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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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Distribution tips for mobile apps

Satyajit Sahu is founder of iRewardChart, an iphone and android app that helps parents keep track of their child’s behavior and reward them appropriately. The app was featured on NBC’s Today Show, CNET, CNN and several other national media outlets. The app was recommended by Apple as a parenting essential and won the Best Parenting App award two years […]

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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, […]

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ProCamps Giveaway Winner Review

Last month we ran a contest to win a father and son weekend camp sponsored by ProCamps with NBA star Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and his father, former NBA star Dell Curry. The weekend-long camp held in San Francisco gave attendees the chance to meet the stars and learn first-hand some basketball […]

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Social Networking: Use It to Enrich Your Child’s Life

Social networking is all around us and often replaces face-to-face interaction in many instances. Even small children need to live a practically isolated existence to not know what Facebook is. Rather than shield your children from internet socializing, you can use it to positively teach them about the world around them. The end result often […]

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Activities that Teach Kids Empathy & Compassion

From sports leagues to community centers, there are plenty of things demanding your family’s attention. Children today tend to have jam packed schedules with plenty of kids’ activities available to them. While we are fortunate enough to afford our children plenty of avenues to broaden their horizons, at times we forget to remind them how fortunate they […]

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Be the Best–Learn from the Best!

Hey Dad, do you get so pumped for sports games that you can’t help but get your family excited too? Does your idea of a family outing include matching jerseys and hot dogs? We’ve got a treat for you! We are giving away a weekend camp with NBA father and son stars Dell and Stephen Curry! […]