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Honda Helps Staten Island Little League Team after Devastating Hurricane (Sponsored)

The furious winds of Hurricane Sandy have long since subsided, but the devastation in Staten Island is still a reality for many families. » Read more

Sport Summer Camps for Your Child

By MySummerCamps

Summer camps that focus on sports will offer long-lasting friendships, structured environments, and will teach skills to help your child achieve their dreams. Each offers top-quality facilities and your young camper will love every moment as each camp offers exciting challenges. The rewards will last a lifetime for everyone that participates in one of these summer sports camps. » Read more

Dream Big: Train to Be a Champion at Summer Camp

By Amanda Formaro, KidsCamps.com

Looking for a camp that will help your athletic child excel? Maybe little Johnny is a potential baseball or football star, or maybe his skills are in the Martial Arts or archery. No matter what area of athleticism your child competes in, chances are there's a camp for that! » Read more

How to Get Your Couch Potato Off the Couch

Just about every kid loves a lazy day on the couch with a favorite movie or show on TV. But too much time in a sedentary mode can lead to obesity or other health problems. If your children are spending more time on the couch than off the couch, it’s time to help them get moving. Here’s how: » Read more

Parenting Your Young Athlete

If you have a young child who has a natural gift for athletics, you are in luck. Your child is in for a wonderful ride of competition, achievement, and the sheer joy of being part of the game. But being the parent of a young athlete has special responsibilities as well. » Read more

Raising a "Good Sport"

It’s a competitive world out there, and whether your kids compete in athletics, music, or even academics, they will have to learn how to be “good sports.” Being a good sport doesn’t just mean knowing how to lose gracefully – although that’s a part of it too. It means doing your best, enjoying the competition, and appreciating the effort of everyone else in the game. » Read more

Youth Sports Nutrition Tips

By Paula Schmitt

One of the most common questions parents ask regarding their child’s nutrition during sports is - what is the healthiest thing for my child to eat and drink before playing sports? » Read more