child development

Regular physical activity builds healthy bones for life

Regular physical activity builds healthy bones for life
May 8, 2017 No Comments »

Physical activity helps build strong bones for life, which is why kids need to be active Read More »

What to say to your kids instead of “good job”

What to say to your kids instead of “good job”
May 3, 2017 No Comments »

Saying "good job" too often can actually undermine kids' confidence. Find out what else to say Read More »

6 fun household hacks for active toddlers

6 fun household hacks for active toddlers
April 24, 2017 No Comments »

Once you have an active toddler, it's important to teach them basic movement skills like how to run, jump, and throw. These hacks will keep them moving at home Read More »

Kindergarten play develops active citizens of tomorrow

Kindergarten play develops active citizens of tomorrow
April 5, 2017 No Comments »

Healthy play as a child is crucial to adult development and engagement Read More »

Trainability: How far can training and practice take your child?

Trainability: How far can training and practice take your child?
March 20, 2017 No Comments »

Training response in children varies widely according to age and genetics Read More »

Breath, books, and movement: making yoga fun for kids

Breath, books, and movement: making yoga fun for kids
February 22, 2017 No Comments »

Developing physical literacy, creative movement, and calmness Read More »

Program innovation: Physical literacy for early childhood

Program innovation: Physical literacy for early childhood
February 8, 2017 1 Comment »

Mount Royal University undertakes new program for toddlers and preschoolers Read More »

Protecting playtime in preschool

Protecting playtime in preschool
February 6, 2017 No Comments »

The importance of play and movement for children cannot be overstated Read More »

The profound effect of “shortening the bench” in kids sport

The profound effect of “shortening the bench” in kids sport
December 12, 2016 No Comments »

How benching kids affects their self-worth Read More »

Parents gone wild: 4 things you can do to deal with overreacting parents

Parents gone wild: 4 things you can do to deal with overreacting parents
November 13, 2016 No Comments »

Let’s give the game back to the kids Read More »