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Edible Rhody KIDS: Fair Trade Means Fair Business for Farmers (Spring 2014)

Edible Rhody KIDS: Fair Trade Means Fair Business for Farmers (Spring 2014)

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |

Welcome Spring! Edible Rhody KIDS is created in collaboration with Edible Rhody magazine. This seasons’ topic, “Fair Trade Means Fair Business for Farmers”, makes us think about the people behind the food we eat. What are their lives like? Do they get paid enough to live a decent life healthy life? Learn what Fair Trade […]

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Family Hiking: Blackstone Park

Family Hiking: Blackstone Park

[ 0 ] April 7, 2014 |

Go it alone, or join RI Families in Nature on Sunday, April 13, as we explore this area together.

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Swiss Chard – The New Kale?

Swiss Chard – The New Kale?

[ 0 ] April 1, 2014 |

I recently heard that people were getting bored with kale, and that Swiss chard is the new kale. I am not so sure about that, but I do admit that rainbow chard is definitely beautiful to look at (see picture). Swiss chard is a leafy green very similar to kale with the same nutrient profile, […]

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school

Neighborhood Safety Tips for Parents

Neighborhood Safety Tips for Parents
[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |
Smart advice and a useful reminder from my sons’ PTO this week: With warm weather arriving, here are steps you can take to help keep… more

crafts

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 out.… more

food

Great Cookbooks for Families: Oh She Glows

Great Cookbooks for Families: Oh She Glows
[ 0 ] April 13, 2014 |
The Oh She Glows Cookbook snapped me simultaneously out of both cookbook malaise syndrome and late winter gloom-funk. It’s Angela… more

home work balance

Home Work: Susan Pascale-Frechette

Home Work: Susan Pascale-Frechette
[ 1 ] March 12, 2014 |
Today we introduce Susan Pascale-Frechette, owner of Pods Swimming. Pods swimming is a Providence Area swim school for children aged 2… more

things to do

Going to the movies!

Going to the movies!
[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |
For the past two years, Flack and I have taken the long drive up to Toronto, Canada to attend the TIFF Kids film festival to find films for… more

child development

Parenting Matters Workshop

Parenting Matters Workshop
[ 0 ] March 17, 2014 |
On Saturday March 22nd, Bradley Hospital hosts the annual Parenting Matters conference.  This conference is intended for anyone who raises… more