December 7, 2018

Do you agree that teaching your kids how to catch is a challenge? Would you say it is one of the most difficult skills to teach? How about adding a lacrosse stick to the mix? YIKES!! 

As everything in sports, learning new skills takes a lot of patience & practice.  It's frustrating, we know.  Besides being a hard concept to learn, children actually need to reach certain developmental stages in order to understand the bas...

November 15, 2018

During the winter months, getting children off the couch to go outside and play sports is challenging. Freezing, long dark days, make even the most energetic people tired.  Studies from the Center for Disease Control give us recommended guidelines for how many hours children need per week for exercising/physical activity -- it out weighs the actual sunlight!

Our options for outdoor play are limited a...

September 1, 2018

Youth sports don't look like they did when we were kids. Neither does exercise.

Times are different and as parents we are witnessing children who are bombarded with unhealthy food, early access to electronic devices, over-scheduled days and a decreased desire to just go outside and play.

Educating ourselves and building a plan to keep children active & in sports for years to come is critical.

And guess what? It has to st...

How Much Water Do Kids Need?

The daily amount of water that a child needs depends on factors such as age, weight and gender.  Air temperature, humidity, a person's activity level and his or her overall health affect daily water requirements, too. The chart below can help you identify about how many cups of water your child or teen needs each day. These recommendations are set for generally healthy kids living in temperat...

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