Hello from the Editor!

Hello from the Editor!

We are down to the last few moments of summer vacation! Looking for some fun with the family? The calendar is full of great activities to keep the kids busy!!Make Pizza on the Grill!Why not Turn Your "Mom Strengths" into ...

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Pizza on the Grill

Pizza on the Grill

I've been on a grilling kick since summer started and have been experimenting with foods to grill that wouldn't necessarily be prepared on a grill. One of my favorites, and my kids', is Grilled Pizza! So simple and fast and ...

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Turn Your “Mom Strengths” into Your Own Business

Turn Your “Mom Strengths” into Your Own Business

We all have that friend with her pulse on what is going on in her community. Often these parents lend their talent to PTO's, MOPS, or local playgroups, and any mom with the desire to be an integral part of ...

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Host Your Own Playground or Backyard Summer Games!

Host Your Own Playground or Backyard Summer Games!

Didn't make it to South America this year to watch the summer games? Don't worry, you can host your own games at your favorite playground, field or backyard. Don't forget to follow playground rules, be aware of other families using ...

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Stick and Yarn Art

Stick and Yarn Art

This is a beautiful way for your kids to create some artwork that can decorate somewhere other than the refrigerator! (Grown ups have fun creating too!) You can use your kids' stick and yarn art to decorate their bedroom walls ...

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How Plugged In Is Your Family?

How Plugged In Is Your Family?

On average, how many hours per day do you think children spend on TV, computers, cell phones, and music players? The average amount of time children spend plugged in is OVER 7 hours! If most children are only awake for ...

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FREE Outdoor Concerts

FREE Outdoor Concerts

FREMONT at the Block at Pacific Commons:Join us Saturday evenings, starting August 6-September 10th, from 6-10:00 pm at the Block at Pacific Commons for free concerts, located by Dick's Sporting Goods. The first 50 guests will receive a Pacific Commons ...

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WINNERS! RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS

WINNERS! RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out of This World. Prepare to blast off on an intergalactic adventure for space-age family fun as the ultimate circus experience launches into the future!Audiences will take the helm to join the Circus ...

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WINNER! My2K Tour with 98°, O-Town, Dream & Ryan Cabrera

WINNER! My2K Tour with 98°, O-Town, Dream & Ryan Cabrera

The MY2K Tour featuring 98°, O-Town, Dream and Ryan Cabrera is coming to The Warfield Theatre in San Francisco on Monday, August 29th! I know what you're doing this summer! Get yourself to The Warfield for an awesomely fun night ...

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WINNER! CIRCUS VARGAS COMING SOON!

WINNER! CIRCUS VARGAS COMING SOON!

The multi-generation, family-operated Circus Vargas presents iLUMINOUS, a new, high-energy, extravaganza that illuminates the wonder and imagination of every child at heart. Boasting death-defying stuntmen, flying aerialists, exhilarating acrobats and uproarious comics under a music-filled, blue and yellow Big Top, ...

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Review: Slammers Superfood Snack Pouches for Kids

Review: Slammers Superfood Snack Pouches for Kids

As part of my sponsored Back to School party, I was asked to review Slammers by Go Gourmet. Since my kids are snackaholics, this is right up our alley! And an added bonus - they are snack pouches!! Perfect for ...

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BIRTHDAY CLUB!

BIRTHDAY CLUB!

Happy birthday to our August mini-macaronis!!! And congratulations to Alexander G.!! Mom, you've got mail!Anahita S.Adrean C.Ivanna Z.Sergio Z.Alexander G.KarthikMaylina O.Vilok V.Sebastian R.Charlee P.Serena L.Alysa W.Owen Z.Isaela P.Susana A.Emmaleigh F.Marisol L.Joseluz F.Miles V.Calithia B.Have you signed your kids up for ...

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Fremont Youth Soccer Club

Fremont Youth Soccer Club

It's that time! FYSC (Fremont Youth Soccer Club) is currently accepting registration for Fall 2016. They are based in Fremont and are devoted to promoting the game of soccer and serving over 3,000 boys and girls in the area.FYSC aims ...

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KIDS EAT FREE LISTINGS!

KIDS EAT FREE LISTINGS!

In light of the economy and the more common greater need to pinch pennies, I'd like to include local restaurants who offer Kids Eat Free Promotions*! If you know of one that I've missed, please send the info to jenh@macaronikid.com ...

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NEW SUMMER BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE!

NEW SUMMER BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE!

The Alameda County Library Bookmobile is a library on wheels with books, magazines, music CDs, CDROMs, videos, DVDs and books on cassette and CD for children, teens, and adults. The Bookmobile visits schools and neighborhoods once every two weeks. Check ...

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LOCAL FARMERS' MARKETS!

LOCAL FARMERS' MARKETS!

Our local Farmers' Markets bring us the best of local California grown fruits and vegetables! Visit one soon - my kids LOVE going!Sunday: NewPark Mall Farmers' Market - boasts an incredible community of family farms that make this market a ...

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Looking for New Publishers! Want to be a Macaroni Kid Publisher?

Looking for New Publishers! Want to be a Macaroni Kid Publisher?

All the time people comment on how cool my job is and ask me about how they can become a Macaroni Kid publisher as well. Recently the publisher mom Milpitas moved to another area and took on a different Macaroni ...

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