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Why Podcasts are Good for Kids

Want to get your kids fired up about subjects that matter? Have a child who is a bit too introverted or shy...

Kids are Quitting Sports Even Earlier

Not so long ago, there was growing alarm that a majority of kids were quitting sports by the age of 13. In...

June Ranks #1 for Kids' Drowning Deaths

With the summer swimming months upon us, it's important to remember that accidental drowning remains the top killer of kids younger than...

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...

7 Reasons Marching Band is Good for Kids

Next time you're at a high school football game, ask yourself which of the kids on the field are likely to do best in...

What Horses Can Teach Kids

Got a sweet-natured daughter who needs to find her own voice? Have a thoughtful son who isn't inclined toward team sports? Eager to teach...

Decline in Youth Sports Participation Growing

Despite the nation's obsession with sports, there is a growing problem when it comes to youth sports: a decline in youth sports participation and...

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...

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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

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