Family & Kids

4 Exercises to Prevent Knee and Back Pain in Youth Athletes

Young athletes don't always realize the impact their training will have on their future. Here's how to protect them.

Sever's Disease: The Pain of Adolescent Growth Spurts

Receiving the initial diagnosis of Sever’s disease can be scary, but with proper treatment it shouldn't have lasting effects.

3 Tips for Developing Fine Motor Control During Childhood

Developing fine motor skills will help your kids excel in their sport. Here are some Montessori-inspired tips for building these skills.

High Tops Are Ruining Your Kids' Feet and Knees

High-top shoes have stopped performing their primary function of protecting an athlete’s ankles and have now become an aesthetic choice.

5 Unconventional Tips for Coaching Kids

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.

3 Recipes to Get Your Kids Excited About Vegetables

“You gotta eat your vegetables.” This mantra doesn't have to lead to tears, tantrums, and arguments.

School Isn't Just for the Mind - It's Also for the Body

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.

Understanding the Off-season for Youth Athletes

The off-season does not mean an athlete should not train. So if it doesn’t mean taking time off, what does it mean?

Coaching Young Athletes Through Sensitive Periods

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.

A 5-Step Approach to Training During Adolescent Growth Spurts

Adolescent athletes don't have to warm the bench just because they're going through a growth spurt.

The Real and Present Danger of Overtraining Youth Athletes

We are neglecting our children. We are failing to care for them properly and allowing them to overtrain - with lifelong consequences.

Stop Playing Through Pain: How to Safeguard Youth Athletes

Some people might applaud the concept of playing a sport through pain and injury. I am not one of them.

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