Kids who play sports learn about teamwork and sportsmanship, while working on hand-eye coordination and getting their heart rate up. Find out what sports are right for your kids, how much is too much, and ways to find balance during the busy school year.

10 Healthy Team Snacks for Kids' Sports

Ditch the chips and cookies and bring these healthier team snacks to your child's game instead.

The Importance of Play

AAP advises making play a significant part of a child's life to nurture happiness, development, education, and parent-child bonding.

10 Benefits of Physical Activity

Keeping in shape can help your child throughout her life.

LOL Video Shows Adorable Kid Taking Coach's Words Way Too Literally

If you are in need of a laugh today, you have got to watch this 14-second video that proves how adorably innocent little kids are.

Yoga for Better Behavior

At first glance, yoga and your child might seem like an odd pairing, since yoga is often about quiet and stillness -- words that don't usually describe kids. But little ones don't need laserlike focus to reap the benefits.

The Benefits of Yoga for Kids

By practicing yoga poses, children can learn how to exercise, develop confidence, and concentrate better.

10 Backyard Games to Get Your Kids Excited About the Rio Olympics

Harness your family's Olympic fever with these fun backyard activities inspired by sports at the Summer Games.

3 Fun Bouncy Ball Exercises

Let the good times roll with these new ways to get active

10 Ways to Exercise as a Family

How to get the whole family moving -- together.

The Top 5 Outdoor Sports for Kids

Your kids will be having too much fun to call it exercise.

Stretching Exercises for Kids

Try these yoga moves to boost energy and wake up your senses.

We Need More Physical Education in Schools

Dr. Thom McKenzie explains why it's so important for children to have quality Physical Education in school. Support this issue in your community by sharing this video with your child's teachers, school board members and administrators.

How to Shop Healthier at the Grocery Store

Feeding your family healthy meals starts at the grocery store. Learn how to improve the quality of your cart with these expert tips, from taking advantage of in-store dietitian services to shopping the perimeter of the store.

How to Pitch Like a Big Leaguer

MLB pitcher Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals demonstrates how to pitch a baseball. Now, play ball!

Teach Your Child to Love a Sport

What you need to know so that your budding athlete always feels like a winner.

Strike a Pose: Parent-Child Yoga

Tone your muscles and calm your minds with these simple stretches for two.

What Makes a Happy Child?

Ten things that you can do to raise a happy person.

All About Bicycle Riding

Bicycling promotes strength, balance, and overall fitness.

5 Tips for Safe & Healthy Exercise

Warm up, cool down, and make sure they're playing it safe.

The NBA Has Released the First-Ever Set of Youth Basketball Participation Guidelines

These guidelines should help answer parents' concerns about early competitiveness and the pressure for early specialization in the sport.

The Importance of (Multiple) Sports: Stop Specializing In Sports So Early

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) recently held an event with the purpose of raising awareness about the importance of introducing kids to a variety of athletic pursuits rather than committing exclusively to one.


Grandparents play an important role in your baby's life. Here are some common issues you may encounter.

Teaching TV Responsibility

Teaching your children to become critical viewers has never been more important.

Mommy and Me Yoga

Don't ohm alone! Grab your child and try this fun and energizing workout!

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