All posts by Jim Grove

My 10-year-old won’t settle on one sport

My 10-year-old won’t settle on one sport
October 30, 2012 No Comments »

Is it okay for a child to keep switching up their activity of choice Read More »

Help prevent the death of play

Help prevent the death of play
October 22, 2012 1 Comment »

Free, unstructured play is an essential part of healthy child development Read More »

My child wants to quit

My child wants to quit
September 25, 2012 2 Comments »

What to do if a kid wants to quit in the middle of a season Read More »

Jennifer Hedger on raising an active toddler

Jennifer Hedger on raising an active toddler
September 10, 2012 No Comments »

The sports reporter and anchor of TSN's SportsCentre is also a mom Read More »

Governor General salutes physical literacy

Governor General salutes physical literacy
August 29, 2012 No Comments »

Physical literacy has a new supporter: His Excellency David Johnston, the Governor General of Canada. On July 19, 2012, the Governor General was the guest of honour at a special launch event for a new children’s physical literacy program in ... Read More »

Six-year-old invited for select hockey

Six-year-old invited for select hockey
August 28, 2012 2 Comments »

A reader asks if it's a good idea for young kids to be on the ice 4 times a week Read More »

Perdita Felicien: Olympic Track and Field, 100m Hurdles

Perdita Felicien: Olympic Track and Field, 100m Hurdles
June 16, 2012 No Comments »

Perdita Felicien exudes grace and power as she races in the 100m hurdles. With a host of titles in her career, including a World Championship in 2003, she is one of Canada’s most accomplished athletes and hopefuls for the London 2012 ... Read More »

Dylan Armstrong’s Olympic dream started with coach’s comment

Dylan Armstrong’s Olympic dream started with coach’s comment
June 1, 2012 No Comments »

You have to wonder about the power of a name. Canadian Olympic hopeful Dylan Armstrong competes in shot put, an event that relies on arm strength. Likewise, you have to consider the influence of a timely comment from a coach ... Read More »

Lea Norris, active for life mom and community champion

Lea Norris, active for life mom and community champion
June 1, 2012 1 Comment »

Lea Norris is a mom on a physical literacy mission Read More »