Category: family matters

10 Things for Kids to find in their Easter Basket (other than candy)

10 Things for Kids to find in their Easter Basket (other than candy)

[ 3 ] March 19, 2013 |

Not all Easter Bunnies fill baskets with chocolate. Read on for a list of Kidoinfo favorite Easter basket goodies.

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Family Dinner: The Lost Art

Family Dinner: The Lost Art

[ 3 ] March 7, 2013 |

In today’s world families have become so busy, with both parents working, and children scheduled for countless school and athletic events that dinner time has all but disappeared.

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March is Women’s History Month and National Craft Month

March is Women’s History Month and National Craft Month

[ 0 ] March 5, 2013 |

In honor of craft month (+ beyond), I challenge Kindoinfo readers (and myself) to make art a part of every day—art-making or appreciation needn’t be elaborate.

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Helping Kids Have a Healthy Body Image Starts at Home

Helping Kids Have a Healthy Body Image Starts at Home

[ 0 ] February 5, 2013 |

To get off the weight loss cycle of one step forward, two steps back, we need to focus on truly important life goals – health, happiness and setting positive examples for our ourselves and our families.

Nutrition and exercise should not be an annual intervention, but a part of our everyday life. Maybe if we were focusing on goals that are truly meaningful to ourselves, we’d be more successful. What if we cared – really cared – more about being happy and healthy? It sounds like a dream!

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Top 20 Things to do with Kids this Winter: East Side Monthly

Top 20 Things to do with Kids this Winter: East Side Monthly

[ 0 ] January 29, 2013 |

Looking for something to do with the kids this winter? Here’s a list of over 20 things to do in and around Providence. Whether your children enjoy staring at the stars, talking to the animals, making stuff, hiking or watching movies – you will find plenty of ideas not only to keep them busy all winter long, but possibly inspire them to explore and discover new things!

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Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Local Events, Books, and Conversations

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Local Events, Books, and Conversations

[ 0 ] January 17, 2013 |

LOCAL 2013 EVENTS: “M.L.K: Amazing Grace” Providence Children’s Museum – Providence, RI Monday, January 21st from 11:30AM-4:00PM (3 shows – 11:30AM, 1:00PM, 2:30PM) Cost: Activities free with Museum admission of $9.00 per person. The Civil Rights movement comes to life at the Providence Children’s Museum in provocative performances of “M.L.K: Amazing Grace”.  The event features […]

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On a positive note.

On a positive note.

[ 1 ] January 3, 2013 |

Fill a jar with hope and goodness all year long. I have seen this idea floating around cyberspace for awhile. I love the simplicity of this activity and the positive vibes it sends out.

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Kidoinfo: 12 Things To Do With Kids During Winter Vacation

Kidoinfo: 12 Things To Do With Kids During Winter Vacation

[ 0 ] December 21, 2012 |

Looking for something to do with your kids during this holiday vacation? Here’s the Kidoinfo Top 12 List of things to do – many are Free and Cheap. Check the Kidoinfo calendar and blog for even more ideas.

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Barrington Books Kids’ Fiction Gift Book Picks

Barrington Books Kids’ Fiction Gift Book Picks

[ 0 ] December 14, 2012 |

Books make great gifts for kids at the holidays. But with so many titles to choose from, it can be hard to find just the right one. The staff at Barrington Books put together a short list of teen fiction and picture book gift suggestions for Kidoinfo readers.

TEEN READS:

STRUCK BY LIGHTNING: THE CARSON PHILLIPS JOURNAL
By Chris Colfer

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Bring the kids! Holiday Meal Drive Open House Set for Saturday, December 15, 2012

Bring the kids! Holiday Meal Drive Open House Set for Saturday, December 15, 2012

[ 0 ] December 11, 2012 |

A great way to do something to help our community with the kids this holiday season.

The Rhode Island Community Food Bank will open their doors to the public on Saturday, December 15, 2012, from 9 am to noon for a Holiday Meal Drive Open House at 200 Niantic Avenue in Providence.

All ages are invited to bring donations of non-perishable food, sort their donations, take a tour of the facility and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies. Celebrity guests include Miss Rhode Island and Miss Teen Rhode Island. Scavenger hunts for children and adults will also take place.

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