Job Title: Regular Blog Contributor
Location: Anywhere in the U.S.
Job is: Part-time
Compensation: Pay per entry
We are currently seeking regular contributors to our Meatballers' Blog (http://dancingmeatballs.com/blog).
We are looking for humorous parent bloggers who want to help us bring more fun to families in his/her city. Professional writing experience is preferred, but not necessarily required; however, having a humorous upbeat writing style is a… Continue
Added by Janelle Tsai on October 24, 2008 at 10:54am —
Friday, Oct. 17
Whispers along the Wissahickon
Not your average fall festival, Whispers along the Wissahickon fits in all the fun stuff but also manages to sneak in some environmental tips for the next generation. This jam-packed evening takes place at the Wissahickon Environmental Center and is perfect for a family-friendly Friday night!
• Time: 5:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
• Location: The Wissahickon Environmental Center – 300 Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA… Continue
Added by Janelle Tsai on October 16, 2008 at 4:36pm —
Friday, Oct. 17
A Trip to Dimples Kids Spa
Dimples Kids Spa is downtown Brooklyn’s latest kid venture. Take your daughter in for some necessary treatments to kiss those difficult childhood stresses goodbye.
• Time: TBD
• Location: Dimples Kids Spa – 91 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
• Children's Ages: 3 to 12 years
• Cost: Varies, depending on the treatment
Saturday, Oct. 18
The Seventh Annual My Dog Loves Central Park Country… Continue
Added by Janelle Tsai on October 16, 2008 at 4:34pm —
Friday, Oct. 17
Chicago for Kids Audio Tour
Sometimes touring the city with your tykes in tow simply isn’t in the cards; naptime, lunchtime of meltdowns anytime can make seeing the sights a challenge you just don’t feel like undertaking right before the weekend. Luckily for you, the Chicago for Kids Audio Tour allows your babes to explore the Windy City without straying beyond your home office.
• Time: Various times
• Location: Your home and various locations
Added by Janelle Tsai on October 16, 2008 at 4:30pm —
So, are you veering in the direction of donkey or elephant this year? Okay, you don’t have to tell us, but you do need to get you kids involved in the upcoming presidential election! Check out the Web site below, courtesy of Take Your Kids to Vote, for ideas on how to teach them about our country’s political process, including wearing campaign buttons, watching televised debates and handing out flyers (if you plan on canvassing your nabe). This is your opportunity to make politics interesting… Continue
Added by Janelle Tsai on October 7, 2008 at 9:37am —
Categories: Cool Tips
Moms and dads always want to produce smart children. In the article “12 Ways to Make Your Kids Financially Savvy,” the Wall Street Journal assists with that chore by teaching families how to deal with dollars. Making tykes choose between a treat or a dollar and telling family stories related to monetary issues are just a few ways the piece guides eager parents. “What I am striving to do is set expectations,” notes author Jonathan Clemens. His teenagers were… Continue
Added by Janelle Tsai on October 7, 2008 at 9:36am —
From 10/13/08 to 10/19/08.
Few moms would refuse the opportunity for a full-body massage or a touch of aromatherapy as a way to kick off the week. Unfortunately, a phobia of rising APRs and lightweight wallets often gets the better of us, which is why Spa Week is such an opportune treat. From October 13 to October 19, you can indulge in a range of spa services (think everything from pumpkin pedicures to Brazilian waxes) at $50 per treatment. Check the Web site below for a complete… Continue
Added by Janelle Tsai on October 7, 2008 at 9:30am —
Stay at your choice of Leading Hotels of the World from only $19.28 per night! Celebrate the 80th anniversary of this posh company by reserving a spot at some of the most coveted hotel rooms worldwide. Just log on and book away!
More information here - http://dancingmeatballs.com/anywhere/leading-hotels-of-the-world-fall-2008-travel-deal
Added by Janelle Tsai on September 29, 2008 at 11:31am —
Save: Target-Sponsored Happenings at Cultural Institutions across the Country
Mondays through Sundays. Please check the Web site for updated information.
That big red Target sign is a beacon for families everywhere who are looking for bargain prices on everything from fashion to furniture, but now it’s also a symbol of free or reduced outings for the entire clan at a wide variety of cultural institutions. Check the Web site below to find a Target-sponsored happening near you… Continue
Added by Janelle Tsai on September 25, 2008 at 11:54am —
How Families Have Fun in Austin
Austin sits in the heart of Texas and is considered by many to be the cultural center of the state. There is a familiar phrase in town, “Keep Austin Weird,” that is also the motto by which this free-spirited, eccentric and intelligent community lives. Young Austin families are active yet laid-back. They are avid sports fans, live music lovers, pet owners, museum fanatics and festivalgoers! Folks in this capital city are loyal citizens committed to… Continue
Added by Janelle Tsai on September 25, 2008 at 11:51am —
Have you been itching to do a museum outing (but have been scratching that itch with the knowledge that your venture will rack up the credit card charges)? Our solution: Take advantage of Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day, which entitles you to free admission to various Smithsonian museums across the country on September 27.
Read more here - http://dancingmeatballs.com/anywhere/smithsonian-magazine-museum-day-2008
Added by Janelle Tsai on September 15, 2008 at 12:09pm —