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Hello, Fall: Letter from the Editor

Hello, Fall: Letter from the Editor

Did all the rain this past week have your children bouncing off the walls...and the couch and the beds...like mine? If so, this will be a great week to make up for the time spent cooped up indoors as we ...

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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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ENTER TO WIN a Bunyoni Blankie Just in Time for the 2014 Polar Vortex!

ENTER TO WIN a Bunyoni Blankie Just in Time for the 2014 Polar Vortex!

Any mother with a new baby knows it's the little day-to-day activities that can make being a new mom challenging. We are committed to solving everyday frustrations for new moms through this innovative blankie. Bunyoni blankies are swaddle blankets perfectly ...

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A Royal Remembrance Coming to Bloomington-Normal in October!

A Royal Remembrance Coming to Bloomington-Normal in October!

Through the eyes of a child, the world is full of mystery and magic. As adults, we enjoy watching our child's eyes light up in amazement as we read them fairy tales of princes and princesses, wizardry and knights. At ...

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Worldwide Day of Play & Uptown Block Party: Saturday, Sept. 27

Worldwide Day of Play & Uptown Block Party: Saturday, Sept. 27

Imagine an entire day devoted to play... You are invited to join us at the 8th annual Worldwide Day of Play and Uptown Block Party. You'll discover an exciting variety of fantastic activities for the whole family. The Uptown Block ...

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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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Macaroni Learning: Grocery Store Busy Book

Macaroni Learning: Grocery Store Busy Book

It's a fantasy of many moms to go to the grocery store alone - without kids in tow. What a luxury to cruise the aisles in peace and linger a little longer in the the ice cream section to discover ...

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Bloomington-Normal Park & Playground Guide

Bloomington-Normal Park & Playground Guide

We all have a favorite park. It is usually the one conveniently located down the street. But did you know that Bloomington-Normal is home almost 50 parks? Wouldn't it be fun to visit every single one this summer and maybe ...

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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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