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Children’s Healthy Cooking Classes

Children’s Healthy Cooking Classes

[ 0 ] September 22, 2014 |

Don’t know about you but I have all the best intentions to have my kids help out more in the kitchen.  When dinner time actually comes around, we often run out of time and energy and the scene is rather like that of Swedish Chef from The Muppets!  I really do want my kids to know where […]

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Great Cookbooks for Families: Flourless

Great Cookbooks for Families: Flourless

[ 0 ] September 22, 2014 |

Having spent most of 2014 elbow-deep in gluten free cookbooks, Nicole Spiridakis‘s Flourless is a bright surprise. Most GF cookbooks fall into one of two categories: those using nutritionally bleak wheat flour substitutes (like tapioca and potato starches or xanthan gum) and those emphasizing nutrition over fabulousness. Flourless is different. The desserts in Flourless are […]

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Parenting Does not Have to be Hard: John Rosemond speaks at South Kingstown High School  on Oct. 7

Parenting Does not Have to be Hard: John Rosemond speaks at South Kingstown High School on Oct. 7

[ 0 ] September 19, 2014 |

As much as I’m an avid reader of all genres of writing, I have only really read two parenting books in my 9+ years of motherhood. One was when I was in the throes of sleep deprivation and looking for a way to get my infant to sleep through the night; the other when my […]

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School Vacation Week – Fun activities!

School Vacation Week – Fun activities!
[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |
Happy Spring! April Vacation Week is already here.  Here are a few easy activities for you and your school vacationing clan to check… more

food

Get Your Squash On!

Get Your Squash On!
[ 0 ] October 20, 2014 |
Each year the Summit Neighborhood Association introduces a festive gathering which offers family fun and seasonal treats. This year,… 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: Jeanine Silversmith

Home Work: Jeanine Silversmith
[ 0 ] May 20, 2014 |
Today we invite you to pop on your hiking boots and load up your backpack as we introduce a wonderful local Mama. … more

child development

The Value of Playing with REAL Stuff

The Value of Playing with REAL Stuff
[ 0 ] April 15, 2014 |
By Cathy Saunders, Director of Education, Providence Children’s Museum Children in the U.S., for the most part, are not growing up in a… more
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