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Jump Start Sports gave my kids a week to remember!

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My kids who are 8, 6 and 4 were able to attend one of Jump Start Sports Summer Camps the other week. They absolutely loved it!

Here are some of the things they said throughout the week:

“I don’t want to go home!”

“Wow! It wasn’t boring at all!” (That was at the close of the first day)

“Do we have to leave now?”

“Can we go back next week?”

“Can we pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease come back next year?”

“I loved learning all the different sports!”

“I made a new friend today, Mom!”

“We did SO much fun stuff today!”

They offered unique sports camps for children ages 4 – 12. They were fun-oriented and highly instructional for the novice while more advanced players learned more advanced concepts and were coached at their ability and level of understanding. The relaxed and nurturing atmosphere enabled the children to learn, grow, make friends, and have a meaningful summer experience.

My kids attended the Olympics and Junior Olympics Sports Camps. Children ages 4-12 have a blast learning about and playing a wide variety of sports in a nurturing environment.

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The Olympic theme is presented throughout, with campers selecting a country, creating a flag for their country, and competing in events and games.

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The week ended with a “Closing Ceremony” and “Presentation of Medals.”

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Discounts and giveaways at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

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Play is on Sale!!! The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh has great discounts, giveaways and fantastic theme days.
There’s lots of creative, fun and educational exhibits to explore throughout the Children’s Museum … in fact, Play Is On Sale! this Summer at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh!
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Enjoy Museum admission discounts* and giveaways every day of the week through August 29, 2014.

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Fantasy Weekends (Saturdays & Sundays)
All Museum visitors dressed in a costume relating to the weekend’s theme receive $3 off admission:

Dress like a Movie Character – August 9-10

Dress like an Alien, Monster or Space Hero- August 16-17
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Dress like an Animal – August 23-24

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Member Mondays
Museum members park free (as space permits) and have a chance to win prizes. Learn the weekly prizes here.

T-Shirt Tuesdays
Free Museum t-shirt to the first 200 children visiting the Museum

Weather Wednesdays
Child admission for children 2 and up is based on that day’s forecasted high temperature for Pittsburgh, PA, by the National Weather Service, as forecasted at 5:00 pm the previous day
e.g. 73 degrees = $7 child admission, 87 degrees = $8 child admission, etc.

July 23: 84 degrees = $8 child admission

If purchasing tickets online, use code WEATHER when checking out to receive the discount

Throwback Thursdays
Child admission = $7 – the child admission price in 2004 when we opened the expanded Museum

If purchasing tickets online, use code THROWBACK when checking out to receive the discount

Hot Dog Friday
A free hot dog to the first 500 children visiting the Museum

*Play Is On Sale admission discounts (Weather Wednesdays, Throwback Thursdays and Fantasy Weekends) cannot be combined with other admission discounts.

Hours
10:00 am – 5:00 pm Every Day
Our Studio and MAKESHOP close at 4:30 pm daily.

Get more details here! https://pittsburghkids.org/sale

Save 20% on Label Daddy labels for Back to School

labeldaddySave 20% on Label Daddy labels for Back to School! Label Daddy is the number one solution for labeling your belongings! Remember to label all clothing, sports equipment and other personal belongings your kids bring to school, camp, sports leagues, day care, and other places. Label Daddy labels keep them from getting lost or mixed up with others.
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These labels are super durable peel-and-stick washable labels — they’re washer/dryer safe, microwave safe, dishwasher safe and UV resistant! Label Daddy labels are also fun and attractive. You design your own labels! Pick from tons of colors, sizes and logos, including Disney and Marvel characters, MLB, NBA, and NHL team logos, other sport and fun logos, and more. Our exclusive laminated coating gives labels an extra layer of protection and is a must for camp! These labels are made in the USA and shipped directly to you worldwide.

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Save 20% on your entire Label Daddy order – this is the best discount available anywhere. Use code USFAMILY20 at checkout. Go to: http://www.usfamily20.labeldaddy.com

 

Sandcastle was great for the entire family

Sandcastle_LogoLocated in Pittsburgh, PA, Sandcastle is 60-acres of water, family-fun that overlooks the beautiful Monongahela River. From the 15 waterslides, Tsunami Wave Pool, scenic Mushroom Pool, and a relaxing lazy river, there truly is something for everyone!

Photos courtesy of Sandcastle

Photos courtesy of Sandcastle

Sandcastle would be a great choice for a fun-filled family day to relax in the cool water, have fun on the slides and enjoy each others company. Whether you are local or coming from out of state, Sandcastle is a great choice for something to do this summer and is suitable for all ages.

We were fortunate to attend Sandcastle a few days ago and we all had a blast!

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My little ones enjoyed the kiddie slides and the wave pool. We could not get them to come out of the wave pool. My 4 year old was crazy in there! He loved every minute of those waves coming at him!

I was very impressed with the lifeguards on duty. They were very vigilant and were professional at every moment. Safety is the first thing I look at as a mother and I was immediately impressed. I felt very comfortable myself and for my family, knowing that they were always paying attention and very serious about the safety rules.

Look at these guys on the slides in Wet Willie’s.

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We even were able to experience the cabanas they have by the wave pool. It was very nice knowing that only those who have a cabana were back in that area. It was a great place for us to relax and eat our lunch.

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My oldest daughter and I enjoyed the waterslides. We first tried out Lightening Express and Blue Tubaluba. It took me a while to convince her to try Boardwalk Blasters and when she did, she was very proud of herself. We tried Thunder Run a few times and finished with Dragon’s Den where we both screamed at the thrill!

It was definitely a great day for the entire family. We were exhausted but with that kind of exhaustion that was reminiscent  of having  wonderful experience!

You can follow Sandcastle at:

Twitter: @SandcastlePGH

Facebook: www.facebook.com/SandcastleWaterpark

Instagram:@SandcastleWP

Photos courtesy of Sandcastle

Photos courtesy of Sandcastle

COUPON for $5.00 off the $31.99 regular admission price!

Go to Sandcastle’s online site HERE and in the top right corner, you can input the code: MOMBLOG14

Coupon expires 9/1/14.

Sandcastle is a fun family water park. Plus save on admission with a coupon!

Sandcastle_LogoLocated in Pittsburgh, PA, Sandcastle is 60-acres of water, family-fun that overlooks the beautiful Monongahela River.  From the 15 waterslides, Tsunami Wave Pool, scenic  Mushroom Pool, relaxing lazy river, and dive-in Movie Theater, there truly is something for everyone!

Photos courtesy of Sandcastle

Photos courtesy of Sandcastle

Sandcastle would be a great choice for a fun-filled family day to relax in the cool water, have fun on the slides and enjoy each others company.  Whether you are local or coming from out of state, Sandcastle is a great choice for something to do this summer and is suitable for all ages.

You can follow Sandcastle at:

Twitter: @SandcastlePGH

Facebook: www.facebook.com/SandcastleWaterpark

Instagram:@SandcastleWP

Photos courtesy of Sandcastle

Photos courtesy of Sandcastle

COUPON for $5.00 off the $31.99 regular admission price! 

Go to Sandcastle’s online site HERE and in the top right corner, you can input the code: MOMBLOG14

Coupon expires 9/1/14.

Pittsburgh, PA:Register your child for summer camp fun with Jump Start Sports!

3331Memorial Day is on MONDAY and school is winding down! NOW is the time to get those kids registered for summer camp fun — be sure to tell them you heard about their awesome programs here from My Kids’ Cool Mom! My kids (4, 6 and 8) cannot wait to attend camp and learn about a variety of sports.

Summer Camps
Unique sports camps for children ages 4 – 12. Jump Start Sports Camps are fun-oriented and highly instructional for the novice while more advanced players will learn more advanced concepts and will be coached at their ability and level of understanding. The relaxed and nurturing atmosphere enables children to learn, grow, make friends, and have a meaningful summer experience. Sports offered include baseball, basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, volleyball and more! These sports vary by area. Learn. Develop. Succeed!

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Preschool Sports Programs
Children ages 3 – 6 have a blast learning the fundamentals of sports from trained staff coaches (NOT coached by parents of participants). Players are put on teams and play games so that the children learn teamwork, game concepts, and sportsmanship. The first half of the classes focus on skill development using terminology and fun drills designed to teach these concepts to such young children. Programs offered include Hummingbirds Soccer, T-Birds T-Ball, Rookie League Coach Pitch Baseball, Little Hoop Stars Basketball, Mini-Mites Flag Football, and Deck Hockey. These programs provide a special experience for the whole family while children gain an appreciation of sports, specific knowledge and skill, an appreciation of team, and a boost in confidence. Learn. Develop. Succeed!

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Youth Sports Programs
Children of all experience and skill levels improve fundamentals and learn about new sports in these fun oriented programs led by trained staff coaches (NOT coached by parents of participants). Players meet one day a week and are taught skills and fundamentals they will need to succeed in more competitive programs. Then they practice what they have learned in games that teach game concepts, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Sports offered include Introductory Lacrosse, Flag Football, Fall Baseball, Hoop Stars Basketball, Deck Hockey, Beginner/Intermediate Tennis, and Introductory Volleyball. Learn. Develop. Succeed!
Pittsburgh Area Locations:

  • Brentwood
  • Greensburg
  • Hempfield
  • Monroeville
  • Moon
  • Ohio Township
  • Penn Hills

Find out more at www.jumpstartsports.com or email us at info@jumpstartsports.com
Follow us on Twitter @JSSPittsburgh and Facebook – Jump Start Sports Pittsburgh
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Coobie Seamless Bras are amazingly comfortable!

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I was given the wonderful opportunity to try out two of these amazing bras! I was so excited about how quickly they arrived.

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The first, second, third, tenth, fifteen time I wore them, I was so comfortable. They are perfect to wear under t-shirts or even nice shirts that I wear outside of the home. They are very easy to put on, adjust and wash. They feel just like a sports bra with their shape and feel. They are just perfect for my style!

You can order below and get the following discount!
Save 25% on any order of $40 or more at www.shopcoobie.com
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