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Going to the movies!

Going to the movies!

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |

For the past two years, Flack and I have taken the long drive up to Toronto, Canada to attend the TIFF Kids film festival to find films for the PCFF. We’ve seen some incredible films, not to mention the pleasure of reclining in the irresistibly comfy theater chairs, perusing the building’s movie bookstore, and just […]

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Great Cookbooks for Families: Oh She Glows

Great Cookbooks for Families: Oh She Glows

[ 0 ] April 13, 2014 |

The Oh She Glows Cookbook snapped me simultaneously out of both cookbook malaise syndrome and late winter gloom-funk. It’s Angela Liddon’s Oh She Glows blog in book form, and it is filled with food to make, eat, and love right now. The blog started in 2009, but it’s new to my life this spring, and it […]

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Edible Rhody KIDS: Fair Trade Means Fair Business for Farmers (Spring 2014)

Edible Rhody KIDS: Fair Trade Means Fair Business for Farmers (Spring 2014)

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |

Welcome Spring! Edible Rhody KIDS is created in collaboration with Edible Rhody magazine. This seasons’ topic, “Fair Trade Means Fair Business for Farmers”, makes us think about the people behind the food we eat. What are their lives like? Do they get paid enough to live a decent life healthy life? Learn what Fair Trade […]

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school

IS YOUR CHILD READY FOR KINDERGARTEN?

IS YOUR CHILD READY FOR KINDERGARTEN?
[ 0 ] March 12, 2014 |
Ready for K! — is a FREE program for families with a child entering Kindergarten in August 2014 being offered at five Providence… more

crafts

DIY Spring Crafts

DIY Spring Crafts
[ 1 ] March 20, 2014 |
Now that spring is here, clear off the table to make space for spring crafting.… more

food

Swiss Chard – The New Kale?

Swiss Chard – The New Kale?
[ 0 ] April 1, 2014 |
I recently heard that people were getting bored with kale, and that Swiss chard is the new kale. I am not so sure about that, but I do… more

home work balance

Home Work: Susan Pascale-Frechette

Home Work: Susan Pascale-Frechette
[ 1 ] March 12, 2014 |
Today we introduce Susan Pascale-Frechette, owner of Pods Swimming. Pods swimming is a Providence Area swim school for children aged 2… more

things to do

Family Hiking: Blackstone Park

Family Hiking: Blackstone Park
[ 0 ] April 7, 2014 |
Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Sunday, April 13, as we explore this area… more

child development

Parenting Matters Workshop

Parenting Matters Workshop
[ 0 ] March 17, 2014 |
On Saturday March 22nd, Bradley Hospital hosts the annual Parenting Matters conference.  This conference is intended for anyone who raises… more