With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s a great time to make sure kids understand the value of being thankful for the food they eat. Last year we created a “Tree of Thanks”. We drew a tree on a large piece of paper, cut out little colored leaves and left them around the Thanksgiving table. […]
Category: family matters
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.
Choosing the right child care for our kids can be daunting. We want the best for our child but how do we find that perfect place with quality care, compatible schedule, space availability and a price we can afford? Reader Cecilia Pirotto shares wisdom garnered from her personal search for the “best” daycare for her […]
By Bernadette Noll Of course the song says it’s easy. And in our hearts and minds we really want it to be, but in reality, easy can take some planning. When everyone’s in school for months on end, we can idealize the long summer days, the day trips, the stack of books we’ll read, and […]
Dads Making A Difference The Dads Making a Difference program is designed for fathers and male role models in a child’s life. The mission of Dads Making a Difference is to provide resources to help ensure that fathers and significant men involved in the life of a child are having a positive impact on their […]
Honored to be featured in Kim Kalunian’s article, Rhode Island’s Momtrepreneurs do it all, on the WPRO website alongside these other amazing moms: Roisin McGettigan, Elyse Major, Emmanuela Paul, Jennifer Spaziano. I am not sure that I am actually “doing it all” (Maybe doing too much?) but I do try to make time for what […]
Not all Easter Bunnies fill baskets with chocolate. Read on for a list of Kidoinfo favorite Easter basket goodies.
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.
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!