Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Welcome to Bloomington-Normal Macaroni Kid, the premier parent publication for the Bloomington-Normal area! We are a FREE weekly e-newsletter and online newsletter where families can learn about upcoming activities and events in our community. We also feature giveaways, crafts, reviews, ...

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Brrrr!!! It's Cold Out Here!

Brrrr!!! It's Cold Out Here!

Ever think about how animals we see outdoors stay warm in winter? As humans, we simply put on our winter coats, hats, scarves and boots before we go out in freezing temperatures, but what about the birds, the squirrels, and ...

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Healthier Holiday Drinks: Cut the Sugar and Save on Calories!

Healthier Holiday Drinks: Cut the Sugar and Save on Calories!

We all know the holidays are a time of overindulgence, but we may not always think about the calories we are consuming in our drinks this time of year. Sugar-sweetened drinks like soda, juice, and special holiday coffees and cocktails ...

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Is a Pet on Your Child's Christmas List?

Is a Pet on Your Child's Christmas List?

If your kids are anything like mine, it seems a puppy is always on their Christmas list. I tell them that a pet is one gift that Santa needs permission from the parents to leave under the tree. I spoke ...

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32 Creative and Crazy Ideas for Your Christmas Elf!

32 Creative and Crazy Ideas for Your Christmas Elf!

Anyone who knows me also knows that I am ELF OBSESSED!!! YES, I am one of those moms who spends her Holidays moving this little guy from one crazy scene to the next. I have been doing it since we ...

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Real Life Lessons & Exciting Adventures Abound in "Dinotrux"

Real Life Lessons & Exciting Adventures Abound in "Dinotrux"

As a mom of two young boys, everything in our life seems to revolve around trucks, trains, cars, dinosaurs, and all things boy! We spend the majority of our day playing, reading, and learning new things, but we do enjoy ...

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