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Homeschooling Various Ages at One Time

Many thanks to Stephanie Gaddis for offering this Guest Post on Homeschooling various ages as a part of our Guide to Homeschooling in RI! As a homeschooling mom of six kids, I’m asked a...
Guide to homeschooling in RI

Guide to Homeschooling in RI- The What, How, & Why of Homeschooling

“We’re all homeschoolers now!” became the mantra of spring 2020 as many of us were forced to switch from traditional school to distance learning. But are homeschool and distance learning the same? What does...

Ask A Homeschool Mom: Reader Submitted Questions

Sharon Bettis is a former elementary school teacher and mother of four grown children, all of whom were homeschooled and went on to attend college. Thank you Sharon for answering some of our reader-submitted...

Temporary Homeschool & Staying on Grade Level

"If I only want to homeschool temporarily, how do I make sure my child stays on grade level? What about high-school? How do I keep them on track with their peers?" When we asked...
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A Word From Our Owners About Anti-Racism

Maybe you’ve noticed Providence Mom’s silence on the topic of social justice, racism, and the current racial unrest across our country. We hope you’ve noticed because we hope you are looking closely at the...
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2020 Guide to Pick-Your-Own Berries in Rhode Island and Beyond

This summer is looking so different from summer's past, but one thing we can always count on- perfectly ripe berries. And nothing is better than taking the kids out to pick your own berries! We've...

A Memorable Mother’s Day with Small Businesses in Rhode Island and Beyond

So far, this year has been unlike any other in collective memory. St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Passover, and Ramadan have all looked different in the light of social distancing. With Mother’s Day approaching it’s...
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Share a Smile; Hope for Rhode Island, a Gift Card for You

It's been one month since Rhode Islanders were issued a Stay-At-Home order, and since then, we've been inundated with constant news and updates. We've spent days adjusting to a new normal, only to have...
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Bake A Rainbow Cake! — Cake-Baking Fun for All Ages

We all have those things that, for whatever reason, we think of as quintessentially mom. Those things that we feel compelled to do in order to consider ourselves worthy of the title. I don't...

Providence Mom Guide To Fitness in Rhode Island and Beyond

The haze of the new year has officially worn off, and it’s time to get your healthy routine in gear. No matter if you made resolutions and broke them, or if you haven’t made...