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Mom’s Night Out: 4 Reasons Why You MUST Make Time For It

Mom spends her days (and nights) taking care of everyone else, so who makes sure Mom is taken care of? In other words, if we don’t take care of ourselves, who else is going to? Every Mom needs a night out. We need to get away, even just for a little while, to keep our […]

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Preparing Kids for Summer Camp: Why Communication is Key

Summer camp is a great experience for kids. The memories they make at camp will be treasured for a lifetime. One question that we hear from parents often is, “How do I prepare my child for summer camp?” Day camps, and especially overnight camps, can be a tough transition for some kids. We’ve put together […]

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Finding Kids Activities They Will Love (and Stick With!): 5 Tips for Parents

When it comes to keeping kids active, it can be quite a hassle to get them away from the screen. However, one of the biggest challenges that I have found as a mother is not getting them off the couch, but figuring out what to do with them when they do! They need constant engagement […]

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3 Reasons Why Cooking with Kids is Great for your Family

With more and more people getting busier than ever, wouldn’t it be nice to spare an hour or two to bond with hubby and kids and enjoy the blessings that cooking together has to offer? Cooking and eating with the family yields many benefits—not just for the body but for the soul, too. Aside from […]

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Bored Kids on School Break? 5 Budget-Friendly Ways to Keep Busy

Written by Sarah Antrim It’s happened. School breaks are here, the time your children have been waiting so anxiously for since their return back to school in the first place… until the boredom hits. “Mom, I’m BORED!” The zoo is fun, but factor in the cost of parking and lunch and it can end up […]

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Academic Camp: A Summer “Must” for Curious Kids

Summer academic camps can unite kids with like-minded friends, prevent summer “brain drain,” and help them explore hobbies, interests, and future careers!

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4 Tips to Keep Summer Camp Costs Down

It takes time to find the right local camps that your kids will enjoy, add to that the challenge of trying to figure out how to get them to fit in the household budget. But never fear, there are some helpful tips in how to keep summer camp costs down. 1. Do Your Research There […]

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Choosing Musical Instruments for Kids: How Parents Can Help

The ability to play a musical instrument is a great talent that takes time and dedication. Learning to play music is a lot like learning to read—the earlier it starts, the better. When your child shows interest in taking up an instrument, try to resist the urge to pick for them or let them pick […]

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Screen-free Travel with Children

Travel with children can be incredibly rewarding. But as you work your way around the country with the wide eyed anticipation of a child, there are moments of hair pulling, teeth grinding, and blank stares that can be dispelled with a little preparation. Try to see the journey through their eyes and plan around the […]

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5 Tips to Choosing the Best Summer Camp Programs for Kids

With so many summer camps to choose from, how do parents know what to look for in finding the right fit for their kids? Written by Sarah Antrim Not all children are the same, so what might be the right fit for one may not be for another. Never fear, ActivityHero is here to help! […]

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5 Activities for Toddlers & Pregnant Moms

These mommy-and-me activities will help keep your toddler happy and engaged, while allowing you to stay healthy and relaxed for your upcoming big day.

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5 Ways for Working Moms to Plan Around Their Kids’ Schedules

Photo by Flickr user tombothetominator Working moms, we salute you. You juggle your kids’ schedules. Your spouse’s schedule. Your work schedule. And that tiny, sometimes-depressing thing you still refer to affectionately as your social calendar (even though it’s mostly filled with play dates . . . the ones with moms you like). As a mom […]

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What Are the Best Summer Camps for Your Child’s Personality?

Here’s a few recommendations on how to find the perfect camp for your child’s unique personality.

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Quick Easy Ways to Limit Kids Sugar Intake

With the excitement of holiday breaks, the everyday hustle of school, work, and activities can seem overwhelming. One great way to help your kids cope through it all is to make sure they are getting proper nutrition. According to the Mayo Clinic, while kids are eating less sugar today than they were in 2000, they […]

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Best Mom Blog (and Dad Blog) Posts of 2012

Photo from Flickr user Joe Howell 1. Do You Suffer From I’m-so-busy-itis? (The Happiest Mom) “There are some mothers I know who claim to be so chronically over-run with items on their to-do list that I sometimes wonder: how is it even possible to have so much to do, not just sometimes, but constantly?” 2. […]