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Many youth sports injuries are more avoidable than you might think. Check out these tips.
Here are 7 activities and crafts with a snowy theme to keep kids busy during winter weather, whether inside or out.
In a society torn between an emaciated feminine ideal and skyrocketing rates of childhood obesity, how can parents help their daughters accept their bodies?
Got a school within walking or biking distance of your child? Here's what you need to know about getting a safe and healthy start to the back to school year.
Studies have shown that wilderness programs strengthen psychological resilience. Here are two ways parents can get their kids outward bound.
Transform the buzz of the Beijing Olympics into a backyard festival for your kids and their friends. Here's how to host your very own Olympics:
As schools push for more rigorous curriculum standards, limited recess time, or no recess at all, is increasingly the result. Find out more.
Children love to play outdoors. Here's a list of great outdoor activities that will keep the mind and body in top form this summer.
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.
Tweens (children nine to 12) are at a pivotal age for forming and maintaining exercise habits. Here's what parents can do to encourage them.
This is thought to be the first generation of children with a shorter lifespan than their parents.  How do we turn this trend around?
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.
Biking offers a myriad of physical, emotional and developmental benefits for kids. Here are some tips to get your child riding safely.
Blacktop hopscotch and kickball games may soon go the way of slates and abacuses in public schools.  How parents can help save recess.
The numbers are scary. Since the 1970s, the percentage of overweight preschoolers has more than doubled, and it’s more than tripled in 6-11 year olds.
Here are some easy ways to get fit with kids of any age this summer.
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.
Here are some ideas to get reluctant kids outside.
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