child development

3 ways we hinder our kids’ physical literacy

3 ways we hinder our kids’ physical literacy
May 24, 2013 No Comments »

Risk more, rescue less, and rave about the things your child can control Read More »

Help your infant develop movement skills: 4-6 months

Help your infant develop movement skills: 4-6 months
May 14, 2013 No Comments »

Rolling, crawling and climbing are common activities to encourage at this stage Read More »

Help your infant develop movement skills: 10-12 months

Help your infant develop movement skills: 10-12 months
May 14, 2013 No Comments »

It's time to encourage safely crawling up stairs, balance skills, and playing Read More »

Carl Honoré connects physical literacy and the slow movement

Carl Honoré connects physical literacy and the slow movement
May 13, 2013 3 Comments »

The mini-me syndrome, or why professionalizing youth sports is detrimental to our kids Read More »

When is my child old enough for organized sports?

When is my child old enough for organized sports?
April 25, 2013 No Comments »

Most kids often do better to wait until age six, seven or even eight Read More »

Alone in the swimming pool

Alone in the swimming pool
April 18, 2013 5 Comments »

It’s important that kids transition into their teens feeling confident and being active Read More »

7 C’s of resilience

7 C’s of resilience
April 4, 2013 No Comments »

How free play can help children be successful Read More »

At science fairs and soccer games, who benefits when kids compete?

At science fairs and soccer games, who benefits when kids compete?
April 1, 2013 No Comments »

Parents’ egos may thrive from the competition model, but kids thrive simply from gaining experience Read More »

These Calgary kids don’t let winter stop them from biking to school

These Calgary kids don’t let winter stop them from biking to school
March 27, 2013 No Comments »

Riding in the snow helps them gain independence, confidence, and even status Read More »

Why your kids should walk to school

Why your kids should walk to school
March 27, 2013 1 Comment »

Exercise, autonomy and ecological responsibility are just three of the reasons Read More »