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RI Families in Nature partners with the Roger Williams Park Zoo!

RI Families in Nature partners with the Roger Williams Park Zoo!

[ 0 ] September 25, 2014 |

I’ll admit it. Writing this article is extremely self-gratifying. I’m so proud that RI Families in Nature, the family hiking club I started over five and a half years ago, is partnering with the Roger Williams Park Zoo this October through July to offer new opportunities for families to experience nature and have fun – […]

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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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crafts

Tree of Thanks

Tree of Thanks
[ 2 ] November 20, 2014 |
First published in 2007, but still one of my favorite Kidoinfo projects and love seeing how others have adapted it over the yeas. This… 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: 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

All-New Water Ways – A Flurry of Fun!

All-New Water Ways – A Flurry of Fun!
[ 0 ] November 9, 2014 |
Providence Children’s Museum’s popular Water Ways exhibit has a whole new look and torrents of fun-filled, imaginative new water play!… 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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