Today we introduce Susan Pascale-Frechette, owner of Pods Swimming. Pods swimming is a Providence Area swim school for children aged 2 months-9 years.
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Today, we invite you to pad-up and enjoy the ride as we introduce a seriously cool local parent. Kevin Robinson aka K-Rob is much more than a BMX riding, ice cream loving, father of three! Born and raised in East Providence, Kevin is a 10 times X-games Medallist and current high air World Record holder […]
Home Work: Lessons from Work-at-Home Parents. This series of Kidoinfo interviews with parents, looks 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). Today we introduce Cindy Moser, a proposal writer […]
Meet Jamie Michalak, local children’s author: Back-to-school book launching at Barrington Books on September 7!
Joe and Sparky Go To School Book Launch Party on Saturday, September 7 from 1-3pm at Barrington Books. Free and open to the public.
To enter a raffle for a box of Katrin’s Father’s Day Cookies, leave a comment about the sweetest dad you know in the comments below. Deadline for entries: May 31st. What inspired you to start Eye Cookies? Katrin: I was always baking and loved to bring baked goods to friends. Then friends began asking me […]
Today I introduce Elyse Major—writer/tinkerer. She is the author of Tinkered Treasures, a craft book of over thirty five projects which illustrates how everyday items such as tin cans and clothespins can be easily transformed into charming décor and gifts. In addition to Kidoinfo, she contributes to magazines such as Romantic Country and Romantic Homes as a writer and sometime-stylist/photographer; she publishes a blog, and works as a communications consultant for Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island.
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Today we meet Jan Faust Dane. Jan is the new owner of Stock Culinary Goods on Hope Street in Providence full of thoughtfully sourced, well-designed kitchen tools, cooking resources and gifts for food lovers. It’s a place where people who love to cook and entertain can gather to find the materials to outfit their kitchens, decorate their tables, find inspiration or simply chat with other like-minded food enthusiasts. Jan is no stranger to the food and shop world. Feathers in her cap include food forager for the Ocean House in Watch Hill, contributing writer to Edible Rhody magazine, and the author of many eat.shop guides. She lives in Oak Hill with her husband and three children.
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 introduce Leslie Banker owner of on-line shop and blog, Empire Delicious. She lives in Jamestown, Rhode Island with her husband and daughter.
Empire Delicious (ED) is a line of fun, simple and chic accessories for decorating and entertaining. It’s a collection of things that make entertaining at home as effortless as possible. The idea behind Empire Delicious is a desire to spend quality time with friends and family. The ED collection includes things for the table and bar, interesting art for the walls, beautiful gift wrapping, and more. Starting this fall, Leslie is collaborating with Edible Rhody (one of our favorite partners) to make some of their beautiful photographs of fruits and veggies available for sale.
Roisin McGettiga is an Irish runner who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase. She graduated from Providence College in 2003 and competed in the her first Olympic Games in 2008 in Beijing. In addition to her ongoing training/professional running career, she also is a business owner and a new mom.
Jaci Arnone recently interviewed Roisin for our Home Work series. We love getting to know parents and learning 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).