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Playing Together

Playing Together

[ 0 ] March 29, 2013 |

By Janice O’Donnell, Executive Director, Providence Children’s Museum Research indicates that today’s children play outside less than any previous generation.  Yet, studies also show that parents know that active outdoor free play is really good for kids.  What’s the problem? There are a bunch of problems actually: busy families with highly structured schedules, the lure […]

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Dr. Ron Taffel: Childhood Unbound: Raising Strong and Compassionate Kids—Confident Parenting in a Tough 21st Century World

Dr. Ron Taffel: Childhood Unbound: Raising Strong and Compassionate Kids—Confident Parenting in a Tough 21st Century World

[ 0 ] March 28, 2013 |

Dr. Ron Taffel, a nationally known child rearing expert, will present a FREE parenting workshop on Thursday, April 4 at 7 pm at Temple Beth-El in Providence entitled, Childhood Unbound: Raising Strong and Compassionate Kids—Confident Parenting in a Tough 21st Century World.

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Celebrating 6 Years of Kidoinfo!

Celebrating 6 Years of Kidoinfo!

[ 2 ] March 27, 2013 |

Kidoinfo is growing along with my kids. We have recently spiffed up the site, redesigned the directory and welcome a new group of contributors—Adventure Writers—to the Kidoinfo family. And my boys love a reason to eat cake.

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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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