Playing sports not only benefits your children physically, but also mentally trains them to be sharp and agile. Sadly, many children today spend much of their downtime playing on their computers or watching too much TV. Here are 5 ways on how to ignite your child’s interest in sports.
Our grandchildren (grade-school age) have started playing sports. We are wondering about the phenomena of giving every child a trophy, no matter the outcome of his/her season. To us, it seems like an idea that doesn’t help children deal with defeat, the value of practice and trying again, hard work and teamwork – in other […]
As a parent, you understand the need for your child to stay physically active. But let’s be honest; today’s society caters more towards being sedentary than physical fitness. It’s imperative to resist this temptation by limiting your child’s screen time and getting him or her active.
Growing up and playing sports can be helpful for your kiddos in many ways – it helps them to make friends, to live a healthy life, and to find their passions! Here are some great ways to encourage your littles in their hobbies safely.
There are many benefits when it comes to introducing your child to sports. Competitive sports help teach kids the importance of preparedness, goal setting, and remaining calm under pressure.
Sports, for their own sake, are terrific. The simple physicality of throwing yourself into something with reckless abandon, being faster and stronger, jumping higher is part of our DNA. Virtually every game, every practice, every postgame snack line or sandlot smackdown presents an opportunity to learn, grow and mature.
Kids love to run around, play, and get dirty. As a parent, it can be quite the task to get all that laundry done. This becomes even more of a challenge when your child is involved in youth sports, specifically hockey. Your little hockey players can get a jersey dirty pretty quickly if you haven’t already noticed. […]
The start of school brings many new, exciting, and sometimes stressful changes for kids, including getting up early, daily homework, reconnecting with friends, and beginning fall sports. For those who play contact or collision sports, like football and soccer, this can be a time of great excitement and anxiety for parents as well. The concussion […]