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It's Earth Day! Letter from the Editor

It's Earth Day! Letter from the Editor

Today we celebrate Earth Day. On Earth Day, people all over the Earth remember to appreciate the beauty of nature and practice ways to protect our planet. While enjoying this week with your families, try to incorporate some fun Earth-friendly ...

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Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Summer Showcase

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Summer Showcase

The new Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Summer Showcase will be held at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts (BCPA) on April 24 from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm.“This free event is perfect for adults, kids, and families curious to see ...

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Budget-Friendly Playdate: Host a Toy Swap

Budget-Friendly Playdate: Host a Toy Swap

Want to keep your child's toy box from over flowing with “stuff”, but still give him a few new things to play with? Invite some friends over for a toy swap! It's a great way to clean some extra things ...

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10 Tips to Help You Raise a Money Smart Kid

10 Tips to Help You Raise a Money Smart Kid

Money touches every area of our lives, from our health, to our relationships, to how we spend our free time. With money comes both freedom and responsibility. Talking to your kids about money is just as important as teaching good ...

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On-the-Go Breakfast COOKIES!

On-the-Go Breakfast COOKIES!

Your kids won't believe their ears when you tell them that it's okay to have cookies for breakfast. And why not? Especially when the ingredients are “breakfast” foods that make these treats an even healthier morning meal option than most ...

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Family Friendly Businesses in Bloomington-Normal

Family Friendly Businesses in Bloomington-Normal

Bloomington-Normal is the home of many businesses that cater to parents and their children. We are proud to represent many of these businesses in our e-newsletter and website. If you need a referral for a local business or service be ...

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Save the Date: Kite Fest 2015 coming to Normal Saturday, June 13th

Save the Date: Kite Fest 2015 coming to Normal Saturday, June 13th

What does kite flying mean to you? When was the last time you flew a kite? How would you like to come fly a kite for a noble cause? For A Better Tomorrow, is a group of passionate and philanthropic ...

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It Takes A Village: Local Moms' Groups and Play Groups

It Takes A Village: Local Moms' Groups and Play Groups

You know the saying: "It takes a village to raise a child." It's so true! Whether you are a new parent, a soon-to-be mom, or a mother of 3 like me, at one time or another we all need advice, ...

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Kids Eat Free or Cheap!

Kids Eat Free or Cheap!

By request, here is our Kids Eat Free or Cheap listing! If you know of any restaurants that should be added to this list, please email me at [email protected]*Restaurant's prices and promotions subject to change at any time. Please call ...

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Get the Most Out of Your Macaroni

Get the Most Out of Your Macaroni

Welcome to Bloomington-Normal Macaroni Kid! Here's some information to help you get the most from our site! Manage Your SubscriptionsWith your free subscription to Bloomington-Normal Macaroni Kid you will receive a weekly email with all the family-friendly events and activities ...

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