Should your child use an activity tracker wristband?

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Building off the popularity of activity trackers like Fitbit for adults, there’s now an armband available for 4 to 7-year-olds that acts... Read more

What can I do if my child is teased during physical activity?

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For many of us, teasing by children while participating in physical activity may not seem like a big deal. Most of us have memories of being... Read more

Should you buy video games for Christmas presents?

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Lots of children are asking for video games this Christmas, and parents are faced with question of whether or not to buy them. Will I have... Read more

What kind of physical activity does a toddler need?

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It seems like 2-years-olds are always on the move. A typical day for a toddler might involve running around the house as your chasing him,... Read more

How does recess and gym help learning at school?

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What does your child say when someone asks about his or her favorite subject? Does your child usually say recess or gym? Do you cringe wishing... Read more

5 ways families can fight obesity

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Could the childhood Obesity Epidemic really be improving? A recent study published in Pediatrics showed improving trends in physical activity... Read more

5 steps to make playing outside with your child more fun

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Have you ever gone outside with your excited child ready to play and not sure what to do, or did your child start out excited to play basketball... Read more

A summer slump with the kids at home? Try a schedule

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Are you tired of hearing, “I am bored, there’s nothing to do?” Are you getting frustrated that your kids are sleeping in... Read more