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Baby animals, cider donuts and trail mix

by Caroline Barrett

We’ve been going out to Indian Ladder Farm’s Baby Animal Days since we had a baby to bring. Our photos albums are filled with pictures of kids and little farm animals. In one, a small Lucy gingerly holds out one finger, petting a baby chick. […]

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How to Find Camps in the Capital Region: Day Camps, Summer Camps, and Enrichment Classes

by Sandra Foyt

Snow may still be on the ground, but it’s not too early to start looking for a summer camp. Registration at many summer camps in Albany, NY open as early as February, and choice summer camps may close out before you know it. Camps come […]

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Can You Believe It’s Been Two Years Already?

by Sandra Foyt

In January, the month of my birth and not coincidently that of Albany Kid, I like to look back and reflect on the past year. It’s a transformative period when I apply lessons learned personally and professionally. For Albany Kid, this means that you can […]

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How To Make Snow Ice Cream

by Sandra Foyt

Now that our yard boasts real honest-to-god snow, it’s time for a classic – snow ice cream. Last year, with a bounty of fresh-fallen snow on hand, my son perfected the most deliciously simple recipe. Snow Ice Cream, Take One Alex was dying to make […]

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It’s So Easy to Start Homeschooling

by Sandra Foyt

If I had a nickel for every time a parent told me that they wished they could homeschool their child; well, I might be able to buy a soda with it. No, seriously, homeschooling isn’t hard. The difficulty is in contemplating jumping into the unknown. Last […]

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A Tale of a Munchkin Giveaway In Rensselaer County

by Sandra Foyt

As longtime readers of Albany Kid know very well, we like to do giveaways on our blog. But we don’t just do any kind of giveaway. They are a lot of work to host, and we’re not going to do it unless we think that […]

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Save the Dates!: Winter Ice Show and Holiday Fundraiser with Silent Auction

by Sandra Foyt

The following events – Winter Ice Show and Holiday Fundraiser and Silent Auction at Arlington House promise a good time for a good cause! The Albany Figure Skating Club will hold its annual Winter Ice Show at the Bethlehem Area YMCA (900 Delaware Ave., Delmar) […]

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Redpack Goodie Can Winner!

by Cie McCullough Buschle

And the winner of the Redpack Goodie Can is… Marianne Russell! It pays to enter multiple times, doesn’t it Marianne? Keep an eye in your email inbox for my email, and everyone keep an eye out for our next fun contest.  

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Shop Local On Neighborhood Toy Store Day

by Sandra Foyt

On November 12, 2011 toy stores around the nation will celebrate the joy of play on Neighborhood Toy Store Day. ASTRA, the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association, whose mission is “leading the way through play,” has asked me to share the importance of shopping locally […]

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Monte Carlo Giveaway Winner

by Cie McCullough Buschle

The winner of the Monte Carlo movie and purse hook is… Danielle Hotaling! Congratulations Danielle! Look for my email in you inbox for further instructions. And enjoy the movie and your new purse hook!

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