Category: home work interview

Today’s Home Work: Annette Tatum, Mom, Designer, Author

Today’s Home Work: Annette Tatum, Mom, Designer, Author

[ 5 ] April 15, 2011 |

Today Elyse Major interviews Annette Tatum, author of The Well-Dressed Home and creator of the high-end and highly successful interior-decor line Annette Tatum Collections, as well as a wife, and mom to four children. Annette’s fashion goal is to help people create beautiful interiors inspired by their own personal layers but at home, she still needs to tackle what to do on a rainy day just like any other busy mom.

Annette is offering a giveaway of a Faux Bunny Fur blanket to one lucky reader of Kidoinfo in celebration of the launch of her new website AnnetteTatum.com. To enter, simply email info(at)kidoinfo(dot)com with “Well-Dressed Home” in the subject line by Noon (EST) on April 19, 2011. Please specify color preference (chestnut, creme, or pink). One winner will be randomly selected to win a blanket. Winners will be notified via email.

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The Handmade Parent: Devienna Anggraini

The Handmade Parent: Devienna Anggraini

[ 2 ] March 28, 2011 |

The handmade parent is a series of interviews with parents who have an art/craft business or passion. The series explores how the artist/crafter manages their family and their creative passion while promoting their work.

Today’s Handmade Parent is Devienna Anggraini of DAmetals Jewelry in Providence, Rhode Island.

Kidoinfo: Please briefly tell us about yourself, your family, and your art or craft.
Devienna: I was born in Jakarta Indonesia. I came to the US for college in 1997. I went to the University of Oregon and lived in Eugene, Oregon for almost 7 years. I moved to Providence in 2004 to pursue a Master of Fine Art in Jewelry and Light Metals at Rhode Island School of Design. I have a younger brother whom I am very close with. His family and my parents live in Jakarta. In Providence, I live with my Husband, Gary and my two awesome kids, Kevin (4) and Carlyta (2).

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Meet the Mamas Behind Mama Earth Cloth Diapering Service

Meet the Mamas Behind Mama Earth Cloth Diapering Service

[ 4 ] December 8, 2010 |

Rhode Island New Moms Connection is pleased to announce the opening of the first Rhode Island-based cloth diapering service. Meet co-owners (and parents of two children) Melissa and Jennifer Schroeder Rondeau of Mama Earth Cloth Diaper Service. Below are excerpts from our interview as well as additional information you may find useful. RI New Moms: […]

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Today’s Home Work: Anika and Christopher Denise

Today’s Home Work: Anika and Christopher Denise

[ 1 ] November 22, 2010 |

We love getting to know parents in our community. In our Home Work series, we ask moms and dads how they juggle their work while raising kids, hoping to get some insight on how to better balance our own work/playtime while being introduced to our neighbors and their cool businesses. Today we meet Anika and […]

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Today’s Home Work: Leslie Kellogg

Today’s Home Work: Leslie Kellogg

[ 1 ] November 14, 2010 |

We love getting to know parents in our community. In our Home Work series, I ask moms and dads how they juggle their work while raising kids, hoping to get some insight on how to better balance our own work/playtime while being introduced to our neighbors and their cool businesses.  Today we meet Leslie Kellogg, […]

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Meet Jen Dronzak

Meet Jen Dronzak

[ 0 ] September 21, 2010 |

Today Marcia Maynard interviews Jen Dronzak, co-owner of Learn All About It Toys and the mother of two children. Marcia: Tell us about your decision to start a toy shop with your husband? Jen: Before we started our store, we shopped at specialty toy shops for kids’ toys. Jeff has a background in business and […]

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The Handmade Parent:  Margaret Owen

The Handmade Parent: Margaret Owen

[ 5 ] September 3, 2010 |

The Handmade Parent is a series of interviews with parents who have an art/craft business or passion. The series explores how artists/crafters manage their family and their creative passion while promoting their work. Today Linda Demers interviews Margaret Owen of PermanentMagenta. Kidoinfo: Please briefly tell us about yourself, your family, and your art or craft. […]

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Today’s Home Work: Alizah Holstein

Today’s Home Work: Alizah Holstein

[ 3 ] November 20, 2009 |

Alizah Holstein is the owner and founder of Kowalli, a new company based in Providence that makes fleece baby-carrier covers. Kowalli Baby Carrier Covers keep parents and their babies close and warm when on the go and allow them to get out of the house quickly without worrying about bulky layers or unruly blankets. Alizah […]

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Today’s Home Work: Heather Toupin

Today’s Home Work: Heather Toupin

[ 3 ] November 11, 2009 |

We love getting to know parents in our community. In our Home Work series, we ask moms and dads how they juggle their work while raising kids, hoping to get some insight on how to better balance our own work/playtime while being introduced to our neighbors and their cool businesses.  Today Linda Demers interviewed local […]

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Today’s Home Work: Joanne Everett and Mathew Vincent

Today’s Home Work: Joanne Everett and Mathew Vincent

[ 2 ] August 26, 2009 |

Home Work: Lessons from Work-at-Home Parents. This series of Kidoinfo interviews with parents look at how they manage to squeeze in work time at home (whether working for someone else or running their own business) along with juggling kids, home life, and childcare (or lack of it). Joanne and Matthew are the co-owners of Tortilla […]

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