The Arts for Kids

“Art has the role in education of helping children become like themselves instead of more like everyone else.” – Sydney Gurewitz Clemens
rediscovering the magic of pottery

Pottery: Mud-Luscious, Anxiety-Calming, Creativity on a Wheel

Stick a gob of clay into a child's hands or onto a spinning wheel and watch a remarkable transformation take place: the child lapses into a Zen-like state of focus virtually unrecognizable to most...
Kids piano and reading skills

Piano, Not Extra Reading, is Key to Kids' Language Skills

It's difficult getting kids (or adults, for that matter) to read these days. So if you're looking to improve your children's language skills, consider skipping those extra reading lessons and instead plunk them down...

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 answer, friends, might just be music. Yes, not only is...

Getting Teens High the Right Way

Your teenager wants to attend a party but your spidey senseĀ is tingling. Years of experience - including memories of your own turbulent teen years - tell you that, at least on this particular occasion,...

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 daughter generates, at best, average grades in school and shows...

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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...

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

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 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...

Getting Teens High the Right Way

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

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