Archives for June, 2016

June 30, 2016

One evening, while hunched over my desk, my son, Roy, took out an old instrument from one of the desk drawers and asked with amazement, “What is this?” “A stethoscope,” I answered. more >

June 30, 2016

Kids gear for all their activities can add up to a lot of money! Save with this sale on gymnastics gear today. more >

June 29, 2016

On an early morning drive to see animals in the wild, Coco loses her balance, falls off the back of the jeep and finds herself all alone in the African bush. An odd-looking wild dog with sticking-up ears comes to her rescue, and our unlikely duo embarks on an exhilarating adventure to reunite Coco with her family. more >

June 28, 2016

Steve is a player who can find an adventure to be had every day. However a new adventure has found its way to him. Day-to-day life in Minecraft is beginning to become speckled with strange occurrences. Half-built homes, leafless trees, overpowered mobs and unknown entities only scratch the surface of the bizarre events Steve will encounter. Along the way, he guided by cryptic notes left by an anonymous player. Impossible, he thinks. Steve only plays in single player. Is this all the work of a hacker or something else? Journey with Steve to uncover the truth behind these mysteries, and discover what it truly means to be a hero. more >

June 27, 2016

It's the first day of summer and Piper Perwinkle knows just what to do. A picnic in the park! more >

June 26, 2016

Follow Maggie’s hilarious adventures over one school year. She gets the worst part ever in the school play, her world record attempt goes disastrously wrong and as for her act in the talent show, well, let's just say she doesn't expect underpants to fly out of her trumpet and land on the judge’s face! more >

June 25, 2016

HOW LITTLE LEIGH MADE FRIENDS is a delightfully illustrated story about a little girl who, like many children, suffers from shyness and lack of self-confidence. She has no friends and finds herself alone walking to and from school and even at school, until she comes upon a mirror that becomes her friend. more >

June 24, 2016

Featuring waldorf-style illustrations and depictions of families of all shapes, sizes and colors, this book gets kids talking about their own family while opening their eyes to the fact that even though families don’t always look the same, they all share one special thing—love. more >

June 23, 2016

Join the S.A.V.E. Squad—Sunny, Aneta, Vee, and Esther—as the four sixth-grade girls, with nothing in common but their differences, come together through the rescue of a Basset Hound they dub Wink and form a plan to benefit stray dogs and place them in “forever homes.” more >

June 22, 2016

Following a long winter and a dreary spring, the sun has returned and that means one thing – it’s time to head to the beach! Join three kids on their beach adventure as they experience the joys of everything from swimming to sandcastles to kites to ice cream – it’s all there! more >

June 21, 2016

The main lesson to be gained after reading this book is best expressed in this inspirational quote by the great Greek Philosopher Socrates, “If what you want to say is neither true, nor good or kind, nor useful or necessary, please don’t say anything at all.” more >

June 20, 2016

Wimbley is a curious preschool boy who can't help wondering what will happen if he... When Wimbley gets to wondering, there's no telling what sort of trouble he'll get into next. more >

June 18, 2016

This is a triumphant tale of one brontosaurus, eleven vegetables, two best friends and achieving your dreams. more >

June 18, 2016

Enjoy some laughs with Dad in honor of Father's Day this year! Enter to win tickets to "The Mandatory Tour" at Portsmouth Pavilion! more >

June 17, 2016

Harry is a little boy with a big imagination. One day, a simple game of "don't step on the hot lava" turns into an adventure he'll never forget! more >

June 17, 2016

Our friends at VBHotDeals have a great discount for Slide The City in Hampton this August! more >

June 16, 2016

Kindergarten enrollment event in Chesapeake, Virginia. more >

June 15, 2016

The Mariners' Museum is kicking off their Maritime Adventure Camps in July and we have a FREE Week of Mini-Mariners Half-Day Camp for one lucky Family! more >

June 15, 2016

Save on clothing & accessories for your little cheerleaders! more >

June 14, 2016

From lions and frogs and sand grouse and lumpsuckers and golden jackals to rheas, orangutans, penguins, marmosets, jacanas, wolves, seahorses, and children – all have fathers and they are worth honoring. more >

June 14, 2016

This summer STEM Camps at Virginia Air & Space Center including themes of aviation, rockets, robotics, flight lab and more. more >

June 12, 2016

Do special needs for one mean less love for another? This is the question explored in this short children's story of three zoo animals. They learn that being equally loved doesn't necessarily mean that they're treated the exact same. Rather, true love is expressed when each animal gets what they need. more >

June 11, 2016

Sleep, Baby, Sleep is a classic lullaby paired with enchanting images of families from around the world. Illustrations and text lead little ones into dreamland and this book is a lovely bedtime story for children. more >

June 10, 2016

A great program for low cost swimming lessons for local children in Hampton Roads, VA. more >

June 9, 2016

Military Families will celebrate the end of another school year and get to participate in a variety of sports/fitness activities all under one roof. There will also be a bounce house, kids' playground and many other fun family activities. more >

June 8, 2016

Enter to WIN a copy of "The Adventures of Melvin Walker - Melvin Goes To The Ballpark" by local HRVA author Myron Campbell! more >

June 7, 2016

Jimmy the little bunny doesn’t start off knowing how to ride a two-wheeler bike like his big brothers. In fact, sometimes he gets teased for it. When Dad shows Jimmy how not to be afraid to try something new, that’s when the fun begins. more >

June 6, 2016

“My name is Tippy, and I was hoping that you could help me get to sleep. I have been awake for days because I just can’t fall asleep,” Kimothin is told in Amanda Bannikov’s children’s book, The Sleepy Dragon. more >

June 3, 2016

Mandy Harper, one of the meanest girls ever, viciously ruled the school. She decided who was in and who was out. At least until Kayla Littlebe started standing up to her. But one day Mandy found out she might need glasses. Would she still be able to rule the school or would her new glasses help her see the error of her ways? more >

June 2, 2016

In the town of Tandumtoo, someone forgot to say ‘Thank you.’ Eh gad! It seems to be an unwritten law in Tandumtoo to respond to any kindness by saying ‘Thank you.’ That means when someone does something nice for you, or says something nice to you, or offers to help you, and especially when someone gives you something. And that was the case here when one of the residents, Willy Saladheimer, gave a newcomer to town one of his tandumberries and the man did not say ‘Thank you.’ Oh the ruckus this started! more >

June 2, 2016

Our advertising partners at Sylvan of Chesapeake have a special offer for MyActiveChild Families. more >

June 1, 2016

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