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Kids These Days

If you've found yourself wondering what's wrong with kids these days, you aren't alone. But research also shows that such thoughts usually say more...

Teach Your Children Well

What's better for your child, being a superstar at a sport or being a good sport? Which child will fare better as an adult,...

Measuring a Baby's First Years, Financially

An important new study suggests that a very modest guaranteed income (roughly $300 per month) for poor mothers fundamentally improves the brain development in...

Sports Parents Now Spending More on Girls Than Boys

Although the participation rate of girls in youth sports remains lower than that of boys, those girls' parents are now spending more on those...

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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 Basketball is #1 with Kids

Picture a youth sport where every participant is actively involved, where there is constant motion and the level of physical exercise outstanding, where kids...

Why Kids Need Baseball More than Ever

To hear its critics describe it, baseball is too slow, too dull and too outdated for youngsters raised on the instant gratification and non-stop...

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ARTS

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.

ATHLETICS

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.

STEM

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.

OUTDOORS

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.

WHOLENESS

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

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...
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