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5 Best Board Games to Trick Your Kids Into Learning while Playing

These days, most kids are heavily into video games and apps, but there is much to be said for a good old fashioned board game. No matter how old your kids are, sitting down for some dedicated time together will thrill them (even if they won’t admit it). Most Americans tend to stick to the […]

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Celebrate Mom: 7 Ways to Make Every Day Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day: The one day a year to appreciate the person who appreciates everyone every single day. We cook, we clean, we chauffeur, we don’t complain, we just do it. Because we’re mom.  So guess what all you Super Moms out there? I’m telling you that you need to celebrate yourself every single day. Nothing […]

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The Finalists of Our Next Top Mom Blogs Contest! Are You on Here?

Photo by Flickr user tausen We’ve been keeping our search for the next wave of top mom blogs highly under wraps since our initial announcement. Check it out again if you missed it, but here’s the gist. We’re looking to highlight bloggers with: voice something valuable to say that certain something that makes you spend […]

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Summer Camp Diaries — Spotlight Blogger Shawn L. Fink of Awesomely Awake

Here at ActivityHero, we believe that kids’ activities including camps and classes help kids to grow, learn, and discover new passions and interests. We interviewed inspirational writer Shawn L. Fink of Awesomely Awake about her favorite childhood memories from summer camp and what she looks for in a camp for her own kids. What is […]

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Are You the Next Top Mom Blogger?

Photo by Flickr user Luke Redmond Mom bloggers have gone from a cultural phenomenon to a high-powered commercial force. No longer are posts just about your own baby’s first steps or favorite foods. Mom blogs are full of expert reviews of the best baby products and practical, tried and tested advice on childrearing, homemaking, and […]

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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. […]

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Camp Chrysalis in Berkeley Helps Kids Discover and Appreciate Nature

Camp Chrysalis is a Berkeley-based camp for kids 8 to 15 years of age. In its 30 year time frame, it has helped teach kids about their native surroundings and built many young friendships based on kindness and respect. Camp Chrysalis is offering a special camp this winter season for kids interested in skiing and […]

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8 Tips to Balance the Demands of Startup and Parenthood

ActivityHero co-founder Shilpa Dalmia was asked by Women 2.0 how she manages to balance the demands of a family with kids and a startup company. Here’s what she had to say: Many people ask, “How do you balance work and life with two young kids and a startup?” My answer is, “The same way you […]

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Parents of Olympians

As the Olympics continue on in London, coverage has been focused on some sports heroes more prominently than in years previous – the mothers of the athletes in all of their screaming, gasping and whooping glory. NBC, the exclusive primetime network broadcasting the games, has received plenty of bad press. From limiting online viewing to […]

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Olympian Moms

Sometimes you CAN have it all – as proven by the multitude of athletes that are not only Olympians but parents as well. Balancing motherhood and elite sports is no easy feat – but these women have made it look easy. Kerri Walsh Gold medalist Walsh is well known for her awesome beach volleyball victories, […]

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Power to the Mommies: Who says we can’t have it all?

No matter where you look lately, you can’t help hearing the buzz about Marissa Mayer, former Google exec turned Yahoo CEO. Hey, any news that puts powerful females in a positive light is good news to me. The bigger news that was released shortly afterward is that she is six months pregnant and plans to […]

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Just a Mom

“I couldn’t do it, I would get too bored.” “What do you do with all that free time?” “I would miss my job too much, I like having a separate life.” These are just a few of the comments I’ve received in response to my decision to stay home and raise my son. I never […]