When kids have learned to love physical activity, it means that they’ve developed their own internal, intrinsic motivation to move.
A new podcast from Harvard University is taking a deep dive into the brain science of early childhood.
If you’re struggling to cope with stress or anxiety brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, you may find meditation can help calm your mind and emotions.
It’s not easy to be shuttered indoors during COVID-19, but these are some simple ways to help kids stay active and distracted.
One key indicator is showing confidence while attempting new activities
Some schools and early childhood centres are using movement-based instruction to help kids learn better while promoting their development.
From early specialization to costly programs to hyper-competition, this documentary tells its story through the voices of people directly involved: parents, coaches, and teachers.
Highlighting the scale of the decline in children’s mobility, researcher Negin Riazi points to a study conducted in England that showed a staggering drop in the number of children ages seven to eight who walked to school independently, from 80 percent in 1971 to just nine percent in 1990. According to Riazi, this scale of … Continued
Risky play is a hot button topic in parenting. Are you “overprotecting” your children? Or are you “putting them at risk” by allowing them to climb the monkey bars at the park? Researchers are telling us that risky play is necessary for healthy child development. It’s essential for developing confidence and the ability to manage … Continued
There is a lot of money in kids’ sports. In Canada alone, recent research suggests that youth sport has become an industry worth $8.7 billion per year. Unfortunately, amid this flow of dollars, and the sometimes astronomical cost for parents, many kids from lower-income homes are getting left on the sidelines. Enter Tim Adams with … Continued