Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of Kidoinfo.com. She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids.

Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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New Mural at Washington Square Park Community Library Attracts Young Readers

New Mural at Washington Square Park Community Library Attracts Young Readers

[ 1 ] May 30, 2014 |

I am a big fan of public murals: besides providing free public art outside for all to see, the process of making the mural can bring together a community watching the artist create the art and connecting with fellow neighbors and onlookers. Literary Theme Inspired by “No, David!” and Other Popular Children’s Books. There’s a […]

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Kids Reading “One Book” Across Rhode Island Kicks off May 31 at the State House!

Kids Reading “One Book” Across Rhode Island Kicks off May 31 at the State House!

[ 0 ] May 22, 2014 |

 Kids Reading Across Rhode Island, the ‘one book, one state’ initiative for students in grades 4-6, kicks off its 5th year with Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein. A May 31st kickoff event with Grabenstein will take place from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the State House. The festivities include a public program, […]

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Honor your mom this Mother’s Day by giving another mom her best chance at life!

Honor your mom this Mother’s Day by giving another mom her best chance at life!

[ 0 ] May 7, 2014 |

Reprinted with Permission, COHI, 2014 Imagine if your mother had been alone or without the necessary supplies to bring you safely into this world. Honor your mom this holiday with a donation that will help another mother and baby survive their delivery. Circle of Health International (COHI) is partnering with Maternova to create a unique […]

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Stamp Out Hunger: Local Letter Carriers Hold Food Drive May 10, 2014

Stamp Out Hunger: Local Letter Carriers Hold Food Drive May 10, 2014

[ 0 ] May 5, 2014 |

On Saturday, May 10, letter carriers across Rhode Island and the nation will be working extra hard to make sure the people in the communities they serve have enough to eat. This day marks the 22nd annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive, coordinated by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC). “We ask our postal […]

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Celebrate Kids in Glasses at the 3rd Annual Great Glasses Play Day!

Celebrate Kids in Glasses at the 3rd Annual Great Glasses Play Day!

[ 0 ] April 29, 2014 |

Fun-filled event will connect families and raise awareness of childhood vision health. The 3nd annual Great Glasses Play Day will be held on Sunday, May 4th, 2014 at Capron Park in Attleboro, MA from 1pm to 3pm. Celebrate children who wear glasses and early childhood vision health by joining parent-organized meet-ups taking place online and […]

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Digital journaling

Digital journaling

[ 0 ] April 28, 2014 |

Our family are now big fans of Shuttercal — a new way to journal — utilizing today’s technology to document everyday life though photos and text.

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Audubon Society of Rhode Island offers family-friendly May birding programs

Audubon Society of Rhode Island offers family-friendly May birding programs

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |

Spring migration is heading our way! May is the perfect time to get out and start birding with kids. This time of year brings a wide variety of colorful songbirds called neotropical migrants to our area. These include warblers, tanagers, vireos and other birds that visit Rhode Island in the summer and head south for […]

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Neighborhood Safety Tips for Parents

Neighborhood Safety Tips for Parents

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |

Smart advice and a useful reminder from my sons’ PTO this week: With warm weather arriving, here are steps you can take to help keep your family and your neighborhood safe. Know where your children are. Have your children tell you or ask permission before leaving the house and give them a time to check […]

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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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(Book Review) NO SLURPING, NO BURPING!  A Tale of Table Manners

(Book Review) NO SLURPING, NO BURPING! A Tale of Table Manners

[ 1 ] March 27, 2014 |

NO SLURPING, NO BURPING! is a fun twist on the usual tale of getting kids to mind their table manners. In this picture book, two kids teach their father everything he needs to know about mealtime etiquette and when a surprise guest arrives, dad must see if he remembers what he learned. Cleverly written by […]

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