- National Learn to Swim Day May 19th
- Spring Outdoors - With Together Counts!
- Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting
- Macaroni Kid Meets Bethenny Frankel!
- National Train Day - May 12th
- Brave - Pixar's Latest Film
- Mother's Day Giveaways
- The Mother Company
- A Macaroni Kid Interview with Katherine Sarafian
- The Disney Family Museum
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According to the Red Cross, drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children ages 1 to 14 years ...
Now that spring is in full bloom, it’s time to throw off the heavy coat, stash away those winter recipes and get ready for fun-filled family time around the dinner table. It’s the perfect season to enjoy more family meals and dash outdoors with the kids. If you’re looking for different recipes easy enough to involve the kids or are searching for new activities for your family, the Together Counts™program is here to help.
With a variety of resources on family fitness, meal planning and healthy ...
Our 5 year old is ordering us around!
My daughter just turned five, and lately she has been getting into the habit of talking back to us. She doesn't do it with her friends or teachers, but when my husband and I ask her not to do something, she will put her hands on her hips, give us this face, and tell us to "Stop it". Help?
You are bound to be frustrated by this especially since she’s polite to her friends and teachers. We sometimes assume that children ...
My Full Interview with the Skinnygirl Power Mom Herself!
K: I’m from Macaroni Kid, the online newsletter for moms and families.
B: Oh, perfect!
K: First ...
Find Great Events Near You!
Now in its 5th year, National Train Day is back to celebrate train travel and the ways trains touch the lives of people with events across America. This year, festivities will highlight the unique perspective passengers enjoy as they take in the vastness and beauty of the American landscape, from cities big and small, to country vistas and everything in between, when traveling by rail. There are events all over the Country, and a few major ones include:
New York: Grand Central Station, 87 E. 42nd Street
Philadelphia: 30 ...
On our Radar
The story takes place sometime between 800 and 1200 AD, and gives us the first female lead in a Pixar film. Merida (voice of Kelly McDonald) is the headstrong and independent daughter of King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson). She's an expert archer and as fiery as her incredible mane of red curls. Her determination to take hold of her own destiny and defy century old tradition unleashes unexpected consequences as the story unfolds.
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Sally Simon Simmons' Super Frustrating Day
We have all seen our children wrestle with frustration. The blocks that don't stack right, the day that doesn't go as planned, the cookie denied. "We created Sally Simon Simmons' book to provide children and their parents with the tools they need in life to cope with big emotions such as frustration," explains The Mother Company President, Samantha ...
Producer of Brave!
During my recent trip to Pixar the group of bloggers had the chance to sit down with Katherine and ask her some questions about Brave and her career at Pixar.
Brave is set in Scotland and tells the story of Merida, a young princess with a strong will and a mind of her own. Merida is determined to change her destiny and heads ...
When you first enter the museum you are greeted with a glass case filled with awards including the special honorary Oscar created for Walt Disney’s movie Snow White and the ...
From Page to Screen
Bringing Merida and the cast of Brave characters to life presented filmmakers with a new set of challenges; how to dress the royal family and their many layers of clothing, how to recreate the rugged terrain and architecture of Scotland and how to bring all of their drawings and ideas to life.
Dressing the ...
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