IT'S A BIG WORLD OUT THERE

We try to help parents with research, news, and information on raising healthy, happy, well-rounded kids.

What We Do

MAGAZINE

We dive into research, news, and information on sports, the arts, STEM, diet, safety, health and other issues impacting kids and their parents.

DIRECTORY

Search our directory of nearly 4,000 kids' clubs (DC, VA, and MD) and kids' camps (nationwide) by activity and location and special interest.

PROMOTIONS

If you run a club or camp for kids, our parenting news magazine and directory can you connect with the parents who are looking for you.

From the Magazine

With the summer swimming months upon us, it's important to remember that accidental drowning remains the top killer of kids younger than 5, and the second leading cause of death for kids ages 5 to 14. And while legislation has helped all but eliminate one cause of accidental drowning, experts are concerned parents' preoccupation with smartphones and other distractions still results in unnecessary accidents. The most recent national data from 2016 "indicates a spike...

latest news & stories

No, Your Kid Is Not Getting an Athletic Scholarship

Another study/survey, another demonstration of just how out of touch great gobs of parents are when it comes to their child's chances...

Why Processed Foods Make Your Child (and You) Fat

Your child is heavier than he should be and you suspect part of it has to do with the many processed foods...

Time to Junk the Modern Playground

Would you let your child disappear into a playground consisting of junk - tools, boards, bricks, barrels, tubs, etc.? Let her start and tend...

our most popular stories

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 likely to suffer an injury during the season. They're...

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...

Why Girls Suffer High Rates of ACL Tears

Once rare in children, ACL injuries in kids have increased at the rate of 2.3% per year for more than 20 years. And the...

Adults Are Breaking Kids

Overzealous, yet well-intentioned adults are breaking kids. That's the consensus of a growing number of pediatric specialists pointing to dramatic increases in sports-related injuries...

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 be wise to consider that the titans of those...

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From Clubs, Camps, & Parents

If you're a parent who wants to know what's trending in the world of child development, Kidzu is a great resource. The directory is like icing on the cake.

Barb Keiser

Coach, Mom

Kidzu is focused on the same things all of us who run kids' organizations do: helping parents raise healthy, happy and capable kids. It's nice to see that kind of commitment.

Melissa Dobbs

Founder, Metropolitan Arts, Mom

What's great about Kidzu is that it was founded by parents who also spent years volunteering with youth clubs. They genuinely have the best interests of kids at heart.

Gary Carr

Coach, Dad