Telling kids to “go out and play” doesn’t mean they’ll necessarily get the exercise they need. Pursuing fitness and an active lifestyle as a family, however, shows your child how much you value exercise and fitness, as well as learning new things.
They’re unpleasant but exceedingly common. We’re talking about head lice, ringworm, and other “icky” childhood illnesses that are more repugnant than harmful. Here’s how to handle them...and the “yuck” factor.
Physical education classes at school can strike fear and anxiety in the hearts of many children. If yours is one, these tips will help your child address her anxieties and learn to manage anxious situations.
Simple steps toward a well-rounded daily routine.
In this white paper, researchers from the U.S. Play Coalition at Clemson University have pulled together evidence for all the benefits children gain from recess.
Taking antibiotics for the wrong reasons can have a negative effect long-term. Find out when antibiotics will help your child get well and when they won't.
Tips to help ensure your kids aren't overdoing it with mobile technology and other screen devices.
Regular workouts benefit the brain and the body.
With all the stomachaches and sniffles that come along with childhood, it can be hard to know when to keep a sick child home from school.
A few commonsense practices can help keep your child (and others) healthy.
Kids need at least an hour of physical activity every day, but it is often difficult to tear them away from their electronic devices. One way to get them moving is to play games that are so much fun, kids won’t mind pausing a video game or taking a break from texting.
Regular activity helps children do better in school. Use these creative ideas to add some physical movement to their day.