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Why Fencing is the New It Sport for Kids

Why Fencing is the New It Sport for Kids

Eager to find a sport that challenges your child's body AND brain? Curious about which sport gives your child the greatest chance of continuing to participate in college or secure a scholarship? Want to find a sport that is...
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A Time-Saving, Disaster-Averting Survival Guide to Kids' Summer Sports

Your child is ready to enter the adrenalin-pumping, life-affirming, character-building world of summertime youth sports. The benefits are, of course, endless. And let's be honest, it's YOUR turn to do a little bragging on social media. But what should you...

Why Kids Need Baseball More than Ever

To hear its critics describe it, baseball is too slow, too dull and too outdated for youngsters raised on the instant gratification and non-stop mental stimulation of smartphones, video games, and TV clickers. But while such criticisms may be accurate,...

The Battle for Your Kids' Hearts and Minds

Any parent who has been driven half-mad by a child seemingly unable to put down the smartphone or stop playing video games is witnessing the end result of Silicon Valley's clandestine, multi-billion-dollar effort to make kids dependent on digital...

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Why Fencing is the New It Sport for Kids

Why Fencing is the New It Sport for Kids

Eager to find a sport that challenges your child's body AND brain? Curious about which...

Why Girls Suffer High Rates of ACL Tears

Once rare in children, ACL injuries in kids have increased at the rate of 2.3%...
Adults are breaking kids

Adults Are Breaking Kids

Overzealous, yet well-intentioned adults are breaking kids. That's the consensus of a growing number of...

The Battle for Your Kids' Hearts and Minds

Any parent who has been driven half-mad by a child seemingly unable to put down...

Getting Teens High the Right Way

Your teenager wants to attend a party but your spidey sense is tingling. Years of experience...
kids summer sports guide

A Time-Saving, Disaster-Averting Survival Guide to Kids' Summer Sports

Your child is ready to enter the adrenalin-pumping, life-affirming, character-building world of summertime youth sports....
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Why Tech Leaders Don't Let Their Kids Use Tech

Parents who are struggling with how much digital screen time to allow their kids would...
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5 Big Reasons Dance is Good for Kids

Asked by someone for advice on living a good life, baseball great Satchel Paige responded:...
Why Women Make Great Coaches

Why Women Make Great Coaches

Close your eyes for a moment and picture just about any youth sport. Now shift...
Why Specializing in One Sport is a Bad Idea

Why Specializing in One Sport is a Bad Idea

A new study conclusively demonstrates that athletes who specialize in one sport are 70 percent more...
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7 Important Ways Theatre Helps Kids

Children are natural born actors. Watch them at play in the backyard, in their bedroom,...
Why Theatre is Great for Kids

Why Theatre is Great for Kids

It's a challenge all too familiar to parents. A child, usually though not always a son,...

Did You Know?

A ton of research has proved that extracurricular activities help kids academically, socially, with interpersonal relationships, and professionally. There literally are no downsides to kids engaging in clubs, camps, and other extracurricular activities.