Rafting The Colorado Experience Of A Lifetime

Grand canyon river trips

Can you see yourself going down the Colorado River on a raft, enjoying the fresh air and the grandeur of the Grand Canyon? River raft trips are one of a kind adventures, perfect for nature-loving families, campers and groups of all kinds and ages.

White water rafting through the Grand Canyon is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
for ages eight to 80. The Paiute Indian name for it – “Kaibab” – translates as “mountain lying down” or “mountain turned upside down.” And the distinctive creamy white Kaibab limestone surface is where the park’s five million visitors stand to take in the panoramic view of the canyon. White water rafting has

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Why Your Child’s Toys Could Affect Their Future

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Studies have shown that the earliest years are the most critical for childhood development. While there is no clear rule, development begins to slow down after around age six; by age eight a child’s brain reaches 90% of its adult weight. Although there are a variety of schools and programs guaranteeing early childhood education options, there are a number of resources parents can use to provide a stimulating environment for their children to learn in.

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As adults, we sometimes forget how amazing the world that we live in is: we have five senses that we take for granted. Infants on the other hand are just now experiencing that world through their senses. For this reason, providing a stimulating environment full of colors, shapes, textures, smells, sounds, and flavors has been shown t

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Here’s Why So Many Parents are Going Back to the Basics with Magnetic Toys

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In a world where most kids have a tablet or smartphone by the time they’re five years old, many parents are afraid that their children will miss out on the experience of playing with actual toys. Sometimes it can feel as if there is no toy on the market for children that doesn’t feature bright screens and in-app purchases.

Fortunately, there are still fun and educational toys for children that don’t require a charger. Magnetic toys are quickly becoming the go-to option for parents looking to enrich their child’s play time, and for good reason.

Magnetic construction sets allow children to develop important spacial recognition, math skills, and plenty of other important aspects of learning. Magnetic toys have no “final l

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Why Mixed Martial Arts Has Captured America’s Attention

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Forget Football, Baseball and Basketball. It is Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) that has now captured the heart of the nation. According to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association (SFIA), there were over 2,2 million core MMA for Fitness participants in the U.S. over the age of 13.

Given that only a third of children get some sort of physical exercise every day and only 5% of adults participate in at least half an hour of physical activity daily, the rise in participation in MMA can only be a good thing. Participation across all forms of martial arts differs, but is growing. Over 18 million Americans took part in karate or another martial art at least once in the last year. Over 28% of adults surveyed did martial arts activities “every chance I can”, and among teenagers, a quarter of boys and over 20% of t

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