Island really does have a lot to offer when it comes to outdoor fun for families. My favorite place to explore in the Ocean State is Jamestown, also known as, Conanicut Island is situated between Narragansett and Newport in the Narragansett Bay.  The landscape in […]

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To market, to market: real food, good fun

To market, to market: real food, good fun

[ 0 ] June 24, 2013 |

The draw for my kids is Susanna’s Ice-Cream & Sorbet, jamming with Farm Dog Organic Music, and visiting an array of feathered and furry friends, but our weekly visits to the Coastal Growers’ Market at Casey Farm in Saunderstown are about much, much more.

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