Should my 4-year-old take swimming lessons or gymnastics?

Should my 4-year-old take swimming lessons or gymnastics?

Deciding between one activity or another is choice parents often face

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4 tips to control screen time

4 tips to control screen time

December 24, 2012, 2 Comments on 4 tips to control screen time

Teach your children a ‘token’ system that they can use to redeem time with TV and video games Read More»

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

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

My child wants to quit

My child wants to quit

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

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

Six-year-old invited for select hockey

Six-year-old invited for select hockey

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

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

Does playing other sports make my child better at baseball?

Does playing other sports make my child better at baseball?

August 18, 2012, No Comments on Does playing other sports make my child better at baseball?

Q: How does participating in a variety of activities help my 8-year-old become a better baseball player? By playing lacrosse they learn to run fast, as well as track an object ... Read More»

My son loves hockey; should I register him for a summer league?

My son loves hockey; should I register him for a summer league?

August 17, 2012, No Comments on My son loves hockey; should I register him for a summer league?

Q. My 8-year-old son plays hockey and the coach says he has a special talent. He scores a lot of goals and he is one of the stronger players. Given ... Read More»

How do I help my child become an elite athlete?

How do I help my child become an elite athlete?

August 6, 2012, No Comments on How do I help my child become an elite athlete?

Q: How do I help my child become an elite athlete? It starts with you deciding to insist on properly designed sport and activity programs for your child. When kids learn ... Read More»

Should I enrol my 6-year-old in summer hockey?

Should I enrol my 6-year-old in summer hockey?

July 16, 2012, No Comments on Should I enrol my 6-year-old in summer hockey?

Even a young Wayne Gretzky knew that he needed to take a break from hockey at the end of a season Read More»

Why do children quit playing sports?

Why do children quit playing sports?

July 9, 2012, No Comments on Why do children quit playing sports?

Q: Why do children quit playing sports? The main reason children say they quit is because they don’t have the skills to play. They feel “useless” or “pathetic”. They get ... Read More»