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Let your children have a summer of play

Let your children have a summer of play
July 26, 2012 1 Comment »

Unstructured play is essential to positive childhood development Read More »

Your child is not a miniature elite athlete

Your child is not a miniature elite athlete
July 25, 2012 No Comments »

Quebec's David Arsenault helps parents give kids the right start Read More »

Clara Hughes: Multi-sport believer

Clara Hughes: Multi-sport believer
July 24, 2012 No Comments »

Clara Hughes embraces a multi-sport approach in every facet of her life Read More »

When children grow up to be superheroes

When children grow up to be superheroes
July 19, 2012 No Comments »

Meet the superhumans. Active for life no matter the challenge Read More »

Social networking: Increasing physical activity?

Social networking: Increasing physical activity?
July 11, 2012 No Comments »

Peer pressure gets a bad rap, especially from parents of young kids, but new research has found that persuasive friends can have a positive effect: increased physical activity. A report from Pediatrics linked social networks among kids aged five to ... Read More »

Summer challenge: Limiting screen time in favour of the sun

Summer challenge: Limiting screen time in favour of the sun
July 4, 2012 No Comments »

There are many factors influencing Canadian children’s daily activity levels, but increased screen time is a growing concern Read More »

“Give your everything”

“Give your everything”
July 1, 2012 No Comments »

Imagine how you might feel as your child steps onto an Olympic podium, waving arms, face wide with a grin, eyes searching the crowd for a glimpse of you. Even if you don’t envision your child as a future Olympian, ... Read More »

Summer day camps for kids

Summer day camps for kids
June 29, 2012 No Comments »

Many municipalities offer day camps or specialized camps. Some are general programs that give kids a chance at many different types of activities, including sports, outdoor adventures and museum and gallery visits. Others are more intensive around a particular interest, ... Read More »

Keep girls in sport

Keep girls in sport
June 26, 2012 1 Comment »

Do you have a daughter? This short video is sure to stir your emotions Read More »

Gatorade and kids: weight gain and high blood pressure

Gatorade and kids: weight gain and high blood pressure
June 24, 2012 2 Comments »

Sport drinks contain enough sugar to cause significant weight gain in kids Read More »