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5 Kid-Friendly Podcasts for Road Trips

Planning a summer road trip? These 5 podcasts can help keep curious kids entertained. By Wendy Chou Your bags are packed, the kids are strapped in, and you’ve hit the open road. As parents, we know all too well that having the right entertainment for a long car trip can make the difference between happy […]

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Parenting Tips for Raising Self-Reliant Kids

Many parents understand the importance of always being there for their kids. But what about the flip side–learning to let go gracefully so kids can develop their own identity? Julie Lythcott-Haims, a mother of two, former dean at Stanford University, and author of How to Raise an Adult, explains that parents can set their kids up […]

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8 Spring Activities for Preschoolers

Need something new to do with your little ones as the weather warms up? Welcome spring together with these creative and sensory outdoor activities.

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Where to Dig for Buried Treasure in the United States

What kid doesn’t dream about becoming a pirate and digging up buried treasure to fill their chest? You may not be able to sail the bounding seas on your summer vacation, but you and your kids can enjoy nature while digging for buried treasure across the U.S. From gold and gems to actual dinosaur fossils, […]

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Yoga for Kids: 10 Tips for Flexible Fun

Yoga can be as relaxing and beneficial for our children as it is for us; and what’s better is it can be an activity you and your child do together. Perhaps you’re wondering if your child will stay still, or even be able to remain quiet enough to allow themselves to relax. The good news […]

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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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10 Awesome Green Outdoor Activities for Kids

Our children are our future. The world will soon be in their hands. Show them the importance of caring for their environment, recycling, and appreciating the luxuries of everyday life with these ten exciting green outdoor activities for kids. Make a compost pile. Did you know about 30% of the waste in landfills across the […]

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8 Great Holiday Activities You Can Do With Your Kids

Christmas break and other holidays can leave kids bored or blue. Beat cabin fever with these low-cost family-fun activities that kids of all ages enjoy.

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10 Summer Activities that will Satisfy Bored Kids AND your Wallet

Summer: the ultimate free-for-all. Instead of being entertained and engaged for 5 to 8 straight hours every day, kids are now looking to you with those big eyes that say “I’m bored.” Here’s some fun and thrifty ideas to beat summer boredom that will keep both your kids and wallet happy. Make a tire swing […]

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Kids and Money: 10 Ways to Help Them Jive

1. Lead by Example It’s a fact that most Americans are in debt. Sometimes it is not easy to avoid, especially once you have your own family. Set a good financial example by living within your means; if you can’t afford a new television don’t buy one. Your kids won’t care about shiny new toys […]