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Here are 7 activities and crafts with a snowy theme to keep kids busy during winter weather, whether inside or out.
The British Government wants every child to participate in five hours of sport every week. Would a push like this work in the United States and should it?
Here's the scoop on new research showing that physically fit students achieve higher scores, plus tips to get your child active.
There's an ocean of reasons why kids should learn how to swim while they're young.  A guide to getting your little one pool-ready.
Where do sports fit in when it comes to education? Here are some parenting tips about how to manage team time, and help your child find a love of sports.
New studies show that some women of 25 already have the bone-loss of a 75 year-old. What's going on?
Giving kids an excuse to exercise is reason enough to consider enrolling them in team sports.  But there are other benefits: social, emotional, and physical.
Experts say keeping physical education in schools can improve cognitive abilities and overall mental and physical health.
As schools push for more rigorous curriculum standards, limited recess time, or no recess at all, is increasingly the result. Find out more.
Few teens are getting the nine hours of sleep per night that researchers say they need. Here's what you can you do about it.
Studies have shown that wilderness programs strengthen psychological resilience. Here are two ways parents can get their kids outward bound.
New research shows that children who participate in physical educationl class aren't only healthier, they're also higher achievers.
Kids love playgrounds, but Mother Nature provides something even better: miles of woods and fields to walk through. Find out the benefits of a good hike!
Miniature golf isn't just fun and games; it can be a learning opportunity too. Use these tips to teach coordination, timing, and good sportsmanship.
Families across the country are hopping onto the yoga mat, and you can too.
We know that physical education is key to controlling childhood obesity, but can it also help your child keep focus?
The path to a healthy body image is tough to navigate when we see exaggerated examples of beauty wherever we turn. Here are seven ways to help your child appreciate her own beauty.
Talking to children about weight, health and lifestyle changes doesn't have to be embarrassing and upsetting. Here are nine ways to handle the weighty issue from a productive standpoint.
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