Author: Ali Kulenkamp

Out of This World Exhibits Coming to The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

It’s no secret that the Hoosier State has contributed a great deal to the field of space exploration. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is honoring these accomplishments with a new exhibit, Beyond Spaceship Earth. This all new exhibit will capture the excitement of space exploration and pay tribute to those who have helped further this field. Using STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) we can understand and explore what lies beyond our planet, and the new space on the lower level of the museum will dedicate over 3,600 square feet to these efforts. This announcement comes during a time...

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Indoor Stroller Walks with Baby in Indy

With the change of the seasons comes an increased need to get creative when it comes to parenting. We all know that cabin fever and parenthood don’t mix, so what can you do with a new baby when it’s cold outside? For many families, outside stroller walks are difficult with ice, snow, and poorly maintained sidewalks. There are plenty of spots around Indy that are ideal for walking in inclimate weather, so grab your sneakers and your FitBit (and your baby!) and get going! Malls This one is easy, but shopping malls are ideal for walking, especially before your...

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Veterans Day Freebies in Indy | 2015

Indianapolis veterans, active duty service members, and their families can receive some great freebies this Veterans Day. While a free cup of coffee pales in comparison to the sacrifices our service men and women make each day, these small gestures of gratitude can make a difference. While there are many restaurants offering food related freebies this Veterans Day, some businesses are donating their time and service to thank Veterans and active duty military personnel as well. *Please be prepared to show your military ID at these establishments. Free Services –Free oil change from Meineke with valid ID –Free haircuts...

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Fair Trade | Where in Indy to Shop and Eat

  October is Fair Trade Month, so grab the kids and get started on your holiday shopping (or ditch the kids and grab a good book while drinking a cup of Fair Trade coffee!) Indianapolis is slowly growing in its involvement in the fair trade industry. With the growing number of coffee shops and gift stores in the city you can support better trade conditions and sustainability all while sipping on your latte. It feels good to do good! Where to Shop Global Gifts One of the Circle City’s pioneers of fair trade and most well known spots to...

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Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest | 2015

Living with allergies is tough enough, but parenting a child who can’t tolerate gluten can be downright overwhelming. As someone who cannot enjoy a fresh s’more by the campfire or a fresh slice of pizza from my favorite pizzeria, I know that deprivation can manifest in many forms. Social situations are the most difficult for many families, and one place to learn about new and imaginative products that cater to the gluten-sensitive is a gluten free...

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