Category: moms

Meet a Parent: Cristin Searles Bilodeau

Meet a Parent: Cristin Searles Bilodeau

[ 0 ] January 31, 2008 |

Neighborhood: East Side of Providence Kidoinfo Interviewer: Katy Killilea Kidoinfo: Where were you born? CSB: Boston. Kidoinfo: How long have you been in Rhode Island? CSB: I’ve been in Rhode Island since eighth grade (scary), except for being an undergrad in upstate NY, and doing grad school in NYC. Kidoinfo: What is your current state […]

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Mother’s Little Helpers

Mother’s Little Helpers

[ 7 ] January 23, 2008 |

By Katy Killilea Is it just some frothy, popular misconception that GPs used to freely give mothers (or as I imagine we were called in those days, “wives”) prescriptions for Valium? I think about that a lot; it seems always to be on weekdays at 4:52 PM when I start thinking about it, and then […]

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A Gift for Moms

A Gift for Moms

[ 1 ] January 4, 2008 |

Finding time to exercise is often at the bottom of a new mom’s to-do list but getting out of the house and talking to other moms (and dads) while you tone up or stretch out is a great way to start the New Year. With Stroller Strides you can take your infant or toddler along […]

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New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions

[ 1 ] December 31, 2007 |

Okay, it’s New Year’s again – time to make my resolutions or check how I did with last year’s. And this year I am blogging about it. One of the advantages of publishing a blog is once this is posted I know I won’t lose my list and knowing others will read it may help […]

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Gift to Self: Self Care During the Holidays

Gift to Self: Self Care During the Holidays

[ 1 ] December 21, 2007 |

By Martha Iachetta My husband, who is not liberal with the compliments, described me recently as “the real deal.” As it was in the midst of a disagreement, I am still not certain it was a compliment. While I am by no means perfect (just ask my husband and friends), I can honestly say that […]

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Ask Kelly: Meeting new moms?

Ask Kelly: Meeting new moms?

[ 0 ] December 8, 2007 |

We just moved here, and I know no one. I’ve tried looking online, but I couldn’t find anyone locally. How can I meet other moms? Welcome to Rhode Island! There are many other families in your same stage of life around the state. To begin with, many moms meet other moms at playgroups, libraries, music […]

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Booze Clues: Tips for Parenting Future Responsible Teens

Booze Clues: Tips for Parenting Future Responsible Teens

[ 0 ] November 5, 2007 |

By Martha Iachetta I recently returned to my work in two schools after a blissful and all too brief summer off. At first the logistics of my son’s drop offs, pick-ups, transition adjustments, appointments, and enrichment activities coupled with all the beginnings of my own “back to school” responsibilities had my head spinning and me […]

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Celebrate with Bellani Maternity!

Celebrate with Bellani Maternity!

[ 0 ] November 1, 2007 |

Bellani Maternity celebrates their one year anniversary by planning events for the whole family on Saturday, November 3. This event is all about growing, celebrating, and giving back to the community. Bring a new baby item or toy that will be donated to the Federal Hill House in Providence, Rhode Island (a social service agency […]

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Walking Towards a Cure

Walking Towards a Cure

[ 0 ] October 12, 2007 |

Chances are we all know someone who has been affected by breast cancer, and we each have our own way to honor these people. They deserve our support – financial and emotional – and we need to be educated by learning early detection signs, conducting regular breast self-examinations, and what to do after receiving a […]

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First Works for Kids and Adults

First Works for Kids and Adults

[ 1 ] September 21, 2007 |

FirstWorks is one of the many things I love about Providence. This amazing organization brings an array of arts to our city twice a year for kids of all ages to experience. Dedicated to firsts, FirstWorks’ mission is to connect arts to audiences – from kids appreciating the arts for the first time to artists […]

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