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Keys for Developing Healthy Habits for Overweight Kids

Keys for Developing Healthy Habits for Overweight Kids   How Can I Tell If My Child’s Habits Are Healthy? How Do I Help My Child Develop Healthy Habits? How to Talk to Your Child About Losing Weight The Importance of Exercise for Children How Can Playsets Encourage Healthy Habits? Give Them the Tools   In […]

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6 Ways to Improve Basketball Free Throw Shooting

6 Ways to Improve Basketball Free Throw Shooting Being able to get the ball in the net is about mastering a range of smaller skills. If you want to improve your free throws, make sure to follow these free throw shooting tips: 1. Practice Free Throw Shooting Every chance you get, you should be out […]

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Why Kids Need After-School Activities

Why Kids Need After-School Activities After-school activities are essential for child development. While children get lots of intellectual, social, emotional and mental stimulation at school, learning doesn’t stop when the school bell rings. Engaging after-school activities can ensure children continue to learn and keep developing in a healthy manner, helping them get further ahead and […]

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The Importance of Hydration in a Healthy Child’s Life

The Importance of Hydration in a Healthy Child’s Life In the summer heat, dehydration is a concern for parents of small children. Dehydration simply means that a person’s body is not getting enough fluids and is losing fluids more rapidly than they can renew them. Although all ages are susceptible to dehydration, small children and […]

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How to Encourage Imagination in Outdoor Play

How to Encourage Imagination in Outdoor Play Outdoor play on its own is great for child development. It creates curiosity about the natural world, encourages children to play with all their senses, lets kids appreciate the environment and can encourage physical exercise. When combined with imagination play, however, outdoor play becomes even better for child […]

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Why Participating in Sports at a Young Age Is Beneficial

Why Participating in Sports at a Young Age Is Beneficial Even very young children can take part in youth sports. The exact age a child starts taking part in sports varies, and depends on child development and other factors. No matter how old your child is, though, there are many benefits to signing up your […]

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The Importance of Imagination for Young Children

The Importance of Imagination for Young Children Imagination is an important part of your child’s growth and development, but how do you gauge it? Creativity and imagination are often the most important skills you can teach a child. For young children, especially, imagination can help them: Develop strong social skills Imagination often means playing pretend. […]

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Healthy Habit New Year Resolutions to Make With Your Children

Healthy Habit New Year Resolutions to Make With Your Children It’s the time of year when many of us make New Year’s resolutions. If you have children, making resolutions together is a great way to make positive changes. New Year’s resolutions are also a wonderful opportunity to teach children about a healthy lifestyle and emphasize […]

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8 Lessons Kids Learn When Playing a Sport

8 Lessons Kids Learn When Playing a Sport Playing a sport can be a lot of fun. For children, it’s also an educational experience in many ways. Experts agree sports help teach children important life lessons, such as the following: 1. Teamwork Team sports require children to work together as a team. Children learn what […]

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5 Lessons Children Learn from Having a Pet

5 Lessons Children Learn from Having a Pet At some point, most children want a pet of their own. And they may be onto something — research suggests pets are beneficial to children in many ways. Animals, while cute and cuddly, can also teach children a number of important developmental lessons. 1. Responsibility Pets can […]

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