Family & Kids

If homework time triggers headaches for the whole family, consider adding a little exercise into the mix.
Energy drink consumption is risky for adolescents and you need to know why.
I'm a big believer in starting children while they're young. Here's why RDLs are my favorite exercise.
Teaching kids how to do the Olympic lifts is different from teaching adults. Change your cues accordingly.
Young athletes don't always realize the impact their training will have on their future. Here's how to protect them.
Receiving the initial diagnosis of Sever’s disease can be scary, but with proper treatment it shouldn't have lasting effects.
Developing fine motor skills will help your kids excel in their sport. Here are some Montessori-inspired tips for building these skills.
High-top shoes have stopped performing their primary function of protecting an athlete’s ankles and have now become an aesthetic choice.
I'm not going to give you the usual boring advice. Instead, I'm here to offer some not-so-expected tips on how to handle kids.
“You gotta eat your vegetables.” This mantra doesn't have to lead to tears, tantrums, and arguments.
A school is supposed to nourish a student in every way. But all signs point to how caretakers in the education field are failing us.
The off-season does not mean an athlete should not train. So if it doesn’t mean taking time off, what does it mean?
The term “sensitive period” refers to a certain age or period in a child’s life in which they are more receptive to some types of learning than others.
Adolescent athletes don't have to warm the bench just because they're going through a growth spurt.
We are neglecting our children. We are failing to care for them properly and allowing them to overtrain - with lifelong consequences.
Some people might applaud the concept of playing a sport through pain and injury. I am not one of them.
Montessori materials are prepared with children in mind. The equipment you use for coaching kids should be the same.
Just like in any good Montessori program, coaches of youth athletes need to build the foundations before the high-level skill work.