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After-school activities: Win 1 month of free classes

The kids are headed back to school which means time to settle back into a routine. You may be looking at options to figure out what activities your child might be passionate about this year. Is your child a Michael Jordan or a Mozart or a Madam Curie? Would karate be the best thing for […]

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Sports Supermoms in the Spotlight

Parents of Olympians

As the Olympics continue on in London, coverage has been focused on some sports heroes more prominently than in years previous – the mothers of the athletes in all of their screaming, gasping and whooping glory. NBC, the exclusive primetime network broadcasting the games, has received plenty of bad press. From limiting online viewing to […]

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Olympian Moms

Sometimes you CAN have it all – as proven by the multitude of athletes that are not only Olympians but parents as well. Balancing motherhood and elite sports is no easy feat – but these women have made it look easy. Kerri Walsh Gold medalist Walsh is well known for her awesome beach volleyball victories, […]

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Budgeting for Extracurriculars: What’s the Right Amount to Spend?

Kids participate in summer camps and after school programs year round. While family schedules certainly vary by region, one thing seems to be true throughout – kids are busier than ever before, and in turn pocketbooks are being stretched further and further. Between camp, swim lessons, sports team tryouts, art, music and field trips – […]

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Power to the Mommies: Who says we can’t have it all?

No matter where you look lately, you can’t help hearing the buzz about Marissa Mayer, former Google exec turned Yahoo CEO. Hey, any news that puts powerful females in a positive light is good news to me. The bigger news that was released shortly afterward is that she is six months pregnant and plans to […]

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Just a Mom

“I couldn’t do it, I would get too bored.” “What do you do with all that free time?” “I would miss my job too much, I like having a separate life.” These are just a few of the comments I’ve received in response to my decision to stay home and raise my son. I never […]

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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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10 Summer Activities that will Satisfy Bored Kids AND your Wallet

Summer: the ultimate free-for-all. Instead of being entertained and engaged for 5 to 8 straight hours every day, kids are now looking to you with those big eyes that say “I’m bored.” Here’s some fun and thrifty ideas to beat summer boredom that will keep both your kids and wallet happy. Make a tire swing […]

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20 Do’s and Don’ts When Your Child Is Bullied

DO tell your child it’s not their fault. When someone is put down repeatedly they are likely to begin thinking something is really wrong with them. A bully often chooses a target at random and sticks to victims that react in the way that they desire. Assure your child know that it is not their […]

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Kids and Money: 10 Ways to Help Them Jive

1. Lead by Example It’s a fact that most Americans are in debt. Sometimes it is not easy to avoid, especially once you have your own family. Set a good financial example by living within your means; if you can’t afford a new television don’t buy one. Your kids won’t care about shiny new toys […]

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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 Shenanigans Contest

Calling All Activity Adventurers! Are you the mom of a boisterous boy or a day dreaming little diva? We have a meme contest for you! Send us Facebook-worthy snapshots of your kids caught in the act of summer shenanigans and your photo could be  inducted into the Activity Hero Hall of Miniheros. The Grand Prize […]

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Bay Area Moms: Things to do with your Kids this Weekend (April 6th- 8th)

Looking for something to do in the bay area this weekend? There are plenty of happening (or should we say “hop”pening?) events all around the bay with Easter just around the corner! April 2-6 San Francisco First Thursday Free Admission Day – come check out the Pez Museum in Burlingame, which includes plenty of oddities […]