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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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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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How Getting Active Helps Kids Emotional Health

Exercise does much more for kids than keeping them in shape. It is a practice that can center their body and mind as a whole. Essentially, their minds can use as much physical exercise as their body. Bench pressing 50 pounds in a short amount of time isn’t necessarily going to help them cram for the […]

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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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Weekend Ways to Learn & Play: Easter Edition

Welcome to our Weekend Ways to Learn & Play, where we share useful, thought-provoking, and just plain exceptional family blogs posts from around the blogosphere. Happy Easter! When we think of Easter, what comes to mind? Bunnies, jelly beans, and a delicious spiral ham might be some of the first things that pop up. How about […]

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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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Camp Director Diaries: Camp Tawonga

Camp Tawonga has been a leader in Jewish camping since 1925. They offer a variety of different programs for campers of all ages from traditional camp fun to teen leadership programs, all set in the beautiful Stanislaus National Forest. Teens can also embark on retreats to Israel, Canada, and other locations. We interviewed camp director Jamie Simon […]

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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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And the Winners of the Next Top Mom Bloggers Contest Are….

Photo by Flickr user ex.libris Are you ready? Hopefully you’re see the finalists list, checked out who’s in the running, and supported your favorites. As many readers and bloggers have told us, one of the best things about a contest like this is the opportunity to discover great new blogs to follow! So, make sure […]

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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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Wondering How to Teach Your Kids About Money? Try These Money Games

Do you question your children’s entertainment habits? See them taking the time to watch Ben 10 Ultimate Alien and play Diner Dash and the other internet games and wish they’d do something more fruitful? Most parents assume that online games and cartoons are bad for their kids. After all, they should be outside playing, right? […]

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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 […]