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Winter Solstice Celebrations

Winter Solstice Celebrations

[ 1 ] December 20, 2014 |

The Winter Solstice beckons this coming Sunday, December 21st, marking the shortest day and longest night of the year. ‘Midwinter’ is a wonderful time to look deeply at small things, retune to natural cycles and to welcome light into your home and family. There is a reason it occurs close to other seasonal celebrations.  It is […]

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Last minute festive decor

Last minute festive decor

[ 0 ] December 19, 2014 |

If your house is anything like ours, decorations of a seasonal nature are fairly low key this year.  A combination of a tornado-like toddler and a bustling schedule have meant that yet again all good intentions to create something crafty, have fallen by the wayside.  I really wanted to try a few, easy crafty creations with […]

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Libraries Install New Children’s Spaces as “Ready For K!” Becomes Permanent Program

Libraries Install New Children’s Spaces as “Ready For K!” Becomes Permanent Program

[ 0 ] December 19, 2014 |

Providence Community Library Deepens Its Commitment to Pre-K Education Ready For K!, a school readiness project created by Providence Community Library (PCL) and collaborative partners, is set to become  a permanent program after it completes its pilot two-year run in 2015.  PCL will expand the number of library locations offering Ready For K! from four […]

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crafts

Winter Fun: Make an Icy Suncatcher

Winter Fun: Make an Icy Suncatcher
[ 0 ] January 7, 2015 |
As the temperatures drop, try your hand at making some nature-inspired sun catchers to decorate your windows.  Using a tub, box of any… more

new parents

The Importance of Developmental Screenings for the Early Years

The Importance of Developmental Screenings for the Early Years
[ 0 ] December 10, 2014 |
What is Developmental Screening? The first five years of your child’s life are the most important years for physical, emotional, and… more

food

Seven Stars Bakery Supports We Share Hope Food Rescue

Seven Stars Bakery Supports We Share Hope Food Rescue
[ 0 ] December 30, 2014 |
Seven Stars Bakery will donate 100 percent of their sales from their 3 locations to We Share Hope on January 2, 2015. WOW! Opened on… more

tech

“Girls Who Code” Club at PCL Will Target Gender Gap in Computer Technology Careers

“Girls Who Code” Club at PCL Will Target Gender Gap in Computer Technology Careers
[ 0 ] January 14, 2015 |
State’s Only Public Club Will Offer Instruction in Coding, App Building, Game Design and More Providence Community Library (PCL) will… 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

Learning from the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Learning from the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
[ 1 ] January 14, 2015 |
By Cathy Saunders, Director of Education, Providence Children’s Museum I started school in the early 70s, a white child in a Boston… 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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