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Thanks, But No Thanks: Keep your MLM out of my DMs

It’s happened to most of us A friend request from a high school or college friend you haven’t spoken to in a decade, radio silence for a week or so then it pops up: The...

Raising Informed Kids : Why I Let My Kids Watch the News

Let me preface this by saying; Please don’t crucify me, this is what works for MY family. My kids watch the news with us. Since our oldest was young, 6:30 was news time and...

2019 Rhode Island Area Guide to Fireworks

We are just over a week away from the Fourth of July which means it's time to start making plans for fireworks! We've got the rundown on where you can catch them in Rhode...
Family Friendly Events June Rhode Island

Events & Things to do in Rhode Island:: June Edition

♪♫ Its the final countdown ♪♫ Friends; we did it! The light at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter, the end of the school year is upon us.  The schedules are easing up...

Events & Things to do in Rhode Island:: May Edition

  It's said that April showers bring May flowers and this May we have some things ready to BLOOM! This Sunday, May 5th, PMB is hosting Bloom; a great event for expecting moms and new moms....

Parenting Book Chapters That Didn’t Make The Cut

One of my favorite things to say about this parenting gig is: "this wasn't in the parenting book!!" In honor of all the twists and turns that come along with parenting, here are a...

Events & Things to do in Rhode Island:: April Edition

  ♫♫ I've got Egg Hunts and story times aplenty I've got day trips and date ideas galore (You want playplaces? I got twenty 11) But who cares? No big deal I want more ♫♫ It's time to get outside and do ALL...

Local Schools Expect a Boom in Fundraising

The moment we’ve been waiting for is finally here; your favorite wine will now come with Box Tops! You can unwind with friends and give back to your local school at the same time....

Ten Indoor Activities to Make Winter Vacation Bearable (and none involve glitter!)

February Break in New England is upon us.  Long cold days and fidgety kids are looming. Trying to balance fun activities while not destroying your home, or sanity, is an art form. Here are...
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The Santa Conundrum – When is the time right to tell our kids?

Imagine if someone told you a jolly senior citizen was going to break into your house while you’re sleeping; sure he’ll leave presents but he also has unlimited access to your home. You’d have...