Reading the Fine Print: Tips to Protect Yourself and Your Family
A Better Life: Tips to get outdoors and go biking with your family.
Tips to make mornings easier and get the kids out on time – from Stephanie Bernaba.
Money saving shopping tips from A Better Life columnist Stephanie Bernaba. Extra tips included that are not found in the magazine!
By Stephanie Bernaba
When I think about the past, I get very nostalgic – about reading, music, playing outside. I think about the hours-long games of Monopoly my cousins and I used to play; rolling meatballs with my grandma; and riding my bike.
By Stephanie Bernaba
When asked to take on my own column at Rhode Island Parent, I was giddy with excitement! As a busy mom running a family with three elementary school students (a son age 7, and twins age 6), there was no question I’d have a few things to say!
The second annual Brain Week Rhode Island, a celebration of brain health and science for all ages, is taking place now – March 11–19 – with free events in and around Providence and Kingston.
By Sylvia Hall and Dianne Samuelson
“How was your day?” – “Fine.”
“What did you do today?” – “Nothing.”
This daily exchange between parent and child is heard ‘round the world countless times every day. It’s so common and life is so busy that very often we, as parents, let it go at that – yet we know there is a great deal more going on in our child’s day. But what if your children really want to share their day with you but struggled to do so?
By Peter Verlander
The next time your child loses a baby tooth or has an upcoming extraction at the dentist, you might want to skip the Tooth Fairy. Instead, you can “bank” it. Dental stem cell banking – a secure way to store the stem cells in your child’s baby teeth, wisdom teeth, or healthy extracted teeth – may be used to help fight serious conditions in the future.
Editor’s Note: It’s cold and maybe a little hard to imagine your kids running off to play sports, do crafts, shoot a bow and arrow, and swim – things they do at summer camp. But now is the time to start thinking about it. Many camps fill up fast. We’ve developed a series of steps you can use when you are searching for a camp or even if you are considering whether to send your children back to a camp they used last year.