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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 »

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 »

Why do children quit playing sports?

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

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 laughed at or harshly criticized. You can prevent that from ... Read More »

Taking risks on the playground

Taking risks on the playground
June 29, 2012 No Comments »

Non-sporty mom Sara Smeaton takes a seat and watches Read More »

The problem with safe playgrounds

The problem with safe playgrounds
June 1, 2012 No Comments »

“The best thing a parent can give a child is the chance at a broken arm…” I can’t remember where I heard that. Or who said it. Although I thought it was harsh at first, I got to love the ... Read More »

Letting the kids enjoy outdoor play

Letting the kids enjoy outdoor play
June 1, 2012 No Comments »

Non-sporty mom Sara considers the benefits of unstructured, outdoor play Read More »

What’s physical literacy? Here’s what you need to know

What’s physical literacy? Here’s what you need to know
January 31, 2012 1 Comment »

Read how physical literacy is fun, simple, and essential for today's kids Read More »