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Perpetual Sweet Potato

Perpetual Sweet Potato

[ 4 ] June 2, 2014 |

One of my kids was diagnosed with celiac disease this year. Immediately following his diagnosis, I fell victim to celiac’s often unrecognized sister syndrome, Reading Too Many Gluten Free Magazines. Now only five worry-free foods remain in my world. Two of these grow in our yard: strawberries and kale. Nothing to worry about there except […]

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New Mural at Washington Square Park Community Library Attracts Young Readers

New Mural at Washington Square Park Community Library Attracts Young Readers

[ 1 ] May 30, 2014 |

I am a big fan of public murals: besides providing free public art outside for all to see, the process of making the mural can bring together a community watching the artist create the art and connecting with fellow neighbors and onlookers. Literary Theme Inspired by “No, David!” and Other Popular Children’s Books. There’s a […]

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Post-natal fitness

Post-natal fitness

[ 1 ] May 29, 2014 |

Don’t be alarmed! We will NOT be discussing bootcamps, marathons or one armed push-ups in the following article! We will however, talk about the mind-bogglingly difficult process of getting up and moving again after you have a baby. Exercise! Whether that means a walk around the block, a yoga class, whatever your thing, it provides us […]

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crafts

Winter Solstice Celebrations

Winter Solstice Celebrations
[ 0 ] December 20, 2014 |
The Winter Solstice beckons this coming Sunday, December 21st, marking the shortest day and longest night of the… more

food

Food Bank Open House Set for Saturday, Dec. 13

Food Bank Open House Set for Saturday, Dec. 13
[ 0 ] December 3, 2014 |
All ages invited to donate food, tour the Food Bank, sort fresh produce for food pantries and enjoy musical performances. The Rhode Island… more

tech

Unplug During Screen-Free Week

Unplug During Screen-Free Week
[ 0 ] April 30, 2014 |
Shut down the video games, turn off the TV and step away from your screens – May 5-11, 2014 is Screen-Free… more

home work balance

Home Work: Diane Jennings

Home Work: Diane Jennings
[ 0 ] November 20, 2014 |
Join us today as we meet one of my favorite local Moms, Diane Jennings of Luca Boutique. Luca has quickly become my go to place for… more

things to do

Musical Youth

Musical Youth
[ 0 ] December 2, 2014 |
There are such a variety of amazing children’s music classes available in our little state.  Here follows a round-up of some of the… more

child development

Teaching children to manage boredom will serve as life skill

Teaching children to manage boredom will serve as life skill
[ 0 ] July 14, 2014 |
There are plenty of ways to teach kids to conquer boredom but first we need to provide an opportunity for them to get bored. Many of… more
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