child development

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 »

Girls activity programs: Don’t let your daughter get shortchanged

Girls activity programs: Don’t let your daughter get shortchanged
August 24, 2016 6 Comments »

Like boys, they need to learn fundamental movement skills from an early age Read More »

Splish splash: how parent and baby aquafit classes inspire physical literacy

Splish splash: how parent and baby aquafit classes inspire physical literacy
June 19, 2016 No Comments »

An important lifelong skill that you and your child can bond over Read More »

Kids’ screen time, inactivity, and the growing ‘sleepidemic’

Kids’ screen time, inactivity, and the growing ‘sleepidemic’
June 16, 2016 No Comments »

This vicious cycle is adversely affecting our children's well being Read More »

Dancing may help kids develop socio-emotional skills like empathy

Dancing may help kids develop socio-emotional skills like empathy
June 14, 2016 No Comments »

Evidence shows possible improvements in acceptance, cooperation, and collaboration Read More »