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Shortening Screen Time for the Summer

School’s out, summer’s in! Now that your kids no longer have homework and after-school activities to keep them busy all day, they finally have time to relax and have some fun.  However, their idea of a relaxing, fun time might just be staring at their laptop, phone, tablet, or TV all day. So how can […]

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Recipe Spotlight: Bliss Belly Kitchen

Bliss Belly Kitchen teaches kids to nourish their bodies and keep their minds healthy, happy, and fulfilled.

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Top Winners of $14,000 Business Grant Contest for Children’s Camp and Class Providers

Today, ActivityHero shares the results of the 2019 Business Grant Contest. Over the past few months, thousands of families have voted and submitted reviews for their favorite children’s camp and class providers. Community support helped eight businesses become finalists, and a panel of judges selected the grand prize winner. Contest finalists will each receive a […]

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Over 1,000 Summer Camp Scholarships Available Through ActivityHero’s Camp & Class Marketplace

Families can apply for financial aid to over 50 different summer camps on ActivityHero. For the first time, families who struggle to make ends meet can apply for multiple summer camp scholarships with ActivityHero’s simple online registration. Thanks to over 50 summer camps who are offering scholarship spots for underprivileged youth, over 1,000 weeks of […]

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Recipe Spotlight: The Culinary Dude

The Culinary Dude, Scott Davis, shares with us a fresh and simple summer salad recipe to try along with your kids.

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A News Podcast Just for Kids: KidNuz

While you shuttle the kids to and from school and their activities, podcasts are a great way to be entertained or learn something new. KidNuz is a daily news podcast for kids and we had a chance to ask one of their founders, Stephanie Kelmar, about their inspiration. What is KidNuz and how long has […]

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Recipe Spotlight: A Little Yumminess

Here’s a recipe from Stacie Dong and Simran Singh of A Little Yumminess that will get you cooking with your kids and getting them to try a few new flavors.

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The Origins of your Favorite Christmas Traditions

There are many popular traditions at Christmas, from gingerbread men to ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’. But where exactly did these traditions come from?

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Building Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence in Children

Natalie is a high school teenager who believes she is not smart enough. Her parents noticed her self-esteem is low and want to help her regain her confidence. Stories like Natalie’s are not uncommon in today’s high achieving environment.  Students may be influenced by their classmates and their perception that a subject is hard or […]

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Top Winners of $15,000 Business Grant Contest for Children’s Camp and Class Providers

Project Ember and Rock Band Land Win Top Prizes ActivityHero today shared the results of the 2018 Business Grant Contest. Over the course of three months, families voted for over 1,300 children’s camp and class providers. These votes helped nine businesses become finalists, and a panel of three judges selected the grant winners. Project Ember, […]

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5 Organizing Hacks Perfect for Back to School

Back to school means an influx of after-school activities and lots of ‘stuff’. Here are a few ideas to keep your family organized.

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7 Clever Ways to Keep Kids Cool on Hot Days

The best summertime activities help your kids beat the heat while having a blast. Here are 7 fun ideas to try out!

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ActivityHero Grant Contest Top 10 Leaderboard

An update on the current Leaderboard in the ActivityHero Grant Contest. With thousands of votes and hundreds of new reviews posted over the past few weeks, ActivityHero families are helping increase the odds that their favorite camp, class and activity providers will win a share of over $15,000 in cash and prizes in the ActivityHero […]

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Choosing Sports for Kids: 8 Ways Parents Can Help

When kids start to express an interest in sports, it might be hard to know where to start. How do you know if your child is a Steph Curry or a Serena Williams? Here’s some ways you can help kids find the right sport for them. 1. Child’s activity level Is your child constantly running […]

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Swim Lessons for Kids: 4 Reasons Every Child Should Learn

Swim safely this summer! Learn to recognize the 5 danger signs of drowning and find out how swim lessons promote safety, self-confidence, and more. By The ActivityHero Team Swimming is great way for kids to beat the summer heat. Before you hit the beach or pool, first teach children how to be safe in or […]