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Score Some “Me Time” this Summer

Soon the kids will be out of school, but don’t panic — here are some ways to enjoy some much-needed “me time”. By Sarah Antrim Remember when you were a kid and summer meant you were totally free—free from the daily grind of homework, free to sleep in until the early afternoon, and free to […]

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Getting Kids to Practice Music: 3 Ways to Do it & Enjoy it!

If your child is anything like all the other kids in the world, chances are they were initially very excited about learning an instrument. Emphasis on “initially.” Now, six months later, you may find yourself not only still paying off that baby grand or drum set, but also putting in plenty of time making sure […]

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10 Fun and Easy Recipes to Get Kids in the Kitchen

Summer can easily turn into a season of too much junk food and ice cream and not enough of the healthy foods kids need to stay active. Getting kids involved in the kitchen not only makes them more willing to eat the food they’ve made, but when you bring your kids into the kitchen they […]

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“Does this Cape make my Butt look Big?”

I’ll be the first to admit that the phrase “super mom” can be overused and at times even a little annoying. Nowhere near as fast as a speeding bullet, chasing around a toddler while avoiding a mine field of Hot Wheels… she’s a mom, she’s… a superhero? Let’s get one thing straight here, Superman didn’t […]

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Top Reasons For Summer Sports Involvement

Elite sports begin young, and select those few who will be the superstars of the next generation early on. Whether you desire this intense experience for your child, or simply want them to be active, have fun and learn a new skill – summer is a great time to get it done. Competitive sports can […]

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6 Reasons To Pick this Winter Activity This Summer

Swimming, softball clinics and church camps – you can likely rattle off the lists of summer activity options in your sleep by now. However, there may be one “cool” sport you may have missed while packing your calendars full this summer – ice skating! Sure, it may take you a moment to shift your focus […]

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10 Free Activities to do with your Kids to Build Character

Keeping kids entertained can come with a hefty price tag and can often do more harm than good to their personalities. With video and computer gaming on the rise, more and more kids are losing their social skills and becoming less involved with their community and healthy activities. Character building exercises can be cheap, fun, […]

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Reuse, Recycle, Repin: Pinterest-Inspired Crafts for Kids

Is perusing Pinterest your favorite way to unwind online? We’ve got a great pinning assignment for you: Search the site for fun, easy, and inexpensive ways to entertain your kids with at-home crafts! Here’s a sampling of some projects that we just love — all involve recycling and reinventing common household materials to create fanciful, colorful […]

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10 Awesome Green 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 green activities. 1. Make a compost pile. A compost pile is a way for kids to watch nature recycle itself in action! Natural […]

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Kids Activities Are Crucial for Your Child: 10 Essential Reasons Why

1. To find something he loves doing. Love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life, said the former Mr. Jennifer Lopez. Most of us dream of being able to make a living doing something we love – being able to share our talents with the world. Having a passion in […]

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10 Things to Do on Memorial Day with Kids

Memorial Day weekend is often regarded as being the unofficial beginning of summer—the local pool and beaches are open, the ice cream truck pays a visit, and kids get an extra day off of school. It often slips our minds to remember what Memorial Day is really about; it is a day to remember the […]

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Happy Mother’s Day from Activity Hero

While Mother’s Day is obviously a special day set aside to honor moms from all walks of life, here at Activity Hero we want to applaud the efforts of motherhood every single day of the year. So today we take a look at mothers as diverse as their children— celebrity moms, homemakers, and single mothers– […]

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Activity Hero Joins the 500 Mentor Network

So what is a startup for moms by moms up to at 500? Kicking butt, of course! Like many other startups that hustle to get into 500, we crashed an invite-only New Year’s party. We found an unsuspecting & tired Dave McClure, and excitedly pitched the most useful thing ever in the entire universe for […]

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Cinco De Mayo for Kids: Celebrations Around the Bay Area

There’s plenty Cinco de Mayo for kids in the Bay Area this week. And with sunshine continuing through the weekend, a lot more fun is sure to be had! Check out the events below if you’re looking for something to do with your kiddos as spring fever continues to go strong. Cinco de Mayo Street […]

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Summer Camp Planning

Does it feel like you spend a LOT of time and money planning and sending kids to summer camps? Well, you do. Here is something we put together from the data we have on San Francisco parents and summer camps. San Francisco Summer Camp Embed this in your site San Francisco Summer Camp And, here’s […]