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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...

Music is Instrumental to Building Strong Parent-Child Bonds

Eager to build bonds with your preschooler that will last a lifetime? Want to close that gap growing between you and your teen? The...

Getting Teens High the Right Way

Your teenager wants to attend a party but your spidey sense is tingling. Years of experience - including memories of your own turbulent teen years...

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...

Extraordinary Scholarships for Ordinary Kids

Does your child show a particular knack for chess? Maybe your daughter has come up with some clever ways to keep your neighborhood eco-friendly?...

Rock Climbing for Kids: Reaching New Heights

Your daughter is struggling with her self-confidence; your son is trying to get into shape (or worried about his weight); your teen is stressing...

Gardening with Kids

With warmer temperatures finally (FINALLY!) here, it's time to get serious about gardening. And similar to our earlier post on the magic of gardening with...
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 pediatric specialists pointing to dramatic increases in sports-related injuries...

The Big Benefits of Summer Camp

Mention the words 'summer camp' and most people think of campfire ghost stories, tug-of-war competitions, horseback riding, water sports, and hikes through the woods....

Sleep Deprivation in Kids and How to Avoid It

Kids are not getting enough sleep. That's the consensus of multiple research teams, who point out that this sleep deprivation is hurting kids academically,...

5 Big Benefits of Extracurriculars for Kids

One of the principal reasons we launched Kidzu was because we know, both from firsthand experience and from the research we've collected, that extracurricular...

Don't Blame Extracurricular Activities for Bad Grades

Parents and school officials who keep kids out of extracurricular activities because of poor grades may be making the problem even worse. That's the consensus...

Growing with Kids: The Magic of Gardening

Spring is just two months away, which is why now is the time to start planning for one of the easiest, most educational, and...

How Theatre Builds Healthy Kids

Your son is more comfortable staring at the smartphone in his hand than making eye contact or verbally communicating with others. Your bright, intelligent...

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.