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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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Learning Games for Kids: Turn Off the TV and Turn on the Brain

Amidst the quickening pace of daily living and the ever-expanding influence of technology in our children’s lives, it’s easy to see how “family time” could become a thing of the past. Where we once spent time with our siblings and parents, in today’s rapid society we are often so focused on what’s happening next (or […]

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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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Camp Director Spotlight: Wanderers Camp

Wanderers Camp in the San Fransisco Bay Area offers 5-7 day sleep-away camps, day camps, and backpacking trips, for kids grades 2-8. While kids at other SF Bay area camps are stuck in one place, these campers spend their days touching tide pool starfish, finding huckleberries, spotting tule elk, playing among the redwoods, rock climbing […]

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5 Tips for Getting Your Children Excited About Kids Sports

Photo by Flickr user VensPaperie These days, it can be pretty tough to get kids to do something as simple and engaging as playing kids sport. Though it seems slightly crazy, throwing a ball around or running around with friends will often take second place to video games, TV, cell phones, and the internet. Many […]

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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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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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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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San Francisco Camps to Keep Your Kids Active Over the Winter Holidays

Are the kids looking for something fun to do during the holiday break over Christmas and New Years? Check out some of these fun winter camps for kids in the San Francisco area! Cooking ‘Round the World Winter Camp, Oakland & Alameda. Kids discover America’s deliciously different regions by cooking & eating! Campers go home […]

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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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Kid tech / parenting tech meetup recap

Recap of the kid/parenting tech meetup co-hosted by ActivityHero and 500Startups on 11/07/12 Over 70 early stage startups working on parenting and kid focused technology, and the awesomely knowledgeable panel who came to enlighten these 70 startups on distribution techniques, together rocked the house. The only fly in the ointment, I discovered later, was that […]

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5 Gratitude Activities for Kids on Veterans Day –

To some it’s just another holiday on the calendar like Presidents Day or Memorial Day: we put out the flag and maybe have a barbecue celebrating our freedom from the office or school for the day. But to some families like ours, Veterans Day is a big deal. By Sarah Antrim My husband is an Iraq […]

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5 Tips for Fun & Safe Trick-or-Treating

Halloween means a lot of things: carving pumpkins, decorating the house, dressing up. But for kids, Halloween means one thing –– CANDY. Written by Sarah Antrim Trick-or-treating is clearly the highlight of this holiday for most kids, I know it was for me when I was that age! To make the most of the holiday, […]