Asking for donations for Earthquake disaster in Cental Italy

It is devastating what has happened in Lazio, Marche, and Umbria area of Italy.  A 6.0 quake that has destroyed many homes and killed many people.  My heart and tears go out to the many people over there. Here are some pictures of before and after to some areas where the quake hit. Click the … Continue reading Asking for donations for Earthquake disaster in Cental Italy

Park Pettini, Our Local Streets and Mayor Renzi

The park that we so love and have used many times for our outdoor events has been being slowly brought down to it's bare minimum.  As you can see here by these past posts: Raccolta firme per l’Area Pettini Burresi Mamme per Firenze Our very own Events Administrator, Jill Romanelli has been trying hard to … Continue reading Park Pettini, Our Local Streets and Mayor Renzi

CDC Features – Child Passenger Safety

This site is very helpful when you want to learn about car seat safety and the correct way of placing the car seat for the different ages.  The rules are the same here in Italy.  It is a law and children are required to be in a car seat.  Reduce Their Risk In 2009, 1,314 … Continue reading CDC Features – Child Passenger Safety

I was jumped / mugged and robbed earlier today

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I was jumped / mugged and robbed earlier today (in broad daylight while walking with my 4 year old). Anyhow, wasn't able to beat the assailant with my umbrella and the iron man mask, hard enough (and believe me, I tried) so he got away my purse with EVERYTHING in it. And for all to … Continue reading I was jumped / mugged and robbed earlier today

Must Buy a Seat for your Baby on Alitalia Now

Hi moms! with summer plans underway soon be careful to double check Alitalia's new regulations when traveling with children 0-2... seems like it is now obligatory to buy the child an actual seat at 80% discount but you must take along a car seat... make sure to read the fine print since Alitalia is pretty … Continue reading Must Buy a Seat for your Baby on Alitalia Now

Henna Tattoos watch out

For those with teens and those moms that like Henna Tattoos watch out. If you want to show off some cool body art over spring break, but you're not willing to have it permanently etched onto your arm, realistic-looking temporary tattoos seem like a healthy compromise. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday … Continue reading Henna Tattoos watch out

Recycling Firenze: Ecostation

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Ecostazioni Tel. 055 - 7339396 E-mail centri.raccolta@quadrifoglio.org Contact for pick up or where to drop off Municipal waste non-hazardous • Paper and cardboard • Wood wastes • Ferrous materials • Household appliances white • Electronic equipment • Plastic wastes • Used tires • Vegetable oils • Used clothing • mowing and pruning • Aggregates (up … Continue reading Recycling Firenze: Ecostation

Google Reader

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Any of you follow the posts on Google Reader?  If so by now you should know that google is closing Google Reader July 1st so you need to get ready.  I have found using Feedly quick and easy way of switching over.  You can sync your account so you do not lose what you have … Continue reading Google Reader