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4 Ways to Get Your Child Started with Coding

Computer programming isn’t just for college students and hackers. Here are four engaging ways to get your kids started with coding. By Ashley Wang It’s pretty clear by now that technology is a force to be reckoned with. Tech companies are ever-growing and demand for programmers has never been higher. Computers dominate our lives right […]

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Extra Drivers to Help With Kids’ Drop-Off and Pick-Up

Now there are several different “kids’ Uber” services to help drive kids to their after-school programs, classes and lessons. Busy families can get an extra driver or have a backup their weekly carpool.

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Fun Columbus Day Camps in the San Francisco Bay Area

Columbus Day & Indigenous People’s Day is coming up and you know what that means… kids have a long weekend and are looking for something to do! Skip the TV and the mall this year and give them a new and exciting experience. From sports to coding, there are many school holiday camps for your […]

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Be a Hero: Review Your Favorite Camps!

It’s the perfect FREE way to say thanks to your kids’ favorite camp counselors and activity instructors. And with these tips, it’s easy, too

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Summer Camps for Teens

Discover summer camp options (and alternatives) that are perfect for teenagers. From sports camps to robot camps, volunteering to leadership training…

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Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

Want a special way to celebrate Mother’s Day with your family? Get the kids in the kitchen to help cook these homemade brunches mom will love.

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Surprising Secrets About Summertime Sibling Wars

Kids getting on each other’s nerves … and yours? Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D., a registered clinical psychologist, shares insights that can help restore peace.

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5 Gift Ideas for After School Teachers & Camp Counselors

Looking for the perfect last-minute present for your kids’ favorite instructors? Here, 5 clever ideas that will melt their heart without breaking the bank.

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3 Unplugged Crafts for 4th of July

Looking for something crafty (but easy!) to try with your kids to celebrate the 4th of July? Here are three colorful patriotic-themed crafts we love. By Margo Bayne My kids have been at camp doing lots of fun crafts and I wanted to continue the momentum through the long weekend. Here are some of my […]

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Wheel Kids Expands to Walnut Creek

If your child needs a boost in learning how to ride a bike or just wants to hit the road and discover cool trails and destinations, Wheel Kids is the camp for them! The program started in San Francisco, but popular demand has spurred locations in Palo Alto and now Walnut Creek at Larkey Park. […]

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Grow Without the Dirt – Gardening Indoors With Kids

With spring on the horizon, most of us start to plan our garden. At least here in my Chicago suburban home, planning our summer garden is one of the ways that our family survives the final push of winter weather. I can make it through any random April (or May!) snowstorm if I know that […]

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7 Unique Birthday Party Ideas

Your child is special so why shouldn’t his birthday be just as special? When celebrating with friends and family at your home, you can make it themed like a birthday party place. With a little creativity, coming up with unique birthday party ideas can be super easy and super cheap. Most of the party idea decorations can […]

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Create a Boredom-Busting Spring Break Bucket List!

Staying home for spring break? Use these tips to create a “Break-Time Bucket List” that will challenge your family to expand their horizons!

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Is Your Kid Addicted to Minecraft? Here’s Why You Should Learn to Play Too

My 12 year old son loves Minecraft and plays almost every day online either solo or with friends. And when he’s not building or adventuring, he’s watching YouTube videos of others playing and building. Seems like an addiction, right? That depends on your perspective. I have to say that I thought his hours of Minecraft […]

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Making Your Own Music

Brief History of Music Music may very well have existed even before man. The first musical instrument was likely to have been a hollowed out stick that one could blow through to make sound. There are 6 major periods of Western Music: Middle Ages (400-1400)- This period consisted of mostly chants and church music. Some […]