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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 […]

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7 Ways Music Lessons Help Kids Excel

Looking to avoid summer brain drain? A music-loving mom shares her personal research into 7 impressive benefits associated with music lessons. Drumroll, please! By Katie Femia One, two, three, four … With all of the counting and time signatures, it makes sense that learning a musical instrument can help strengthen a child’s ability to do […]

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Must-See Museums from the Midwest to the West Coast

When traveling with children, it is always fun to scout out interesting places to take them. Children love to learn and see new things. Museums offer an educational experience and a chance to form fond memories as a family. From the Midwest to the West coast here are some must-see museums for families: Chicago Museum […]

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5 Fast & Fun Rainy Day Play Plans for All Ages

Rather than letting rain put a damper on your plans, why not teach your kids to relish the bad weather as an opportunity for indoor fun and games? Too often, when plans fall apart, kids end up in front of the TV, computer or with a video game controller in their hand. Instead of moping, […]