Author: Katy Mann

How To: Movies & Concerts in the Park with Kids

These tips are part of series sponsored by KFC and the new $10 Share Bucket. 1. Bring all of your best friends with you. While you’re waiting for the show to start, you’ll have a lot of fun chatting, playing and laughing. 2. Bring something to sit on. Blankets are a yes, chairs are usually a yes but you may have to set up your picnic in the back so people can see. Check the rules before you go and be flexible. 3. Bring delicious food and drinks. My go to is the $10 Chicken Share bucket from KFC. My...

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Tips for Taking Meals to Friends Even When You’re Super Busy

These tips are part of series sponsored by KFC and the new $10 Share Bucket. Kindness is so sweet, but so bitter. Our life is full of friendly people and wonderful acts of kindness. When every single one of our five children was born, our friends brought us meals. When I was on bed-rest for weeks or months, our friends fed our family. When we had a death in our family, my friends made sure we had food on our table every night. It’s time for something new. I’ve been making a conscious effort to turn around and pay...

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Free Admission for College Students | Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Fun for Free! Calling All College Kids! Take a Study Break, Reboot, Enjoy Free Admission on Sundays! WHO: Students enrolled in Indiana colleges, universities or online. WHAT: Free admission on Sundays from September 4-December 18, 2016. WHERE: The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 N. Meridian Street WHEN: Sundays from September 4-December 18, 2016, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. WHY: Why not? The Children’s Museum features famous props from feature films, real space equipment used by astronauts, pieces by famous artists, and more! Put down the book and experience something extraordinary! (Selfies encouraged.) DETAILS: All full-time and part-time students enrolled in Indiana...

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Fun Food at the Indiana State Fair

Double Barrel Burger Think a Big Mac with three donuts, bacon, cheese, two hamburger patties topped with mac and cheese.         Mac and Cheese Nachos Traditional nachos topped with macaroni and cheese and bacon.         Peanut Butter Milkshake The milkshake of the year at the Dairy Bar is the Peanut Butter Shake.       Smokin’ Hot on Rye Bread Sriracha Jack Cheese and a medium aged smoked cheddar on Rye     Funnel Cake Burger A beef patty with all of the fixings served between two hot funnel cakes.   Hot Beef...

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Music Experiences for Babies in Indianapolis

Music Experiences for Babies in Indianapolis Have you noticed that your baby seems to love music? Many parents play or sing lullabies to their babies when they are fussy, but soothing lullabies are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to how music can help your baby. Structured music experiences can help you bond with your baby, boost his or her development, and foster a love of music and learning! Read on to learn how you can get your baby involved in music experiences here in Indianapolis. This article features partners and non-partners of Indy with Kids...

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