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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...

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Boys and Ballet: Let Them Dance!

Picture boys' athletics and ask yourself, where might the bravest boys be found? The football field? The basketball court? The ice hockey arena? Bet...

Sports & Athletics

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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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 Experiential Learning is Best for Kids

Want your kids to truly master a subject? Then put them in situations where they can experience - rather than merely be taught -...

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...

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...

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....

New Zealand Police Using Camps for At-Risk Youth

This article first appeared in New Zealand's Northern Advocate on Oct. 18, 2017. Outdoor activity camps in which at-risk youth learn about teamwork and good...

Summer Camp as Digital Detox?

By now you've likely heard that technology - especially the kind found in a smartphone - has been likened to 'digital heroin,' as addictive...

STEM & Academics

Good-Looking Kids Do Better in School

As if attractive people don't already enjoy enough advantages in life, here's another: a study by researchers at Barnard College found that good-looking kids...

Screens Really are Changing Kids' Brains

An important new study demonstrates that children who spend a significant amount of time staring at digital screens suffer from changes in their brain's...

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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