"Sure, winning isn't everything. It's the only thing." - Football coach Red Sanders, in Sports Illustrated, Dec. 26, 1955, often attributed to Vince Lombardi
11/29/2011 - 09:31
“Roughhousing” has been making moms nervous for centuries, probably. And while you've obviously got to be careful when goofing around physically with your kids—just as they do with their siblings or their friends—there may actually be some benefits to horseplay.
11/29/2011 - 09:13
If your child is struggling in sports, what should you do? Should you talk to your child’s coach? Take extra time to practice with him or her? Or just plain let them quit? Every situation differs, of course, but in general it is best to let your child have his or her own chance to make decisions about sports.
10/17/2011 - 22:22
Most kids are naturally competitive, especially against the people they know best. It can often be a positive attribute for a youngster striving to become better at a particular aspect of life, be it school or sports.
08/20/2011 - 13:29
As spring approached and kids took to the ball fields once again, Ian Mitchell, 12, was focused, prepared and ready to play. He had been thinking about this day since the end of last season when he narrowly missed being selected to the all star team.
07/10/2011 - 16:22
In some ways, it seems so easy. With a veritable buffet of choices, finding a sports-related summer camp for a youthful participant can simply mean picking a date, paying an entry fee and playing.
05/20/2011 - 14:36
It must be frustrating for a parent… your daughter, who at age six or seven was active, self-assured and confident, now at age ten seems to be more self-conscious and is constantly comparing how she looks to other girls.
04/19/2011 - 18:16
The wall-mounted flat-screen televisions' volume blares above the whir of treadmills and slamming of iron weights. The combined sounds of excited voices, exercise machines and electric beeps and buzzes reveal a scene of heightened physical activity.
04/19/2011 - 17:25
Well, that depends on who you ask. Some people say yes, while others say no. And a few say it depends. KidSPORTS Magazine talked to parents, coaches, teachers and other experts about the issue.
03/23/2011 - 17:33