Niki Robinson

Niki Robinson
Although originally from New York, Niki has lived in RI for over a decade. She is the very tired mom of three little hobbit boys and one baby shield-maiden of Rohan. As a JWU grad she loves all things related to food, except when it involves cooking every single meal for her family during a never-ending global pandemic. She also has a strong affinety for old books, sugar-skulls, skeletons in general and cats.

An Open Letter to Chrissy Teigen

Dear Chrissy, I don’t follow celebrities news. Ever. I don’t really care who is eating what, or dating who, or whatever other superficial nonsense they choose to share on Instagram. But your openness about being...
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15 Alternatives to Trick-or-Treating for Halloween 2020

  2020 could be summed up in three words: What. The. Heck? A global pandemic, statewide shutdowns, facemasks, hybrid schools, drive-by birthday parties....the list of things we never anticipated is long. My head has been a...

Fall Crafts, Recipes, & Activities {50+ ideas}

We're all spending a lot more time at home this year. Here are 50+ ideas for fall crafts, recipes, and activities to help keep you busy all season long.   Build a scarecrow by stuffing...
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The Providence Mom Fall Bucket List (with Printable PDF)

One of the reasons we all love New England is the autumn weather. The dry, temperate weather of a Rhode  Island fall is the perfect opportunity to get outside for lots of seasonal (low...

Not (Too) Scary Halloween Movies for Movie Night

  Halloween movie night is the perfect way to spend any crisp October night with the family or a great alternative way to spend Halloween night if trick or treating is off the table.  But...

Getting to know RIGHT

We reached out to RIGHT (Rhode Island Guild of Homeschool Teachers) to find out more about who they are and how they serve the homeschool community here in RI. Their state coordinator, Jen Curry,...

Getting to know ENRICHri

We reached out to ENRICHri to find out more about who they are and how they serve the homeschool community here in RI. Their president, Amanda Campbel, graciously made time to answer our questions....
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Choosing Homeschool Curriculum

What homeschool curriculum do I use? How do I pick one? Where do I get it from? Homeschool families have total freedom to teach whatever they want within the required subjects, which can feel overwhelming...

Socially Distant Homeschool Support & Resources

In more normal years, homeschool families keep busy with co-ops, clubs, classes, library visits, volunteer work, field trips, and all types of other activities. But with social distancing still in full swing, the internet...
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Homeschooling 101

Homeschooling. What is it? How does it work? And everything else you need to know to get started. What is homeschooling? Homeschooling is choosing to educate your child at home rather than sending them to a...