Category: moms

Using Google Calendar

Using Google Calendar

[ 2 ] March 13, 2008 |

You may have noticed a change to the Kidoinfo events calendar. With the help of my techie husband, Doug, we have set up Google Calendar to track events instead of 30 Boxes. Although I liked the way 30 Boxes looked, it did not always display all events or allow you to save an event to […]

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Time to Clear the Mind

Time to Clear the Mind

[ 1 ] March 7, 2008 |

In this month’s Fit Tip, our contributor Jen reminds us how important it is to clear our mind of all the stuff that fills our days as parents–juggling kids, school, shopping, cooking, home, and work. Since my mind tends to wander more when I try to sit still and relax, I like the “Progressive Relaxation” […]

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Meet a Parent: Maura Keating

Meet a Parent: Maura Keating

[ 2 ] February 26, 2008 |

Neighborhood: Armory, West Side of Providence Kidoinfo: Where were you born? MK: In the middle of Connecticut. Kidoinfo: How long have you been in Rhode Island? MK: We moved here 2 ½ years ago. Kidoinfo: What is your current state of mind? MK: Cloudy, With a Chance of Meatballs… Kidoinfo: Who’s in your family? MK: […]

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Meet a Parent: Jane Bergmark

Meet a Parent: Jane Bergmark

[ 6 ] February 14, 2008 |

Neighborhood: Warren, Rhode Island Kidoinfo: Where were you born? JB: Earth (aka Providence, RI). Kidoinfo: How long have you been in Rhode Island? JB: I’ve lived here since birth. Kidoinfo: What is your current state of mind? JB: Calm. My kids are asleep! Kidoinfo: Who’s in your family? JB: I have four children – two […]

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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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