Archives for January, 2016

January 31, 2016

There are many ways we express our love. Whether you are someone's Lovebug or Peanut, no matter the name, it comes from a place of love. Read about the fun, silly, and cute names we call the ones we love! more >

January 30, 2016

Baseball fans! For a limited time (through Feb 5th) you can purchase DISCOUNTED tickets to the ODU Baseball Game against UVA on April 26, 2016. more >

January 30, 2016

It is that time again! Sign up now for Step Up For The Up Center! more >

January 29, 2016

If you want an amazing children's story, jam-packed with suspense, excitement and great life lessons for your child... then look no farther!! Lucky is a little lion cub who has an itch for adventure and mystery. You'll meet some amazing animals on your journey through the African Jungle, make great friends and have lots and lots of laughter. So what are you waiting for?! more >

January 29, 2016

Families to Families is offering a 6 week ASL class to parents/teachers/friends of deaf children beginning February 10, 2016. more >

January 27, 2016

“Soccer Sami and the Big Meanie Coach” is the story of an enthusiastic little hippo named Sami, who loves to play soccer. She joins her friends on a young girls soccer team only to be bullied by a big meanie coach. The coach only cares about winning so he never plays Sami…until he has to…in the championship game. See how - with friends, family and determination - Sami wins the day…in more ways than one. It’s got a few laughs…it’s got a few tears…it’s even got a bit of soccer. It’s a charming kids soccer book about sportsmanship, teamwork and compassion for everyone from toddlers to young readers. more >

January 27, 2016

The New Muse Writers Center is holding their Grand Opening Ceremony this Saturday with tours, readings, songwriting performance and more. more >

January 26, 2016

Hey there, my name is Buster. I love to go, go, go! Running and playing are my two favorite things. I’m looking for a an active family looking for a fun-loving dog. more >

January 26, 2016

There are a lot of princesses in the world. There are so many that a person could name one for each letter of the alphabet! more >

January 25, 2016

Square Zair Pair is a children's picture book about embracing our differences. The story takes place in the magical land of Hanamandoo, a place where square and round Zairs live. Zairs do all things in pairs, one round with one square. But one day when two square Zairs pair for the first time, the others reject them before realizing different pairs of Zairs make their village stronger. more >

January 25, 2016

Attention Target shoppers! Here are some of the current discounts on child & family related items at Target! more >

January 25, 2016

Another incentive for the kids to read this winter... Hampton Roads Winter Reading Programs! more >

January 23, 2016

This inspiring tale tells the story of a young boy named Kyle who one day, out on a walk with his mother, offers his beaming smile to a sad stranger who immediately smiles back. Later that day, the same stranger makes the mighty decision to pay it forward to his former teacher which causes a domino effect of positivity from there. Follow Kyle on his adventure to spread positivity and happiness with a single smile and see how it brings joy to those around him. more >

January 23, 2016

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is coming to Chrysler Hall February 2-4, 2016 and there is a current ticket discount! more >

January 22, 2016

Children always have questions. In a subtle way, some of the basic questions children ask about cancer are answered in this charming story. Mrs. B Has Cancer is a non-threatening way for children to gently learn about the realities of those dealing with cancer. It is also a book that can easily be read aloud as a discussion starter. more >

January 21, 2016

Do you want to give your child a head start towards lifelong wellness? Are you looking for a suitable physical activity that is safe, fun and beneficial for their bodily growth and mind development? Yoga—that ancient body-mind practice that originated from the East—is a great tool to help children achieve these. more >

January 21, 2016

Military Families, there is some Active Fun planned over the next few months - the first Free Family Fun Night event kicks off tonight! more >

January 20, 2016

Giveaway! We have teamed up with Rover.com to offer a great Family Date Day/Night with dog walking included. more >

January 20, 2016

A nice offer for savings on the upcoming performance of CINDERELLA from SevenVenues! more >

January 19, 2016

We have ANOTHER ticket giveaway for one lucky MyActiveChild.com Family! more >

January 18, 2016

“But Aren’t I Lucky That…” is a fantastically illustrated children’s book that helps kids learn to find and celebrate the positive as they work through everyday challenges. By using evidence-based concepts from Positive Psychology, Dr. Beech weaves an enjoyable story that guides readers through easy to apply tools that foster happiness, optimistic thinking and resiliency. more >

January 18, 2016

For those of you interested in trying out Life of Fred, Educents has many of them on sale right now... I know many homeschool families love this series! more >

January 17, 2016

This is a cute look and find book for children: Ages 5-older. Enjoy searching for the characters and their items. It is an activity book for children good for hours of fun! more >

January 17, 2016

This weekend new subscribers can save BIG when they sign up for Amazon Prime! more >

January 17, 2016

This week we bring you a sweet girl named Pompei! Please share with other animal loving families who may be just the right fit for Pompei's FURever home! more >

January 16, 2016

"You forgot the mail??" The king yelled at the snail. But the snail stayed as calm as could be. He was not afraid of the king, you see. He knew where the gift was; he knew what to do. The monsters learned that patience pays off too. more >

January 15, 2016

Monkey and Rabbit are the jungle’s unlikely best friends, and they are inseparable. But after an accident, Rabbit becomes distant from Monkey. But Monkey isn’t going to let this friendship go. more >

January 14, 2016

In this book you will meet Brady, a bat who oddly has a terrible fear of the dark. This poses quite a dilemma for a creature that sleeps in a dark cave and comes out to play at night. Learn how Brady discovers a creative way to solve this problem...with a little help from some friends. more >

January 13, 2016

If your family was formed by adoption take a moment to check out this upcoming program! more >

January 12, 2016

One little buggy, Sailing through the sky. Can you guess what it is? It is a butterfly! more >

January 11, 2016

Brother and sister James and Mandy are spending a winter weekend at a cabin with their lively German shepherd, Rosco. Rosco has never experienced snow before and now he will get the chance to romp around in it, high in the mountains. The kids will build snowmen and brave a steep sledding hill. But will a mysterious visitor bring trouble? And will Rosco’s curious nature spoil the weekend for the kids, or will it save the day? Find out in this heartwarming, wintry, family adventure. more >

January 11, 2016

If you live in Portsmouth or Virginia Beach and have a child ages 0-18 your child may be eligible for the FAMIS health insurance program. more >

January 11, 2016

Enter to Win a Family 4 Pack of tickets to MacArthur On Ice and 20 tickets to Winter Carnival! more >

January 10, 2016

Right now you can take advantage of a Discount to see "Peter Rabbit Tales" at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts! The show takes place on January 16, 2016 at 3pm. more >

January 9, 2016

Jack Ryan is an eight-year-old boy obsessed with playing video games! Tired of her son's constant game playing, Jack's mother tells him to go find something else to do. Jack follows his little sister Zoey into her homemade blanket tent. Zoey tells Jack that the blanket tent is not really a tent, but is rather a SECRET sparkly cave! At first Jack doesn't believe her, but then...very slowly...the tent turns into a cave! Join Jack and Zoey as they embark on a wild adventure that takes them out of the cave, underwater, and up into the stars! more >

January 8, 2016

It's winter in the wood, and young Cyril is heading out to dig up some nuts to eat. When he reaches the spot he buried them in, though, he doesn't find what he expects. It looks like someone has got there before him... more >

January 8, 2016

A nice ACTIVE offer from Musselman’s Applesauce - a FREE Game of Family Bowling! more >

January 8, 2016

Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is offering an open house weekend event which opens up the recreation centers for you to attend classes and activities for FREE. more >

January 8, 2016

If you live in Norfolk there is currently a community survey available to give feedback about what is important to you in areas of health, and quality of life in Norfolk. more >

January 5, 2016

An adventure of courage, self-discovery and realizing being different, can be just the right thing. more >

January 4, 2016

This inspiring tale tells the story of The Farmer's Water Buckets in which one of the watering buckets unfortunately breaks. From then on, the broken bucket feels sad about not living to the expectations of others and not being able to help the farmer like he used to before he got broke. more >

January 4, 2016

This Free Class for Parents and Teens is offered in Norfolk, VA. more >

January 3, 2016

The YMCA is having a great promotion for your active families! more >

January 2, 2016

MacArthur Center is back with some great family fun this holiday season. The ice skating rink at 'MacArthur On Ice' is now open, and the outdoor Winter Carnival is underway! We have several giveaways coming up for MyActiveChild.com families, welcome to Giveaway Week #6! more >

January 2, 2016

Oliver and Grandpa explore the farms wintery landscape to learn snow’s sound. Our small hero learns to confront fear and delight in nature. While walking, Grandpa experiences the joy of snow through his grandson’s eyes. Together they find more than the sound of snow. more >

January 2, 2016

This easy-to-follow guide is appropriate for parents of any skill level and backyards of any size. more >

January 2, 2016

A nice opportunity for educators in Hampton Roads to check out how local museum programming can compliment planned curriculum. more >

January 2, 2016

Enjoy this family focused historical experience this January at the Francis Land House! more >

January 1, 2016

Fred is a small ladybug who just doesn’t want to go to sleep. One evening, when it is time to say good night again, he takes off. A great kid's adventure story your children will love! more >

January 1, 2016

Do your kids LOVE Bugs? Mine do! Don't miss the BIG BUGS Exhibit that is now open at The Virginia Living Museum. more >

 
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