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There are so many considerations to make when looking out for the wellbeing of your child. Of course you want them to develop good academic habits and a curious mind. You want to make sure they stay active and eat healthy. However, smaller moments are just as crucial to your child’s development as these big picture goals. One such event is the family outing. Naturally, spending time with your...

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Planning your child’s birthday party can lead to angst, procrastination and dread. Perhaps you are one of the lucky few. Maybe party planning for a dozen fickle kids is your calling. For the rest of us, we’ll take any help we can get when it comes to preparing for a birthday extravaganza. Fear not, children’s birthday parties are planned all over the world every day. There’s a wealth of...

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Whether you’re a kid or an adult, we all have those lethargic starts to a morning. You wake up less-than-ready to greet the day. A stretch, a yawn, perhaps even a second bout of sleep precedes any real activity. It may be a few hours before you truly feel awake. Lethargy in the morning can lead to lethargy throughout the day. You don’t want to waste your own time feeling drowsy....

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From a distance, summer is incredible! Ice cream trucks, and longer days, and no school makes the entire season feel like a big vacation. Of course, that’s the imagery of summer. Once the first hundred-degree day rolls around though, the excitement can dwindle. Summer’s often better in theory than in practice. The oppressive heat can seem to drag on and on. You can’t let the weather totally derail your lifestyle, but safety is paramount. The...

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Everyone’s at the their best when they’re relaxed and comfortable. Of course, staying even-keel and calm is often easier said than done — especially for parents. You love your children, but their relentless activity and noise making can start to wear on you after a while. If you get stressed out, it’s because you care. However, you’ve got to be mindful of your mental health....

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Routines are great. Having a plan helps you move efficiently through your day. However, routines can also get boring. A shake up to the normal order of operations can offer a refreshing experience — a new perspective. For children, there is perhaps no greater shake up than the field trip. This special event earns its name because it involves leaving the confines of class and exploring the world...

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Summer brings with it its own host of special, seasonal activities. Some things are just plain better when the weather turns hot. Ice cream and days at the pool necessitate a humid, sizzling atmosphere. However, warm summer days aren’t always a recipe for fun. High temperatures bring with them their own set of risks. Heat exhaustion and dehydration won’t just ruin your day, these are potentially dangerous conditions that can have long term...

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Kids love to play, and that’s no accident. It’s not the anarchy that makes recess a favorite amongst school-age children, but the freedom to create and be active. (A little midday recess for adults at office jobs would go a long way!) To maintain a rigorous academic schedule, free-play time can often get left on the shelf. As kids get older, recess is sacrificed for study time. While skills like reading comprehension and critical thinking are...

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Perfect children’s birthday parties don’t happen often. They’re rare, and that’s what makes them so special. Nation-wide, we might see just a couple perfect birthday parties a season. A great party thrower is lucky to even throw one perfect party in their career. Some of the all-time greats never throw one at all. No one can throw a perfect party for their child without help from their team,...

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There can be a surprising number of barriers standing between your family and fun. Schedules are tough to coordinate, but picking an activity that everyone agrees on can seem impossible. You need a venue that can accommodate the whole family. A place that provides a range of options will let members of your group decide what they want to do, without causing any shouting matches. Family entertainment...

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3 Must-Do Family Activities for This Summer.jpg

Summer is here. It’s the time when long days and the distant sounds of an ice cream truck make their way back into our lives. It’s the perfect time for trips and family outings. But with a wealth of options at your disposal, how do you decide which activities are worthy of your time? You don’t want to spend your vacation browsing, you want to spend it doing. The summer seems to come...

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Summer is here! School is out, the days are longer, and you’ve got the perfect chance to spend more time with your little ones. This is the season for fun day outings together. However, warm weather doesn’t guarantee a great time. In fact, when the weather heats up too much, it can ruin an outdoor event. You want to find a place that every member of your family can enjoy together. That’s why...

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Why Active Lifestyles Are So Important for Children.jpg

Adult life is often hectic. A packed schedule includes taking care of kids, work, and the house. It barely leaves time for yourself. We know exercise is important for our bodily and mental health, but it can often be the first priority to drop when our schedules get too busy. An active lifestyle is just as important for children as it is for adults. No matter how packed the slate becomes,...

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You Need to Diversify Your Child’s Summer Camp Slate.jpg

Summer represents a much-needed off season for teachers, and a return to your full-time entertainment duties. Keeping your child engaged, stimulated, and happy around the clock is a big ask. Of course you need a little help. Summer Camps are a great way to fill your child’s schedule with entertaining and enriching experiences. It also relieves some of the burden from yourself. However,...

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It may sound like a statement straight from the mouth of Captain Obvious, but “play” is one of the most essential components to a child’s development. In an effort to stimulate children and enrich their educational experience, a focus on academics and studying often takes the forefront. Of course work ethic and good habits are vital principles to establish at an early age. However, so too is the ability to entertain one’s self. At its best,...

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Planning Your Child’s Birthday Doesn’t Have to Ruin Your Life.jpg

Of course you’re excited for your child’s birthday — to see the joy on their face as they finally get to celebrate their anticipated special occasion. However, then comes the party, and more specifically, planning the party. While it’s an unbridled thrill for your child, it most often means a lot of work on your end. The stress of coordinating activities and a location and a day can get overwhelming. You want to put together an outstanding...

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