There’s no point in arguing about it: kids love technology. And they’re good at it. This generation, the so-called digital natives, seem to respond instinctively to gadgets and gizmos and touch screens.
Parents can play a huge role in fostering play in their children’s lives. When parents are able to play well with their kids, it can help teach them to play collaboratively with other children.
According to the recent ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth, kids are challenged to find time to play outside. This summer, get the family outside and give the kids some fresh air. Here are some ideas...
What two words make parents cringe the most? “I’m bored!” It usually comes with a whine and pleading, desperate eyes. Parents know they want to get kids up and active as much as possible in the summer, but sometimes it’s easier said than done. If your idea bucket is empty, these five activities are sure to capture kids’ imaginations and possibly set you up for some much-needed hammock time.
A triathlon consists of three parts: swimming, cycling and running. Modify your race with these ideas.
I recently had my first Centreville experience, and it definitely won’t be my last.
When your family tunes in to a game, watch for these successful pro athletes who also demonstrate outstanding values and character.
Talking to your kids about what they see on TV is important.
Here's how to know if this time-honoured tradition is a good fit for your child.
Too much pressure, pushy parents and not enough fun are just a few of the reasons.