We've Got Your Family Fun in the Springfield Area

We've Got Your Family Fun in the Springfield Area

Hello there! I hope everyone is enjoying their summer! A big welcome to all of our new subscribers. So happy to have you join the Macaroni Kid family! The #MacKid calendar is overflowing with family-friendly activities in and around the ...

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Celebrate Seuss Day + Enter to WIN Tix to the Springfield Museums

Celebrate Seuss Day + Enter to WIN Tix to the Springfield Museums

Meet The Cat in the Hat and Things 1 and 2 at the Springfield Museums' “Celebrate Seuss Day” on Tuesday July 26 (10 a.m. -; 2 p.m.)! The many FREE activities scheduled that day include balloon sculpting, face painting, plus ...

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Mom on a Mission: Meet Ana Ferris

Mom on a Mission: Meet Ana Ferris

One of my favorite things about publishing Macaroni Kid is the chance to connect with other moms in our community. Often times these connections inspire me and remind me of the ability of one person to make a difference. It ...

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Things To Know About Pokémon GO™!

Things To Know About Pokémon GO™!

It's all the rage and everyone is talking about the excitement they have for their kids getting up and staying active! I have been looking into this and wanted to talk about some of the safety factors we all should ...

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FREE Safe Kids Summer Event 2016!

FREE Safe Kids Summer Event 2016!

Be sure to visit the Macaroni Kid table and let the kids do a craft for free with us. You can also pick up a FREE take home treat! Click here to join the event page on Facebook. The eighth ...

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Top 5 Places to Cool Off in the Springfield Area

Top 5 Places to Cool Off in the Springfield Area

"Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language." ~Henry James 1. Wilbraham's Spec Pond Beach & Amy's Sparkle Park - Head to a family-friendly beach without going on vacation! Check ...

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You're the Mom

You're the Mom

We all know that there is a child obesity epidemic in this country. So we're proud to support a new campaign dedicated to empowering moms to help their kids eat healthier here in Springfield called You're The Mom. The campaign--powered ...

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Explode Soda with Mentos

Looking for a fun, yet educational, science project? We have one for you! This simple science experiment will show your children an exploding example of chemical reactions - right in your backyard! Plus, it is quick and easy with little ...

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Get Your Giggle On – It’s Good for You

Get Your Giggle On – It’s Good for You

It's been said that kids laugh 300 times each day. No question it's one of the most human of behaviors. It's also good for the mind & body. In fact, laughing is known to reduce stress, boost immune and yes ...

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Slow Cooker Breakfast Scramble

Slow Cooker Breakfast Scramble

Ingredients: Tube of sausage (I used pork) 2-3 cups shredded cheddar cheese Bag of frozen hash browns 12 eggs 1 cup milk Optional: onions, peppers, bacon, ham, tomatoes, etc. Anything you want to add, go for it! Using spicy sausage ...

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