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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10 Fun Winter Activities (preferably with snow)

10 Fun Winter Activities (preferably with snow)

[ 2 ] January 2, 2014 |

From skating to snowplay, get out there and make this winter weather a family affair. While we wait for the next great snowfall, let’s get out there and start having winter fun (and yes, some of these are great for snowy days).

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Edible Rhody KIDS: Got Local Milk?

Edible Rhody KIDS: Got Local Milk?

[ 0 ] December 27, 2013 |

“Got Local Milk?” Learn how milk gets from the farm to our fridge plus a list of local milk suppliers and an easy milk recipe.

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Celebrating 5 Years On Hope [Street]

Celebrating 5 Years On Hope [Street]

[ 0 ] December 18, 2013 |

Kreatelier is more than a storefront, owned and operated by two amazing creatively savvy business women (and moms)—who live what they love.

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Food Bank Open House Set for Saturday, Dec. 7

Food Bank Open House Set for Saturday, Dec. 7

[ 1 ] December 6, 2013 |

All ages invited to donate and sort food, tour the Food Bank, enjoy festive music and  meet local celebrities. The Rhode Island Community Food Bank will open its doors to the public on Saturday, December 7, from 9 am to noon, for the annual Holiday Meal Drive Open House. The event, sponsored by Unilever and […]

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Toys R Us should rethink priorities. Big companies can also care about the environment.

Toys R Us should rethink priorities. Big companies can also care about the environment.

[ 0 ] November 2, 2013 |

I’m not anti-toys or anti-shopping but I am against glorifying the need to buy stuff  from a big box store by squashing or diminishing the importance of something valuable—in this instance, environmental education or any educational school field trip of which there are so few these days.  A recent ad put out by Toys R […]

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Top 5 Ways to deal with Halloween Candy Overload

Top 5 Ways to deal with Halloween Candy Overload

[ 0 ] October 31, 2013 |

My kids love getting dressed up in costume, roaming the neighborhood with friends to trick-or-treat, sampling candy along the way then home to watch The Great Pumpkin and count/categorize/trade their candy loot. Then it’s only a matter of days after Halloween that my children start to forget about their candy choosing ice cream or cookies for their desert choice.

So what do we do with all the candy collected? Over the year’s we have gathered numerous ideas from other parent’s on how they handle the candy overload.

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Family Matters: Make it a safe Halloween!

Family Matters: Make it a safe Halloween!

[ 0 ] October 29, 2013 |

As we prepare our kiddos for a fun day or evening of trick-or-treating, let’s also help make it safe for them. The American Red Cross offers us some common sense safety tips worth repeating (and if you’re looking for family-friendly Halloween activities in the area this weekend and even on Halloween Day, take a look right here).

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RI Festival of Children’s Books & Authors at Lincoln School in Providence on October 19th

RI Festival of Children’s Books & Authors at Lincoln School in Providence on October 19th

[ 0 ] October 14, 2013 |

RI Festival of Children’s Books & Authors Saturday, October 19 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm Lincoln School – 301 Butler Avenue, Providence, RI Rhode Island may be the smallest state, but it boasts one of the best book festivals in the nation.  Thousands of people come to the Book Festival each year to meet […]

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The AS220 Industries is expanding it’s educational offerings to include kids classes!

The AS220 Industries is expanding it’s educational offerings to include kids classes!

[ 0 ] October 9, 2013 |

First up, is Weird Cartoon Universe: Making Short Comics and Stop-Motion Animation, taught by local cartoonist and ‘zine maker Mimi Chrzanowski. Perfect for kids who want to see their drawings come to life and dance across the computer screen. Let your creativity loose, all ideas are welcome! In fact, the weirder the better! The first […]

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Edible Rhody KIDS: Be a locavore hero! (Fall 2013)

Edible Rhody KIDS: Be a locavore hero! (Fall 2013)

[ 0 ] October 7, 2013 |

Rhode Island is home to a wide variety of food options all year long. Design your food plate from the seasonal bounty this autumn!

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