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Family Friendly Fools!

Family Friendly Fools!

[ 0 ] March 31, 2014 |

April Fools Day or ‘Joking Day’ comes but once a year but has its roots in ancient times.

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(Book Review) NO SLURPING, NO BURPING!  A Tale of Table Manners

(Book Review) NO SLURPING, NO BURPING! A Tale of Table Manners

[ 1 ] March 27, 2014 |

NO SLURPING, NO BURPING! is a fun twist on the usual tale of getting kids to mind their table manners. In this picture book, two kids teach their father everything he needs to know about mealtime etiquette and when a surprise guest arrives, dad must see if he remembers what he learned. Cleverly written by […]

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Muppets Most Wanted (Flack’s Review)

Muppets Most Wanted (Flack’s Review)

[ 4 ] March 24, 2014 |

Muppets Most Wanted, Kermit and friend’s latest big-screen adventure, opens with an epic, infectious musical number titled “We’re Doing a Sequel”.

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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