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Tumble Time Education Center Happy Healthy Families

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l and Preschoo garten Prep! Kinder • Eduational Fun • Weekly Themed Curriculum

New Parkourm y Open G ays Saturd 8 -10 pm

•W  alking thru school age • Competitive Level 1-6 • Tumbling and Trampoline


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Letter of the Week Early Math Skills Literacy Building Zoophonics

• Dance • Gymnastics • Monthly Field Trips • Full or Part Time Programs

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•B  eginning and competitive cheer • Dryland Training for skiers and snowboarders Organized and progressive instruction for all ages

See Hear And Feel The Difference!


1379 Cloverdale Rd., Boise 83713 (Located Just South of Fairview)

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Boise’s Largest Specialty Toy Store

BEST local toy store in Boise! Nov 12th Neighborhood Toy Store Day & Calico Critter Day Nov 19th Celebrating Wilma’s Birthday

Visit our website for a fun-tastic holiday coupon!

th e’re open Nov 25 w ridays nF o m ‘til 8 p ys & Saturda

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1346 S. Orchard • 322-4366 • Mon.- Sat. 10 - 6, Sun. 12-4 •


guide A Note From The Publishers Same Great Service, Same High Quality Publication, Same low pricing........ New name!! Welcome to the Parents Guide, Treasure Valley’s Resource for parents. We hope to make your life easier by bringing you a quality publication containing products, services, & businesses in the Treasure Valley that cater to every aspect of family life. As the publisher, your comments & suggestions have been invaluable. Keep it Coming! Thank You, Michele Trevino

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Healthier for your child AND our planet

• Try before you buy. • Large Selection • Diaper Service - We’ll even do the laundry! (serving the entire Treasure Valley) • List of local cloth diaper friendly daycares.

More parents today are choosing cloth diapers over disposables!

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FREE Local Delivery! Diaper Demos!

Why are more families today choosing cloth diapers? Cloth diapers are healthier for your baby! In 1955 virtually every baby in the United States wore cloth diapers. In 1961 disposable diapers were introduced and by 1991, approximately 90% of babies in the United States now wore disposable diapers. Coincidentally, the occurrence of diaper rash has increased from 7% in 1955 to 78% in 1991. Do you really know what’s in a disposable diaper?

Modern cloth diapers are easy to use and can save you over $2000 per child! Modern cloth diapers come in a variety of styles with many colors and prints to choose from. With a diaper service you don’t even have to worry about the laundry! Your baby does all the dirty work and the diaper service does the rest.

Cloth diapers are healthier for the planet! An estimated 18 billion disposable diapers are thrown in landfills each year, taking as many as 500 years to decompose, and commonly contain raw, untreated sewage. Disposable diapers take upwards of 82,000 tons of plastic and 1.3 million tons of wood pulp, or a quarter-million trees, to manufacture the disposable diapers that cover the bottoms of 90 percent of the babies born in the US.

But what about daycare? Many child care providers are also realizing all the benefits of cloth diapers and saying yes to cloth diapers at daycare! For more information, go to:

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2727 W. State St. 385.9553

Boise’s Only Ski Specialty Store Since 1957

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FOR A Bogus Basin teaches 28,000 ski and snowboard lessons every season. More than the numbers . . . it’s about the experience. Bogus Basin Ski & Snowboard School Lessons for kids ages 3-11. All abilities welcome. Affordable Passport beginner packages for big kids, age 12+


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SEE what you’ve been missing! •R  eserve your seats on the North Pole Express! Your kids will love it!

Ascensi o n Therapeutic Massage detoxify, relax & repair

• deep tissue • swedish • aroma touch technique Anne Mueller, CMT 14 years experience 208.870.4810 Located at Caliente, 5737 Fairview in Boise

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112 13th Ave South Family Dining in Historic Downtown Nampa

• Family dining in a beautiful 3-level historic building • Delicious homestyle dishes and daily specials • Nampa’s finest Smoked Prime Rib – Available Fridays and Saturdays 5-9 pm

• Night Life Down Under in a clean, fun, smoke-free environment

• Private parties up to 150 people, call 461-0113 to reserve. Book now for your holiday parties, time is limited.

Restaurant Hours Tuesday-Saturday 11am-10pm Nightlife Down Under Hours Thursday-Saturday 9pm -1am

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Active and Imaginative Play Center both parents and children love!

Nampa Gateway Center (Garrity Exit between JCPenny & Edwards Stadium)

1210 N. Galleria Drive Nampa, Idaho 83687 Find us on Facebook


•P  arents FREE With Paid Child •D  ay, Monthly and Yearly Passes Available

• Private Party Room • Gift Cards Available; A Perfect Gift for Mom and Dad!

MON-SAT 10am -7pm, SUN 12pm - 7pm

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Several Amazing Adult and Child Programs to Choose From!

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Academy of Martial Arts 2908A Garrity Blvd. • Nampa, ID 466-5269 •


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:REEOH *REEOH &DPS NEW state of the art studio with multiple drum sets, snare drums, mallet instruments & more!

Licensed and experienced turkey-herders keep a watchful eye on our fast-paced campers. Make stone soup, play turkeytype games, and take a field trip for pizza. Nov 21-23, ages 3-5, 5-12.

• Weekly 1/2-hr. evening lessons for all ages and abilities • Inexpensive Starter Kit (includes pad, sticks & instructional book) • Professional teaching & performance credentials and over 35 years instruction experience Located near Overland & Eagle Rd. with easy freeway access.

208.322.7419 • Preschool & Kindergarten • Summer & Fall Full Day & Part Time 208-376-3641

Kids LOVE Montessori at Ol' McDonald's

Off I-84 near Cole and Overland

Montessori “Plus” Child Care Inc.

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Educating Boise's Children for Over 21Years! Traditional Montessori Method Learning Environment  Affordable Rates Large Playground

Now Enroll ing

7am - 6pm year-around

Call 853-2163 5890 Gary Ln. at Glenwood and State St.

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Roy H Rogers, dds, ms Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry 1564 South Time Square Lane, Boise

(Between Maple Grove & 5 Mile on Overland)


our child’s teeth need a special kind of care and Dr. Rogers has the specialized training to keep kids...being kids! His fun, kid-friendly office lets everyone have an enjoyable experience.



FREE Cleaning

(for Children under the age of 2)

(for Children over the age of 2)

Call for your child’s appointment today!

Visit Dr. Rogers for an exam and x-rays, and we will include a free cleaning!

208.376.8873 T V P D

Some restrictions may apply. Call for details.

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322-5437 (kids) 6148 N. Discovery Way Suite 100 Boise, Idaho 83713

1070 N. Curtis Road Suite 150 Boise, Idaho 83706

Carrie Mullin,

Retired Secondary Art Teacher

Drawing & Painting for Children Ages 8 & up Classes for adults

Original Oils (208) 939-5929 Eagle



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• Individualized Instruction • Small classes • Classes for Homeschoolers Limited Class Size & Availability so Register Early!

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“like” our Facebook page and be entered into a drawing for prizes including tickets to

Wahooz, Edwards Theatres and Northern Lights Cinemas!


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A D V E R T I S E R Since 1881


11309 Hwy. 78, Givens Hot Springs, ID (11 miles SE of Marsing on Hwy 78)




o you remember swimming at Givens Hot Springs as a child? If not, chances are you know someone who does.

Established in 1881, Givens has been a source of happy family memories for five or six generations. A favorite gathering place of young and “seasoned” alike, Givens – with its indoor hot spring pool and its shaded, grassy parks - can accommodate special activities from a kid’s birthday party to a family reunion or company party, any time of year. Just an hour from Boise, and 1/2 hour from Caldwell or Nampa, Givens is easily accessible, and reasonably priced. Caution: Children (and even some adults,) are known to cry and have tantrums when they have to get out of the pool. And don’t turn your backs. They often sneak back in when mom and dad (or spouse) aren’t looking! Open Noon to 10pm, 7 days a week, 362 days a year (Closed Thanksgiving day and December 24th and 25th.) See our ad page.....

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Instructor Wendy Starke has over 30 years experience working with children

w! Group nePiano Lessons Small group class for beginners at a very reasonable cost

Children’s Choir Weekly singing program for kids ages 5-12

I use child-friendly motivational tools and a positive and creative approach to teaching music.

Piano & Vocal Instruction Private 30, 45, & 60 minute lessons

Musical Birthday and Karaoke Parties Kids learn vocal & microphone techniques while singing songs from High School Musical and other Disney favorites


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Kids on Keys Ages 4-6. A fun small group class where kids learn the keyboard through musical games, workbook activities & art projects. Also includes singing rhythm instruments and keyboard time Located near the intersection of Eagle Rd. & Chinden Blvd. •

Free services/therapy for children with developmental disabilities Always hiring friendly staff

Offering Developmental Therapy, Behavior Therapy (IBI), Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Therapy, Service Coordination, and Music Therapy. We work with adults too!

1675 S. Maple Grove Rd. • Boise, ID 83709 Also located in Nampa– call for information.

phone: 208.377.9814 • fax: 208.375.5803

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Located in SE Boise, convenient to downtown and I-84 Programs for children 24 months through Kindergarten Summer Camp for elementary aged children Traditional Montessori method including: math, reading, science, geography, art, music, and foreign language Call to schedule a tour 208.331.3888

“Peaceful, Nurturing and Joyful... a wonderful place for young children to learn and grow”

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208-331-3888 • Located in Southeast Boise • 2626 Gekeler Lane Boise ID 83706

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Field trips and Planet Kid Rock climbing Games and crafts Cooking projects 12/19-1/3, ages 3-14

See Our Website for Current Specials! 12 Noon - 10 pm • Open 7 Days a Week 11 Miles South of Marsing, ID on Highway 78


495-2000 208-376-3641 Off I-84 near Cole and Overland

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Recognized by the NY Times, Today Show and rated as one of Inc Magazine’s top 500 fastest growing companies, Stella & Dot is not only a big idea, it’s a smart home-based business that works.

Pamper Yourself or Someone You Love this Holiday! Gift certificates available!


Call for more information or visit our website 2401 W. Bannock St. Boise 83702

Deena Anderson

Independent Stella & Dot Stylist


A Safe, Wickless alternative to scented candles

Host your own Scentsy Party & earn

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Join My Team for $99.00 plus tax & shipping


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Paula Hunter

Independent Consultant

(208) 250-2629

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Now Enrolling


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Boise Cotillion Dance and Social Graces Serving Grades 4-9

Indoor playground Rock climbing Birthday parties Parents Night Out Group overnighters Walk-ins welcome

Inaugural Ball November 3rd Enroll at

Reserve your holiday party today! 208-376-3641 Off I-84 near Cole and Overland

Like us! • Vista Village Shopping Ctr. • 1002 Vista Ave. Boise

Not creative? We’re happy to help you unleash your inner artist!

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 Childcare Specialists Now enrolling infants to after school aged children Mention the word ‘PARENTS’ and Receive 1 week FREE* Call for details *New customers only


Weekdays 6:30 a.m. til 6:30 p.m. • 2135 E. Cobalt Point Way Meridian, ID 83642


Idaho Gymnastics Team of the Year!

For girls & boys, ages 15 months & up Preschool through competitive teams Tumbling & Trampoline


Ages 6 mos & us


Ages 4-12

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Don’t miss out on these

Fabulous Programs! Academic Preschool

33 years of providing an “Exciting Learning Experience”

• Qualified, Caring Instruction • Weekly Themed Curriculum • Gymnastics Lessons Included

All Day Child Care • Experienced and loving staff • Arts & crafts • Open Gym

Before & After School Day Camp • High energy fun • Homework club • Arts & crafts • Open Gym

Gymnastics & Cheerleading • High Quality Equipment • Excellent instruction

Gem State Gymnastics Academy 5420 W. State Street Boise, Idaho 83703


Growing Young Minds & Imaginations

1/2 and Full Day Kindergarten and Preschool Ages 2-5 New Annex • Small Class Sizes ow Enroll Nter! in W r fo


223 N. Eagle Road, Suite 100

• Clothing size newborn to 14/16 • Toys • Books • Equipment • Accessories • Maternity (new) • Biodegradable laundry detergent (Charlie’s Soap) 4618 W. State Street, Boise

Located in the Collister Shopping Center


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YOUTH CULTURE PROGRAM Modern Manners for Kids 1st-5th Grade The School of Etiquette, Leadership and Image Development

TREASURE VALLEY COTILLION Social Dance Etiquette and Ballroom Dance Instruction Inaugural Dance in December Twice a month January and February Ball in March Social I – Grades 4, 5 & 6 Social II – Grades 6, 7 & 8 Dance Club – High School

Socialization and dining skills for girls and boys including: Introductions, table manners, conversations, and respecting others.

Positive Image Development 6th - 10th grade boys or girls Personal appearance, table etiquette and general social knowledgethat will help build a positive self-image during difficult teen years.

AP Etiquette High School Students College and job prep course including interviewing, wardrobe, finance, dining, general social and theatre protocol to enhance self presentation skills.

Director: Susan Evans • 631-0576 •

Idaho Regional Ballet

Fall Concert With Guest Companies

Utah Regional Ballet and Balance Dance Company

Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Centennial High School For Tickets Call 208.338.4633 $15 Adults $12 Seniors and Students

Home to Idaho Regional Ballet Co-Artistic Directors Jeff and Cathy Giese

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Idaho Pediatric Dentistry

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Saving teeth, one kid at a time.

Christopher K. Loveland DDS Board Certified, Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry 

• A  Child-Friendly Environment with a Movie Theater Theme • Sedation & Hospital Dentistry Available • No Referral Necessary • 461-5459

FREE Kids’ Electric Toothbrush

w/new patient exam, cleaning, x-rays & fluoride

4401 E Flamingo Ave.


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7736 Fairview Ave Boise 83704


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1HZ<HDU·V 2YHUQLJKWHU Celebrate the new year with friends, games, food and fun! Register early ‘cuz there’s only so many spaces. Licensed and experienced. Ages 5-12. 376-3641 Off I-84 near Cole and Overland

1990 N. Meridian Rd. (off Fairview) • Salon 893-5433 • Parties 495-3672

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Boise Town Square

184 Intermountain Hospital of Boise

Barrister Dr N Cole Rd

Friedly Dr

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• Summer Open Play Hours Monday -Thursday 9 am to 7pm Friday 9 am to 8 pm Family Night Saturday 9 am to noon Sunday 9 am to 3 pm

W Colonial St

W Gratz Dr

• Rock Wall open weekdays from 3pm to close. Admission $5.00 open play from 5 pm to close

• Our Birthday Parties are COMPLETELY PRIVATE, both PLAY and PARTY TIME! We now have 3 great party packages to choose from, please call or visit our website for more info.

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• Get the entire facility to yourself! • Structured Fun!! • Best gym coaches in town! • Original games and exciting activities! • No hassle for the parents! • We do ALL the clean up!

Tumble Time Gymnastics


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Your Child’s Party Will Be So Exciting, You’ll Want to Book YOUR Own With Us! We take care of your child’s party from A-Z, just show up with the cake and enjoy the party stress free!

• Zipline with the Spider Person • After watching a Ninja drop from the ceiling, then use his Samurai Sword to cut the cake • Thrill guests on the High Rope bridges with a Kids in Motion party • Choose from other exciting themes such as Planet Wars, Princess, Pirate, Hawaiian, Military, or Powerful Rangers!

Check availability online and book your party today!

381-0587 729 W. Diamond Street in Boise (near Fred Meyer on Federal Way)

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Company or Team Holiday


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Over 14,000 square feet of trampolines, inflatables, a foam pit, video games and fun for the entire family!

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Located in Meridian at 1375 E. Fairview Ave., just west of Locust Grove Rd.

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2374 E. Cinema Drive, Unit 105, Meridian, ID 83642 Find us on Facebook


Party Pages

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1580 E. State St. Ste. 105 Eagle ID (kitty corner from Busters)

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Meridian 846-8888 2020 W. Everest Lane

Because You Know the Value of Education An independent private school offering preschool through eighth grade

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