On raising healthy, happy, well-rounded kids


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Summer Camp's Digital Cleanse

The nation's summer camps, which not so long ago primarily served as a fun-filled vacation for kids, have today taken on a far more...

Why Middle School PE Sucks and How to Fix It

In case you missed it, The Atlantic recently ran a piece on that unique form of middle school torture better known as PE (or...

What's Wrong with Youth Soccer?

It's no secret that youth sports has been struggling with declining rates of participation along with growing rates of abandonment by those who do...

Google A.I. Engineer/Rapper Wants Kids To Know It's Cool To Be A Genius

Senior software Artificial Intelligence engineer at Google and rapper Brandon Tory wants kids to know it's okay to be a genius. We love this interview...

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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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Learn how to unleash your child's immense potential with these articles, interviews and research on dance, music, painting, pottery and many more forms of art.


Sports and athletics are the most popular activities for kids in America. Learn about which sport(s) might be best for your child's unique personality.


Robotics, science and engineering clubs, chess, and more are available to kids of all ages. We'll explain all of them and help you decide what's best for your child.


Studies show kids are not getting outdoors nearly enough these days. We'll help you find ways to reverse that and show your child the joys of Mother Nature.


Research and news on topics that impact the overall wellbeing and happiness of kids. Perhaps our most important category.


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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...

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...

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...

5 Big Reasons Dance is Good for Kids

Asked by someone for advice on living a good life, baseball great Satchel Paige responded: "Work like you don't need the money. Love like...

7 Important Ways Theatre Helps Kids

Children are natural born actors. Watch them at play in the backyard, in their bedroom, or just about anywhere and you're apt to catch...

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...

Our Obsession with Being Busy is Hurting Kids

Our obsession with being busy is hurting kids. That's the consensus of a growing number of experts, who warn that otherwise well-intentioned parents are...

How Iceland Saved Its Youth

Over the past generation, Iceland underwent a remarkable transformation that saw its youth go from Europe's biggest consumers of drugs, alcohol, cigarettes to its...

Helicopter Parents: Bad for Kids' Health

Anxious, obese, depressed, incapable, narcissistic, fragile. Just some of the terms being used to describe many of today's young people. Concerned by such reports,...
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